Accounting Specialist

Job Title: Accounting Specialist
Reports To: Accounting Manager
Location: Arvada, CO

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Pie Consulting & Engineering is a leading building science and forensic consulting engineering firm with offices throughout the nation. Pie’s corporate headquarters are located in Arvada, Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills (West of Denver). We serve clients throughout the US and internationally. Our continued growth results from trusted relationships with outstanding clients and an unyielding commitment to their success while adhering to our own CORE values of:

  • Ownership
  • Community
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Optimism

Pie Consulting & Engineering is a fast-growing, private, entrepreneurial firm. Due to our continued success, we are expanding our staff to meet the demand and need of our clients. Our culture is employee-centric and promotes professional growth, opportunity, education/training, and is always considering the next strategic move for advancement of the company and our staff. The work environment is challenging, fast-paced, multi-faceted, dynamic and professional.

POSITION SUMMARY

Pie Consulting & Engineering (Pie) is seeking a personable, articulate, and highly organized individual to join our fast paced Accounting team in a full-time, accounting specialist position. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and possess outstanding organizational skills, sharp attention to detail, and strong written and verbal communication skills to provide accounting support to multiple Pie offices across the United States.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works under the supervision of the Accounting Manager
  • Project Accounting
  • Work successfully in a team environment
  • High organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Applies Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) including analytical work and thorough review of financial records and source document
  • Create and run reports via Excel, providing analysis and conclusion as needed
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Billing
  • Cash Receipts
  • Approve and audit time cards for accuracy, resolving errors and discrepancies with employees and managers
  • Approve and reconcile expense reports

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Requires minimum 3 years relevant accounting experience
  • Experience in a Professional Services/Consulting environment required
  • Project based accounting experience is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or Bachelor’s degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting is preferred
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly with Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Prior experience with ERP software systems (specifically Deltek Vision) preferred
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices and standards
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Skilled in performing details and complex numerical computations and reports
  • Effective oral/written communication skills
  • Flexible, responsive and confident multi-tasker able to work independently, handle multiple deadlines and accommodate shifting priorities
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to quality, organization, meticulous attention to detail and consistency in work product
  • Must have effective interpersonal skills including ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to meet deadlines

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

Interpersonal Skills – Has good listening skills, builds strong relationships, is flexible/open-minded, negotiates effectively, solicits performance feedback and acts on recommendations for improvement

Business Acumen – Understands specialty profession, keeps knowledge up-to-date, is a technical resource for others, follows technology practices and standards

Planning – develops realistic plans, sets goals, aligns plans with company goals, plans for and manages resources, anticipates need for creating contingency plans, coordinates/cooperates with others

Adaptability/Flexibility – Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs

Personal Organization – Keeps information organized and accessible, maintains clean/functional work space, works systematically/efficiently, and manages time well

Quality – Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels

Productivity – Manages a fair workload, volunteers for additional work, prioritizes tasks, develops good work procedures, manages time well, and handles information flow

APPLICATION

If you are interested in joining our team of passionate experts, please send your resume to careers@pieglobal.com