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 experienced Accounting Supervisor to be located out of our Des Moines, IA corporate office.
The Accounting Supervisor provides accounting oversight on multiple construction projects and handles general accounting responsibilities for the location. The Accounting Supervisor collaborates with the Controller to maintain the accounting functions according to legal and financial standards. Typically, this individual reports directly to the Controller, but may report to the Vice President of Finance and Accounting.
Analytical and problem-solving skills, proficient with a 10-key calculator by touch. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and an applied knowledge of computer accounting applications is required. Good oral and written communication skills are a must, as is the ability to work well with people. Discretion is necessary in working with sensitive and confidential information. Ability to establish priorities, the forethought to know when to seek assistance, independent judgment, and a flexible work style; the ability to effectively communicate and work with a variety of different personalities and work styles. Individual operates with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
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 Accounting Supervisor :
Education: A Bachelor degree in business or related field required.
Experience: Six years of accounting experience; which includes two years of direct supervisory experience and two years of construction experience, required.
For more information and to apply please visit our careers page at www.weitz.com . When applying please send specific project experience and detailed information on how you meet the stated requirements.
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The Weitz Company is an EEO/AA employer
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