Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
2/20/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
Project Accounting Intern
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Mortenson | Kirkland, WA
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Job Description

Overview

Mortenson's success is not a matter of luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 40 times regionally over the past decade…

…What are you waiting for?!

Responsibilities

Our Kirkland, WA office is currently seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as a Project Accounting Intern to assist the Projecting Accounting team in ownership of project profitability on large scale commercial construction projects for the summer of 2019.

Learn from the best. Highlights of your work with Mortenson will include:

* Assisting the Project Accountant with preparing backup to support monthly billings
* Assisting Project Accountant with developing monthly equipment spreadsheets
* Gaining a basic understanding of subcontracts and their payment applications and how they are entered and processed
* Exposure to AIA billing processes
* Gaining an understanding of different types of projects (Lump Sum, Cost Plus, GMP) and how each relates to project costs, forecasts and billings
* Learning about project contracts and what information is gained from them
* Supporting the Project Team with coding forms, check requests, subcontractor payments, miscellaneous administrative tasks, etc.

QualificationsRequired:

Cultivate your skills in your chosen field of study and build your career with an internship with Mortenson. We look forward to hearing from you if you:

* Are currently pursuing an undergraduate, four-year degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
* Have experience with Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Microsoft Excel
* Have demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and customer service skills
* Possess strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
* Have demonstrated tenacious analytical skills and strong attention to detail
* Have access to reliable transportation

Preferred:

Are you adaptable and an agile learner? Do you have big ideas and a creative spirit? Are you driven to make a positive difference through your work? We want to hear from you. You are perfect for this opportunity if you:

* Have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 / 4.0 within major coursework
* Possess the right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer

Additional Information:

You will join an exciting and ever-changing industry with a minimum 12-week, full-time (40 hours/week) internship with our team this summer. This internship is based in Kirkland, WA.

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

About Mortenson

Mortenson Development is committed to providing reliable, quality real estate development services to meet the goals and objectives of our customers. We incorporate our company's overall business philosophy, which is dedicated to excellence in performance and meeting or exceeding our customer's expectations for schedule, budget, and facility operations. Mortenson has been providing real estate development services to our customers since 1975. Our services include project feasibility analysis, site selection and acquisition, planning, financing, ownership and implementation. We have built our development expertise through an active involvement in a broad range of real estate endeavors involving major mixed-use retail projects, administrative and technical facilities, telecommunication and manufacturing facilities, educational campuses, corporate headquarters, medical office buildings, hotels and traditional multi-tenant office buildings.