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  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, Project Management Participates as the lead in the project team through the design, permitting approvals and construction of major existing and new projects, building envelope upgrades and interior renovations across the Harvard Campus.   Manages the project delivery process through all project phases. Facilitates communication throughout project, particularly during transition from one phase to the next.   Works with HCP leadership to develop and maintain project schedules and budgets for all projects.   Participates in the owner’s construction meetings to review construction progress and quality. Monitors, systematizes, recommends, and reports on all change proposals and monitors impact on project schedules and budgets.   Manages project quality control through design team, independent testing firms, commissioning authorities and other resources, as necessary.   Manages submittal review process to ensure expeditious processing.   Observes all on site tests required by the contract documents and coordinates testing activities by agents retained by the Owner. Observes and reviews the contractor’s record drawings and reports any apparent failure by the contractor to maintain records.   Manages a timely and orderly project closeout processes. Works with consultants and operations personnel to prepare a punch-list for the contractor and ensure punch-list items have been addressed appropriately.   Helps sustains an environment that fosters teamwork, excellence, respect, accountability, and diversity.   Financial Management   Reviews and recommends for payment, project invoices within appropriate signing authority.   Coordinates closely with HCP cost control staff. Monitors project monthly cash flow projections. Provides budget updates, reviews proposed change orders and discusses project budget issues with HCP senior staff as needed.   Guides design decisions by stakeholders to maintain the project scope within the approved scope and budget. Coordinates and takes part in the value engineering process.   Regulatory Approvals   Together with other members of the project team, coordinates submissions to jurisdictional authorities for permitting. Ensures compliance with regulations and all authorities having jurisdiction. Arranges for all jurisdictional authorities’ inspection necessary to secure final approval for projects, as necessary.   Perform other duties as assigned. Basic Qualifications   Minimum 8 years project management experience.   Bachelor’s degree is preferred, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience will be considered; Concentration of experience must be in a technical field (architecture or engineering) related to construction and project management.   Experience with renovation of existing buildings, interior, fit outs and exterior envelope upgrades.   Additional Qualifications and Skills   Skills & Knowledge: Leads through influence rather than through authority. Ability to thrive within a team structure. Effective communication and presentation skills with stakeholders. Ability to work with diverse constituencies. Familiarity with design and construction processes. Familiarity with City, State, and Federal codes and ordinances. Ability to develop and maintain project budgets, cash flow projections and schedules. Skills in interpreting architectural and construction contracts. Ability to negotiate and resolve confrontational issues as they arise. Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse organization.   Additional Qualifications:   Field experience on construction sites is desirable. Design and construction of buildings with exemplary sustainability performance. Apply Here PI239384180
  • Auburn, Massachusetts, Position Summary: Reporting to the Controller, the position performs various accounting tasks to ensure accurate and timely completion of work within the Accounting function.  Supervises four direct reports.   Essential Functions/Position Responsibilities: Adhere to and promote all Company Safety Policies and the Company Code of Conduct.  Maintain the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality. Review, reconcile, and report on the company’s cash position daily. Administer CashPro website (Bank of America) and its users including direct deposits, ACH’s, and wire transfers. Determine Accounts Payable cash requirements and provide a list of Accounts Payable for processing and generation of payments.  Expand utilization of ACH’s for payment vs. paper checks. Responsible for the operations of Payroll and Accounts Payable. Monitors adherence to company finance policies/procedures and interacts with non-departmental personnel to improve compliance and accountability. Reconcile the subsidiary ledgers for cash, job cost, accounts receivable, accounts payable, intercompany accounts, and employee transactions to the General Ledger.  Prepares variance analysis of shared services, LHW and White Development budgets to actual results monthly with explanations. Prepare monthly and annual audit schedules. Assist with the monthly and annual financial closings, general ledger, cash, taxes, and entries for related entities. Overall responsibility for the charitable trust transactions exclusive of tax return. Overall responsibility for the general ledger (COINS), payments, and receipts of the Real Estate Development LLC’s. Perform additional duties as required. Hiring Requirements: 4-year Business/Accounting degree (advanced degree or CPA preferred). 5-years of experience in construction accounting or equivalent training/experience. Knowledge of general construction accounting, auditing, payroll, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable required. Proficiency in ERP software required (COINS experience preferred). Intermediate knowledge of Office 365 software applications. Strong management, supervisory, and leadership skills combined with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing. Superior organizational skills, ability to make independent decisions and multi-task. Communicate clear expectations to reports and hold them accountable for their performance. R.H. White is an equal opportunity employer  that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation, Sick, Holiday, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement, Community Service
  • Phoenix, Arizona, KARBER CORPORATION, a rapidly growing Commercial/Industrial Mechanical Contractor, is seeking a career-oriented individual to join our in-office team. We offer excellent benefits and a positive, productive work environment. The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of construction-based HR/Payroll experience. This position is responsible for all day-to-day operations for weekly payroll, employee benefits and HR compliance issues.  - Strong understanding of benefits administration and compliance issues, including FLSA, ADA, FMLA and ERISA  - Familiarity with Federal, state and local labor laws  - Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently, and as a member of a team - Well organized and able to juggle many tasks at one time Negotiable
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, Position Description   Harvard Capital Projects (HCP) is an internal resource for the Harvard community providing project management services across the entire campus. HCP works collaboratively with a variety of Harvard Schools and Departments, providing project management services for large and small projects including new buildings, renovations, and infrastructure upgrades. HCP prides itself on providing its clients with the highest value services. The Project Controls Specialist I (PCS) reports to the HCP Assistant Manager of Budget, Controls and Reporting. The PCS helps maintain project controls and administrative services processes and procedures for Harvard Capital Projects and ensures their execution on all projects. The Project Controls Specialist I is expected to perform typical project control functions (including but not limited to cost control, schedule control, change review, contract, and process adherence) for various projects.   Responsibilities: Participates as a full member of HCP’s professional team in the process to deliver all projects. Supports the HCP Project Management and Controls team in ensuring successful project delivery. Reviews and processes invoices and requisitions Reviews and processes change orders, allowances, and contingencies. Assist with maintaining project budgets, forecasts, and cash flows in Excel and various university systems.  Ensures integrity of project cost data Ensures adherence to Contracts and University Policy  Documents project controls procedures, systems, and file management Assist with project set up. Assists with Workforce and UBE data collection on projects. Assists with various HCP, Client, and University reporting needs. Assists with managing the invoice and requisition emails. Attending project and internal meetings, as necessary. Participates as a member of HCP’s professional team and Harvard University’s internal community of design and construction professionals, contributing knowledge and experience for the University’s greater good.  Perform other duties as assigned   Basic Qualifications   Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience   Additional Qualifications and Skills   Additional Qualifications: Concentration in a technical field (architecture, engineering, or construction management) related to construction, project management, or the equivalent is preferred but not required.  Fundamental understanding of project control and monitoring practices Knowledge of standard project management, contracting, scheduling, software. Established verbal and written communication skills. Ability to remain well organized and prioritize work, sometimes in time constrained environments.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel.  Ability to work well in a dynamic team environment.  Demonstrated willingness to learn.  Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in finding mutually agreeable solutions within project constraints. Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse organization. Helps sustain an environment that fosters teamwork, excellence, respect, accountability, and diversity.   Apply Here PI238697879
  • San Jose, California, Reports to: Senior Accountant Summary of Position: This person will be responsible for managing and maintaining Blach’s accounting of job costs to provide accurate financial information to management. This position requires attention to detail, as well as proactive cross-functional collaboration throughout the organization. Typical Duties:                         Record monthly SDI and GL insurance to jobs Manage Textura subcontractor billing tool for Blach’s Southern California region, including reviewing sub tier lien releases, preliminary notices, AR collections, and authorizing subcontractor payments Job cost transfers, including miscellaneous transfers and B job cost transfers Record monthly cell phone allocation to jobs Review and produce IT service invoices Record monthly iPad and Verizon invoices to jobs Review and record monthly fuel allocation to jobs Monthly reconciliation of cost and billings Update and manage Silicon Valley Equipment Leasing tool information Maintain and track business licenses Skills/Qualifications:             Bachelor’s degree in Accounting 3-5 years of experience GL experience required, including recording journal entries and performing reconciliations Construction industry experience preferred Excellent Microsoft Excel skills Extreme attention to detail, highly organized Proactive, takes initiative on all projects Great analytical and critical thinking skills Strong communication skills Position Status:  Full-time, regular business hours, non-exempt Compensation: Blach Construction offers an outstanding compensation package, including a highly competitive base salary, an initial three weeks of paid vacation (growing to four weeks after five years of service), holidays, and sick leave. Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, 401(k) plan with company match, profit-sharing, long-term disability insurance, cash bonuses based upon performance, professional development and education assistance, paid parental leave, credit union membership, adoption assistance, infertility treatment assistance, student loan pay-down program, health club/gym subsidy, professional affiliations and many other benefits. The company practices a progressive management style that truly values and appreciates high-quality team members.
  • San Francisco, California, SUMMARY   As the Controller, you will play a pivotal role in leading our accounting team and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our financial operations. You will oversee the monthly financial reporting process, manage accounts receivable, lead the WIP process, and continuously improve our financial systems.   > KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead and manage the accounting team, including hiring, training, and development. Deliver accurate and timely monthly financial reports in accordance with GAAP. Oversee the Accounts Receivable process to ensure timely collection from customers. Lead the monthly WIP process to optimize job profitability and cash flow. Provide responsible stewardship and continuous improvement in all aspects of financial systems.   > QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field required. Minimum of five years of progressive experience in self-performing specialty contractor accounting; union and/or prevailing wage experience a plus. Experience with construction-specific ERP systems; Vista by Viewpoint experience a plus. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, with the ability to learn and use other software programs. If you are a skilled accounting professional ready to take the next step in your career and make a meaningful impact in a dynamic company, we want to hear from you! We are an equal employment opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.   > SELECT REQUIREMENTS: Professional demeanor with strong customer service skills. Strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. Ability to pivot between leadership, delegation, and hands-on tasks. Commitment to maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct. Strong accounting skills, including financial statements and monthly close processes. Excellent management, supervisory, and collaboration skills. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Outstanding organizational and time management abilities to meet strict deadlines.