Construction Administrator

33 Chicago , IL 60654

Posted 7 days ago

Looking for an opportunity to join a rapidly growing construction company servicing Chicago-Metro area and surrounding suburbs? If youre an administrative professional with a strong working knowledge of the construction process, this could be the role for you!

Cubed Construction is a rapidly growing general contracting and construction management firm servicing the Chicago-metro area and surrounding suburbs. We specialize in the renovation of multi-family, mixed use, retail and office buildings. Our client base is real estate investment-centric and we enjoy access to a generous pipeline of work through our sister property management company, 33.

We are looking for the right candidate to join our growing team to spearhead the administrative and accounting tasks associated with construction projects. You will be responsible for the assembly, collection and review all project subcontractor/supplier lien waivers. You should be able to tell us about your track record of success as a team player, who handles all communications with title companies and lenders for draws and disbursements with great attention to detail.

It is important to us that you feel motivated to be at work as you will be working independently with a broad range of clients. Your ability to own your daily tasks in an autonomous capacity will be critical to your success. Were looking for self-starters that can take a project from start to finish without continuous oversight.

The position will include a wide variety of responsibilities including:

  • Prepare monthly applications for payment on AIA-approved payment request forms
  • Manage payment distribution to all subcontractors and major suppliers.
  • Enter and maintain change order documentation
  • Reconcile subcontractor and client budgets to executed contracts
  • Record cost transfers in accounting software
  • Perform final accounting for all construction projects and handle warranty payments / collections
  • Manage and communicate cash flow of all active projects to senior management
  • Participate in project review meetings and visit job sites as necessary
  • Monitor and follow up on accounts receivable
  • Monitor project revenue and assist the project managers in resolving variances
  • Contribute to accounting team meetings with knowledge sharing and process improvement ideas

Requirements

We are seeking candidates who possess the following skill set:

  • Individual must have strong working knowledge of the construction process
  • Experience with pay requests, sworn statements, certified payroll, waivers and certificate of insurance is needed, as well as experience with various title companies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills, efficiency, and attention to details is critical
  • Must be a self-starter that can independently take a project from start to finish without continuous oversight
  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft programs, especially Excel
  • Experience with Quickbooks
  • Proven work experience in construction (2 to 5 years preferred)
  • BA in Accounting, Finance or equivalent construction experience

Benefits

Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k), Life Insurance, Gym Reimbursement Program & more!

Our positive, friendly and professional culture expands to every corner of our company, staff members are excited to be at work and are willing to go the extra mile to achieve success. As part of this team, you will be supported by our team members who can help you navigate any difficult queries, your skills will be recognized and appreciated and your team spirit will be a driving force in our culture.

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