Assistant Accountant - Intern

Turner Construction Company - Dallas, TX4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $28,000 - $37,000 a year
Skills
Provide financial services support to profit centers. Duties may include any specific accounting functions including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Reconciliation, and Special Services.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Assist accountant to ensure client contractual requirements are met in regard to billing and accounts receivables. 
Process accounts payable for vendor invoices and ensure accounts are up to date for assigned projects. 
Process accounts payable for subcontractor invoices, and work with accountant to ensure all applicable lien waivers are submitted and contracts and insurance requirements are in place. 
Assist with completing monthly close process, ensuring all client bills and project costs are posted or accrued if work is in place and of material value. 
Assist with all internal and external audit requests. 
Facilitate data entry processes for project specific vendor invoices and prepare multi-project invoices for distribution to central financial center for input and posting. 
Provide administrative duties as related to invoice processing (i.e. vendor setup and updates, sales and use tax reporting, collection and distribution of client tax exempt certificates). 
Help prepare Turner owner applications for payment by assisting with compiling all supporting invoice backup. 
Provide supervisor with periodic progress reports. 
Relate and apply knowledge acquired in academic setting to company setting. 
Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior.
Maintain professional relationships with company employees, customers and so forth. 
Prepare for and participate in conferences and other opportunities of learning afforded by company.
Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:
Enrolled at 4-year college or university offering accredited and credentialed degree programs, recommended majors include and not limited to Accounting or Finance, with at least 1 year of education and basic knowledge of finance or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience 
Must be willing to work standard work week 
Demonstrated interpersonal skills including student leadership, volunteerism, or other community involvement 
Passionate and willing to learn about overall Turner Finance business strategy, culture and core values 
Assume personal and professional responsibilities for actions and activities 
Enthusiastic, proactive, and eager to tackle new projects and ideas, flexible, adaptable and with attention to detail 
Able to work independently, with some oversight, and in team environment 
Exceptional organizational skills with ability to document and manage accurate and timely information 
Professional and clear verbal and written communication skills 
Computer data entry, database and MS Office skills, intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move heavy weight.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer —minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
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