Staff Accountant, Compliance

  • Buffalo, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

Since 1961, LPCiminelli has been achieving award winning results for institutional and commercial clients. Whether implementing comprehensive energy improvement programs, constructing complex research facilities or managing a design-build-finance program to build state-of-the-art facilities –we're committed to achieving the highest quality strategic outcomes.

Throughout our history, we have been highly regarded by clients and industry partners alike for our integrity and ingenuity. We began as a general contracting firm and have grown to become a top echelon national construction group with annual revenues of $400 million.

Today, LPCiminelli is comprised of three major parts: our construction management group, with sound oversight of construction projects through integrated service offerings; our general contracting group, one of the few firms nationwide to be ISO 9001:2008-certified and our solutions group, which focuses on program management, public-private partnerships and innovative sustainable energy solutions, including the $1.45 billion Buffalo Public Schools Reconstruction Program.

Job Description

Overall Results Expected: To ensure that payments and reports are processed in an accurate and timely manner, with appropriate entries made into our systems and appropriate backup held in our files; to interface with operations staff to ensure that all reports and payments are accurate.


Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Collects compliance and accounting related project paperwork (utilization plans, scope verification, award verifications, workforce payment verification, etc.)
  • Prepares and verifies reports (compliance reports, cancelled check reports, etc.) for all projects with diversity goals
  • Assists Compliance Manager with training of Project Staff
  • Fields calls from operations staff and managers seeking information; investigates and responds politely and promptly to all such requests
  • Processes invoices from vendors for goods and services and enter into the accounting      system
  • Collects data and prepares Union Census reports
  • Prepares reports as requested by various Executives and Project Managers.
  • Verifies Payment Reports
  • Performs administrative function (filing, copying, etc.) for Compliance function
  • Additional responsibilities as may be assumed or assigned in support of the company’s efforts to achieve client loyalty and in support of the company’s mission and values
  • Attends conferences and special events as required
  • Professional demeanor and dress at all times
  • Reliable transportation for commuting to meetings in various locations.

 

Qualifications

  1. Bachelors or Associates degree in, accounting,  business administration or a closely related field
  2. One year experience working in accounting or administrative function preferred
  3. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable in the event that either requirement is not met as stated
  4. Advanced Excel is required
  5. Competent in gathering and reporting  data
  6. Excellent problem solving skills; the ability to view a situation from multiple angles, collaboratively brainstorm on solutions and identify the best course to move forward
  7. A strong detail orientation and a commitment to producing work that is accurate the first time
  8. Strength in initiative-taking, and a demonstrated track record in proactively identifying improvement opportunities and acting upon them
  9. Ability to build excellent relations with our internal and external client base, building a reputation for competence, quality, trustworthiness, and ability to get the job done right
  10. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks demanding of immediate attention, and to juggle multiple, on-going, concurrent responsibilities
  11. Competence in common computer applications including MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)  and Internet
  12. Courses in and strong aptitude for statistics, trending analysis, etc.
  13. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks demanding of immediate attention, and to juggle multiple, on-going, concurrent responsibilities
  14. A  commitment to continual learning and development; the demonstrated ability to rapidly assimilate new information, analyze it appropriately and apply it in new situations as they arise

 

Additional Information

LPCiminelli is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a drug and alcohol free environment.

Salary range for this position starts at $14 per hour.