Construction and Property Accountant

Job Title

Construction and Property Accountant

Job Description

Walton Enterprises is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual to join the team as a Construction Accountant. The ideal teammate will have the demonstrated ability to manage the accounting operations of the construction and property management division of Walton Enterprises.

About the Position
You’ll join a top-notch team and handle the accounting for construction projects in a geographically diverse company. You will also be responsible for introducing new procedures and policies related to accounting in the property management department.

What you will do
You will utilize software packages to accurate record construction costs and manage cash flows and budgeting for several projects at a time.

Responsibilities
• Responsible for supporting the accounting operations of the construction and property management divisions of the company to support construction and property management activities
• Communicate routinely with and support construction management and property management on a variety of job-related topics including pay application reviews, retainage, internal reports, bonding, insurance, contract agreements. Process lien releases, final lien releases and project budget close out
• Participate in the formation and implementation of company financial plans for project accounting needs, record keeping, lease payments and the annual budgeting process
• Preparation of all monthly project reports with construction management
• Work with internal accounting/financial departments on monthly reconciliation procedures
• Provide reporting and budgeting as required by Management
• Manage company entity and projected project cash flows
• Interact with accounts payable and accounts receivable staff and functions
• Develop written accounting procedures for the operations staff and work with team to ensure proper implementation and compliance
• Creating new accounting/operations procedures to prepare and help manage a rapidly growing entity and the evolving business structure
• Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information
• Assist in collecting and maintaining construction cost metrics and trends
• Other duties as assigned

Who we are looking for

Personal attributes that support your success
• Ability to act as a trusted advisor to principals and colleagues while demonstrating expertise and integrity
• You are helpful, a team player, and show respect while collaborating with others
• You are results oriented and exercise sound judgment in your work
• A lifelong learner, who is inquisitive and solves problems with bold thinking and innovation
• A visionary who plans for the future with imagination and wisdom
• You are dedicated to achieving excellence and work with others to tackle the tasks at hand

Additional Helpful Experience Includes
• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and/or finance preferred
• 2+ years of Construction Management or General Contracting or Subcontractor industry experience

About the Property Management Department
The Property Management team assists the family members with all property related activities including acquisition, design, and development. They manage a variety of properties including both personal and commercial real estate, vehicles, equipment, and other property related assets throughout the country. The Property Management team also supports the Walton Family Foundation and Walton Enterprises office buildings.

About Walton Enterprises
Walton Enterprises (WEI) is a family office serving the personal and financial needs of multiple generations of the Walton family. Guided by Sam Walton’s values, WEI’s mission is to enable all family members to reach their personal, philanthropic, and business aspirations.

As the family’s wealth grows and a new generation takes on more meaningful roles, WEI is expanding the scope, depth and sophistication of its services, which include wealth management, legal, accounting, tax, risk management/insurance, technology, HR, construction, facilities management, as well as oversight of external resources and services for family members and their related entities. This is an exciting time to be part of this world class team.

Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status of protected veteran, among other things or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Basic Qualifications

• 3+ years of progressive construction accounting experience
• Experience in job cost accounting and financial reporting
• Understanding of commercial insurance
• Experience in enterprise accounting software such as SAP, Oracle/PeopleSoft, etc.
• Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel including use of pivot tables, charts and graphs, and knowledgeable about other Microsoft suite products
• Highly proficient in AIA suite of documents
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience with the creation, upkeep, and management of databases