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Accounting Associate II

Dowbuilt Seattle, WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Dowbuilt is a high-end builder that started in Seattle, WA in 2004 and now our talented teams can be found throughout WA, CA, HI, CO, and NY. We focus on one-off projects like cutting-edge, innovative new construction, challenging remodels and additions as well as home service – all of which require exacting work with impeccable attention to detail. The culture at Dowbuilt is one of care. Care for our people, care for our clients, care for the craftsmen we partner with - all resulting in care for the incredible designs we bring to life. While our employees’ skill level and experience vary from entry level to mastery, all share an inspiring work ethic and passion for the build.

The accounting associate II assists the finance & accounting department by performing assignments under the direction and supervision of accounting supervisors and senior accounting staff, pursuant to department standards and procedures. This position will be trained in both AP and AR/Billing functions, but with a primary focus on billing support.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide a high level of customer service to owners, employees, vendors and subcontractors
  • Develop and maintain a high level of trust with project managers, project engineers, owners & employees by timely responding to and investigating invoice related inquiries
  • Work independently as well as part of a team
  • Work under pressure to meet schedules and tight deadlines
  • Receive and provide constructive feedback in an objection fashion
  • Ensure appropriate information is provided to a requesting party by gaining an understanding of the underlying need for the information and how it pertains to the requesting party
  • Follow instructions carefully
  • Maintain digital and physical financial records
  • Respond quickly to requests to re-prioritize duties
  • Uphold department standards of organization and accuracy; check all work for accuracy
  • Carry out assigned tasks with precise attention to detail, even under pressure
  • Retrieve accounting data and system reports, and assemble data to prepare for review
  • Accurately enter financial transactions into accounting systems
  • Follow instructions for posting financial data to appropriate accounts
  • Give recommendations to the accounting cycle managers for correcting and modifying inaccurate records
  • Anticipate needs of the financial department, identify potential problems before they arise
  • Use best judgement when making decisions where alternatives are predetermined by established policies and procedures
  • Interpret and apply instructions and guidelines to resolve discrepancies in work
  • Maintain discretion and confidentiality of Company and client information
  • Develop an understanding of the Company’s organizational structure and operating divisions
  • Actively participate in and help develop procedures related to this position as the business changes
  • Filing, mailing, and other duties upon request
  • Duties and assignments: due to the cyclical nature of accounting cycles, work assignments will be based on department needs which may change regularly

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Associates degree in accounting or equivalent professional experience
  • At least 1 Year experience as an Accounting Assistant or Accounting Clerk
  • Experience with an integrated accounting software database
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word), BlueBeam, and/or Adobe Acrobat and SmartSheet
  • Excellent organizational skills and precise attention to detail
  • Data processing dexterity in working with multiple financial applications
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a knack for getting information across in a clear and succinct way
  • Must be flexible and adaptable: be able to switch gears and balance multiple priorities effectively
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Self-reliant and resourceful when problem solving
  • Comprehension of basic accounting terminology
  • Familiarity with web-based applications such as Asana, AirTable and Slack is helpful but not required
  • Must be able to comply with Dowbuilt’s drug and alcohol policy
  • US work authorization

What We Offer

  • Competitive Pay Commensurate with Skills and Experience
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • 100% paid Medical and Basic Life Insurance for employees
  • Cost-shared, affordable Dental and Vision coverage
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer profit sharing contributions

Why Work with Dowbuilt?

We are a fun, easygoing bunch of professionals who take a lot of pride in the work we do. We acknowledge the contributions and talents of our biggest asset (our team members!) by providing recognition, on the job training and opportunities for advancement. We're looking for someone with a high-level of integrity, who shares our values as a business.

Dowbuilt is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity within our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Seattle, WA
98103 USA