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Construction Payables Accountant

KBE Building Corporation
Farmington, Connecticut, United States
Closing date
Feb 23, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
KBE Building Corporation: Relationships Are Everything! Join our team today!!

KBE's relationship focus means that you can count on us to do the right thing at all times and work in the best interests of your project. We will be proactive and open in all of our communications and interactions with all members of your project team. Our clients, design partners, and trade contractors say they trust KBE to do the right thing - because we build relationships first, buildings second.

Read on to see if this is the place for you!!

At KBE, we expect the best - and reward it - with excellent compensation and benefits, challenging work, opportunities to learn and grow, and the chance to give back to our communities.

Work Life Balance:

  • 3 O'clock Fridays
  • Telecommuting
    Options for select positions
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Paid Paternal/Maternal Leave
  • Vacation, sick, and personal time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
Health and Wellness:
  • Medical and Dental Insurance (Premium cost sharing between the company and employee)
  • Health Incentive Insurance Discount Employee assistance program
  • Vision Care (100% company paid)
Corporate Culture:
  • Annual Company Meetings, Company Fun Events, & holiday parties
  • Recreational/Chill-Out Space to encourage movement and collaboration:
    Golf Simulator, Pool Table, Dart Boards, Coffee/Snack/Beverage Station, breakout rooms, privacy booths, and more
    (Farmington office)
  • Quarterly Employee Photo Contests -
    with prizes!
  • Company swag! Mugs, Clothing, Backpacks, and more
  • Dress code: Business Casual and Philanthropy Fridays (Jeans)
  • Employee Work Anniversary Recognition
  • Corporate Commitment to Philanthropy -
    and company-sponsored charitable events
  • KBEYOU- Focusing on our company growth with career development and training
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Corporate Contributions toward Monthly Student Loan Repayment
  • Reimbursement for select gym and fitness memberships
  • Tuition Reimbursement
    for Work-Related Education
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Structured Bonus Program
How is this starting to sound!? Are you the next KBE employee!? Apply today!

Position Summary:

Processes, tracks compliance, and pays all construction invoices and subcontractor billings for projects assigned.

Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned:
  • Maintain established guidelines of organization for work area and job files in order to promote the highest level of efficiency
  • Enter invoices and subcontractor requisitions into the accounting system
  • Verify, code invoices, and receive Project Manager approval of work completed
  • Ensure that subcontractors and vendors have complied with all administrative requirements prior to payment being made
  • Current certified payroll is received and reviewed for accuracy;
  • Current insurance is received and reviewed for accuracy;
  • Federal Identification number is received;
  • Necessary warranty and close out items are received.
  • Is aware of special project requirements and ensures compliance.
  • Communicate outstanding issues/items to the vendors and subcontractors - information also available for the subs on the portal and through automatic notifiers:
  • Call to obtain any paperwork that is missing from each vendor.
  • Select invoices to be paid weekly, releases checks, and collects lien waivers.
  • Update checks holding to reflect checks held for compliance paperwork.
  • Assist with project closeout.
  • Coordinate AP Activity with Billing/Cost Accountant as required.
  • Participate in project team meetings.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree in Accounting (minimum of Accounting 101 and 102 courses) or 2+ years of payables bookkeeping experience;
  • Construction experience with exposure to lien waivers, certified payrolls and AIA billings from subcontractors;
  • Proficiency is the MS office suite with particular emphasis on MS Excel, a must;
  • 10 key calculator operation;
  • Strong written and verbal communication.

KBE Building Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status

KBE is a VEVRAA Compliant Federal Contractor.

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