Project Accountant

  • Lakewood, CO
  • Full Time
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Experienced

Recruiting Firm, Riderflex has been hired by our client, Archway Housing and Services, to find their next Project Accountant!

Company: Archway Housing and Services
Industry: Nonprofit
Title: Project Accountant
Location: Lakewood, Colorado
Reports to: Accounting Manager 

Direct reports: N/A
Type: Full-time, W2

1. POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Project Accountant is responsible for general accounting and bookkeeping of Archway Communities development properties. The Project Accountant will also work directly with the Accounting Manager to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities related to the organization’s overall goals. This includes but is not limited to project and development accounting and tracking, completing monthly bank reconciliations, and other projects as they are assigned.

2. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS A. Project Accounting Objective: Execute various tasks on behalf of the organization. Why this matters: Collaboration between the Accounting and Real Estate departments ensures that development projects are executed and tracked properly.

Key Results:

i. Enter invoices into the accounting software (ResMan) for each development property

a. Determine to which account each invoice should be allocated

b. Maintain a copy of invoices or correspondence necessary for files

 

ii. Track expenses of each project

a. Communicate with the Real Estate department to ensure invoices and expenses are tracked properly

b. Utilize budget spreadsheets provided by the Real Estate department

iii. Assist in development draws

a. Communicate with the Real Estate team and lender when needed

iv. Track sources and uses of each development project

a. Record sources when they are received b. Cut checks for draws

B. Accounts Payable Objective: Establish and implement best practices and processes for the organization.

Why this matters: The Project Accountant must work efficiently to ensure procedures are completed in a timely manner. Archway operates multiple entities and completing these activities in a timely manner ensures efficient operation.

Key Results:

i. Properly allocate invoices for each property to the appropriate expense account

ii. Maintain a copy of invoices or correspondence necessary for files

iii. Review the receipts and records to reconcile discrepancies

iv. Check runs

a. Determine which invoices can be paid and the order of precedence

C. Banking/Accounts Receivable Objective:

Establish and implement best practices and processes for the organization.

 

Why this matters: The Project Accountant must work efficiently to ensure procedures are completed in a timely manner. Archway operates multiple entities and completing these activities in a timely manner ensures efficient operation.

 

Key Results:

i. Record deposits

ii. Reconcile bank statements for each of the properties every month

iii. Maintain files for bank receipts

 

D. Operate Effectively – Support Accounting Manager

Objective: Execute various tasks on behalf of the organization.

Why this matters: The support of these functions allows the accounting department to operate more effectively.

Key Results:

v. Assist with month-end and year-end close activities

vi. Assist in gathering material for annual audits vii. Assist team on other projects

 

3. QUALIFICATIONS:

A. Education – Bachelors of Science in Accounting or equivalent

B. Experience – Two years of accounting experience

C. Required Skills:

i. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

ii. Proficiency in Accounting Software such as ResMan (Preferred)

iii. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

D. Personal Characteristics:

i. Excellent organization and time management skills

ii. Exceptional internal and external communication skills

iii. Positive attitude and approach to work

4. WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

A. Ability to stand or sit while maintaining alertness for several hours at a time.

B. Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate.

C. Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.

D. Ability to view/enter data for long periods of time.

 

5. COMPENSATION

A. The pay range for this role begins at $26 per hour and goes to $30 per hour depending on experience.

B. Archway provides Health and Dental insurance with the company paying 80% of the cost.

C. Archway provides a Vision plan as well as Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage and Basic Life/AD&D; the company pays the full amount of these plans.

D. Archway provides a 401k retirement plan. We currently do not provide matching funds.

E. Archway provides 13 paid holidays per year including 3 floating holidays. F. Full-time employees accumulate one day of paid sick leave for each month worked, after their first 30 days of full employment. Unused sick leave accumulates from year to year up to a maximum of 60 working days. G. Full-time employees in their first three years of continuous employment will accrue vacation time at 3.08 hours per pay period. For a full-time employee working 40 hours per week, this equals 80 hours, or two weeks of vacation per year. H. Prior to the start date, an Employee Handbook detailing these and other benefits will be made available to newly hired employees.

About Archway Housing and Services
The mission of Archway Housing & Services, Inc. is to change lives by providing housing and related supportive services that engender a safe environment and teach community skills for families with low to moderate incomes.

Our goal is to build healthier communities by offering quality affordable housing with services that enhance the social and economic well-being of families in Metro Denver.

Our inclusiveness initiative, funded through The Denver Foundation, is part of our effort to build our organizational capacity by focusing on how we can continue to effectively address the need for affordable housing in a diverse community.

Archway Housing & Services, Inc. pledges to not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or military status in any of its activities or operations.

About Recruiting Firm, Riderflex

Riderflex is a national, Colorado based, premier headhunter, RPO and employment agency; recruiting and searching the top talent for staffing your teams.

Our core purpose is to help create dynamic work environments for clients and candidates. We specialize in three core competencies; recruiting, consulting, and candidate services. Our recruiting process includes vetting candidates through video interviews by current C-Level executives with over 30 years of experience. We recruit for all industries and functions, from the C-Suite to Manager level, nationwide. Riderflex brings your leadership to the next level with consulting services including Human Resources, Marketing, IT, Sales, Finance, and Operations. 

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