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Accounting and Finance
Dowbuilt is a high-end builder that started in Seattle, WA in 2004 and now our talented teams can be found throughout WA, CA, HI, CO, and NY. We focus on one-off projects like cutting-edge, innovative new construction, challenging remodels and additions as well as home service – all of which require exacting work with impeccable attention to detail. The culture at Dowbuilt is one of care. Care for our people, care for our clients, care for the craftsmen we partner with - all resulting in care for the incredible designs we bring to life. While our employees’ skill level and experience vary from entry level to mastery, all share an inspiring work ethic and passion for the build.
We are looking for a bright and motivated student toassist our finance & accounting department this summer as an accounting intern. This individual will perform assignments under the direction and supervision of accounting supervisors and senior accounting staff, pursuant to department standards and procedures. A successful candidate will be self-motivated and eager to partner with Dowbuilt to create a mutually rewarding internship experience.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Provide a high level of customer service to owners, employees, vendors and subcontractors
Develop and maintain a high level of trust with project managers, project engineers, owners & employees by timely responding to and investigating inquiries
Work under pressure to meet schedules and tight deadlines
Receive and provide constructive feedback in an objection fashion
Ensure appropriate information is provided to a requesting party by gaining an understanding of the underlying need for the information and how it pertains to the requesting party
Follow instructions carefully
Maintain digital and physical financial records
Respond quickly to requests to re-prioritize duties
Uphold department standards of organization and accuracy; check all work for accuracy
Carry out assigned tasks with precise attention to detail, even under pressure
Retrieve accounting data and system reports, and assemble data to prepare for review
Accurately enter financial transactions into accounting systems
Follow instructions for posting financial data to appropriate accounts
Give recommendations to the accounting cycle managers for correcting and modifying inaccurate records
Anticipate needs of the financial department, identify potential problems before they arise
Use best judgement when making decisions where alternatives are predetermined by established policies and procedures
Interpret and apply instructions and guidelines to resolve discrepancies in work
Maintain discretion and confidentiality of Company and client information
Develop an understanding of the Company’s organizational structure and operating divisions
Actively participate in and help develop procedures related to this position as the business changes
Filing, mailing, and other duties upon request
Duties and assignments: due to the cyclical nature of accounting cycles, work assignments will be based on department needs which may change regularly
Qualifications and Skills:
Currently enrolled in an accounting degree program
High level of proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
Excellent organizational skills and precise attention to detail
Data processing dexterity in working with multiple financial applications
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a knack for getting information across in a clear and succinct way
Must be flexible and adaptable: be able to switch gears and balance multiple priorities effectively
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
Self-reliant and resourceful when problem solving
Comprehension of basic accounting terminology
Familiarity with web-based applications such as Asana, AirTable and Slack is helpful but not required
Must be able to comply with Dowbuilt’s drug and alcohol policy
US work authorization
What We Offer
Business casual dress
Experience in a fast-paced, growing construction company environment
Why Work with Dowbuilt?
We are a fun, easygoing bunch of professionals who take a lot of pride in the work we do. We acknowledge the contributions and talents of our biggest asset (our team members!) by providing recognition, on the job training and opportunities for advancement. We're looking for someone with a high-level of integrity, who shares our values as a business.
Dowbuilt is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity within our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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