The Weitz Company - Des Moines, IA

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The Weitz Company of today descends from a small carpentry shop founded in Des Moines, Iowa in 1855. Its client-focused culture offers expertise in private and public projects, as well as specialized sectors such as alternative energy and military construction. The Company's clients and partners receive value through sustainable design and construction, Integrated Project Delivery, lean construction and Virtual Design and Construction. Weitz is employee owned and ranks as one of the top 50 largest general building contractors in the United States.

The Weitz Company is looking for an Accountant to be located out of our Des Moines, IA office.

Essential Duties:
The Accountant is responsible for performing certain weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting functions. This position is responsible for routine monthly tasks and special projects assigned by the Accounting Manager. Many of the duties and responsibilities will need to be prioritized and performed simultaneously. This position reports to the Accounting Manager.

Required Skills

A qualified candidate will have the ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines, independent judgment, a flexible work style, organizational skills, flexibility to coordinate multiple projects and the communication skills necessary for contact with company personnel. Individual must have math aptitude, accounting skills and ability to operate with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Proficiency with a 10-key and personal computer Microsoft Office applications are necessary. Discretion is necessary if working with sensitive and confidential information.

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each previously stated duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to succeed as an Accountant:

Education: A two-year associate’s degree in business, accounting or finance is necessary for this position. A four year accounting degree is preferred.

Experience: Two years of related experience at congruent level of job responsibility is necessary for this position for individuals with a two-year degree.

Additional: Experience with Microsoft Office and 10 key required.

For more information and to apply please visit our careers page at . When applying please send specific project experience and detailed information on how you meet the stated requirements.


The Weitz Company is an EEO/AA employer

The Weitz Company is a drug free working environment

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