Accountant I

Weitz    Des Moines, IA
Job Description

The Weitz Company is one of the oldest general contractors in the United States, specializing in Commercial and Industrial construction projects, supported by a best-in-class Supply Chain business segment. We have forged our reputation by constantly seeking new construction innovations and technology that provide our clients and employees with predictable, reliable, and collaborative services. Our commitment to delivering a top quality product has resulted in long-standing customer relationships and recognition by industry rankings as one of the top contractors in the United States. Weitz views employees as our most valuable asset, and the key to the success of the Company. Employees enjoy the ability to build relationships, network and make an impact on our communities. We promise every employee competitive pay and benefits, a safe place to work, a career path supported by training and development opportunities, and a positive work environment. Employees are encourage to work hard, have fun and build strong relationships along the way! The Weitz Company is seeking an Accountant I to be located out of our Des Moines, IA Corporate office.

The Accountant I is responsible for accounting projects related to financial reporting and transactions. This position reports to the Controller.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in maintaining financial records
  • Records various financial transactions relating to corporate accruals
  • Performs various monthly account reconciliations and analyses
  • Assists in the consolidation and preparation of financial reports
  • Responsible for month-end close tasks
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; applies technical and professional expertise to the practical solutions of problems
  • Meets established quality standards while ensuring content is accurate to avoid re-work
  • Assures quality service to staff and clients; is reliable and punctual
  • Adheres to all company policies, standards, and procedures
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
  • Qualifications: 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 in this role.

  • Education: An Accounting Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • Experience: Previous accounting internship experience and/or one to two years in a fast-paced business environment are preferred.
  • Skills: Independent judgment, problem solving, internal and external communication, attention to detail, tact, discretion with sensitive and confidential information, adaptability, prioritization and analytical abilities are all necessary skills for an Accountant I.
  • Technology: Candidate should be proficient in 10-key and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), and have ability to learn specific accounting software (Tungsten, JDE, etc.). Training will be provided on company standards.
  • BUILD A BETTER WAY The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Company is a drug and alcohol free workplace.


    Sat, 16 Mar 2019 03:20:21 GMT

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