The Subcontract Accounting Assistant will perform a variety of subcontract specific accounting functions within the accounts payable group. These functions will include subcontractor compliance, analysis, and audit of subcontractor cost substantiations. With robust attention to detail, they will monitor theirs tasks for accuracy, completeness, and contract compliance. They will perform accounts payable processes including the data entry of subcontractor invoices and contracts, in addition as weekly payment disbursements to meet the process standards and deadlines.
Maintain and track subcontractor’s compliance, including monitoring lien waivers, reviewing subcontractor certificates of insurance and endorsements for compliance, and other regulatory requirements
Analyze and audit billing substantiations submitted by subcontractors following estabilished processes and policies
Scan, file, and organize electronic accounts payable records, as well as perform the data entry of subcontracts and invoices into accounting system
Generate subcontract checks according to established procedures and controls, and prepare for review and signature
Prepare and review subcontract and purchase order change orders
Desired Skills & Experience
The ideal candidate will have strong problem solving skills to ensure that the substantiations are in compliance to the contracts. They will have great communication and tracking skills to maintain the certificates of insurances. With great analytical skills, they will help with internal auditing and lien releases and waivers. As a great team player, they must be able to work well with others and be proactive with following up with others on the team.
Job Requirement: An Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of work experience and education. A minimum of two years of experience in an accounting administration role. Experience with MS Office Suite. Preferred Requirements: Experience working in the construction industry, in either commercial or residential construction.
Sellen Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive compensation package including 401(k) match, insurance benefits, and a bonus pay program.
About this company
Sellen Company is the largest locally owned commercial construction firm in the region. Since our founding in Seattle in 1944, Sellen has built some of the Pacific Northwest’s most exciting and prominent projects. On all of our projects – from high-rises and hospitals, to historic renovations and arts facilities – our clients value the innovation and close collaboration that we provide their development teams. Our success is based on one simple philosophy: we view ourselves as a strategic partner and strive to support the missions of our clients by helping them accomplish their goals.