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Current Job Openings-

SUN FOREST CONSTRUCTION, Central Oregon’s most longstanding and diversified custom home builder and remodeling company well known for its integrity, quality and service currently has an open position available for an Accounting Administrator and a Residential Home Designer.

 

ACCOUNTING ADMINISTRATOR -

Position Summary:
Provide accounting support and assistance to the organization and the CFO. Handles accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, and job cost duties. Prepares client draw statements, and ensures files are completed and maintained as needed. Ensures that the company’s routine accounting functions run accurately and effectively.

Qualifications:
• High School diploma or GED
• Associates degree or college courses in accounting, finance, or mathematics recommended.
• Organization skills, accuracy, and excellent math skills required.
• Basic bookkeeping skills helpful, including payroll processing.
• Experience in a position with similar duties and level of responsibility preferred.
• Must be dependable and reliable with assigned work schedule.
• Good driving record, Oregon driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
• Good verbal and written communication skills are required.
• Basic office skills required (filing, typing, using office equipment, data entry).
• Accuracy, strong attention to detail, and an aptitude for numbers is required.
• High level of accuracy, confidentiality, and professionalism with work produced.
• Excellent internal and external customer service skills required for written, telephone, and
face-to-face communication.
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills to be able to deal efficiently & professionally with co-workers, clients, sub-contractors, vendors, and others involved with business operations.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks while maintaining a smooth workflow and an organized desk.
• Proven accounting experience and familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures.
• Under general supervision, must be able to prioritize workload, and accomplish tasks in a timely manner, with the ability to solve problems quickly and appropriately.
• Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports.
• Proficiency with 10-key, computers, and software systems.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
• Knowledge of SAGE 300 CRE is preferred, but not required.
• Must have high ethical standards and be able to uphold Sun Forest’s excellent reputation in the business community.
• Must have the physical ability to meet the demands of the position, which include sitting, standing, lifting up to 10 pounds, and stooping. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions within the limits of the physical demands of this position.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Process daily accounting documents: invoices, transfers, scope changes, dynamics.
2. Enter client draw payments.
3. Reconcile bank statements.
4. Research, track, and resolve accounting problems or discrepancies.
5. File accounting documents weekly, maintain accurate and neat files.
6. Handle and resolve vendor or employee questions regarding invoices or payments.
7. Compile and organize Homeowner Warranty Books for Custom Home projects.
8. Enter subcontractor insurance information into system & track records for expired coverages.
9. Print vendor checks and mail out or prepare payments for pick up with appropriate check stuffers & collect sub-contractor lien waivers if needed.
10. Prepare monthly client draw statements.
11. Payroll and accounts payable processing including enter bi-weekly hourly timesheets into payroll system, print paychecks and make direct deposits.
12. General office duties such as filing, photo-copying documents, faxes & deliveries, data entry, pick up & process incoming office mail daily.
13. Back up for front reception when needed by answering phones and greeting customers.
14. Exhibits good judgment, high ethical standards, and competent decision-making skills at all times, and represents Sun Forest reputably with our clients, staff, suppliers, business associates, and in the community.

RESIDENTIAL HOME DESIGNER - 

Position Summary:

This individual will assist the in-house design team by preparing detailed drawings and plans of architectural and structural features for residential remodel projects using AUTOCAD, ADT, and/or REVIT programs. Interaction with clients in a sales capacity is also a key function of this job.

 

Qualifications:

  • Business degree or equivalent, with formal architectural education preferred.

  • Prefer candidate with 5 years construction & building experience

  • Background in construction drawings & design

  • Proficiency with REVIT or similar design software.

  • Basic engineering math background & understanding of concepts as they pertain to residential building.

  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License & good driving record that meets insurance requirements.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Must be computer literate with AUTOCAD, or similar architectural design software, and prefer experience with REVIT.

  • Must have the skills and ability to interpret complex architectural plans, details and blueprints.

  • Working knowledge of construction practices & understanding of building code compliance.  Some hands-on construction experience helpful.

  • Basic geometry & trigonometry principles as they relate to design and construction.

  • Proven experience designing high end residential projects, including experience with Earth Advantage systems.

  •  Understanding of design principals and spatial relationships

  • Must be personable, articulate, well read, up to date on current events, with a polished and professional image, and able to represent the company well in a sales capacity, both verbally and in written communications. 

  • Must be well organized and an effective time manager, to ensure that all aspects of the project assigned are completed on schedule.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills to be able to deal effectively & professionally with co-workers, clients, sub-contractors, vendors, and others involved with business operations

  • Must have high ethical standards & be able to uphold Sun Forest’s excellent reputation in the business community.

  • Must have the physical ability to meet the demands of the position, which include standing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, climbing on 20 ft. ladders and roofs, reaching.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions within the limits of the physical demands of this position.

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Forms a solid partnership with the sales team to engage clients in the design/build process and generate customer loyalty to SFC through confidence in the quality of our product, enthusiasm, charisma, communication skills, and design knowledge.

  2. Apply drafting and mechanical knowledge & techniques to prepare working drawings.

  3. Apply field notes to detailed technical drawings.

  4. Apply basic land surveying techniques in preparation of site plans.

  5. Balance time appropriately between office and field duties.

  6. Effectively & professionally communicate with all parties involved with the project on a regular basis, including keeping the Department Manager & Project Managers informed of any challenges or issues that may arise.

  7. Apply construction and design background to analyze and prepare working drawings.

  8. Exhibits good judgment, high ethical standards, and competent decision making skills at all times, and represents Sun Forest reputably with our clients, staff, suppliers, business associates, and in the community.

 

 

 

 

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If interested in a position at Sun Forest Construction, 

you can contact us or apply in the following ways:

  • In person - Stop by our office to pick up an application or drop off a resume.

  • Email – Send your resume to our HR department using the            button below, or email us directly at chelsea.mager@sforest.com.

  • Website – Print off the application and return it to us.

  • Craigslist or Indeed  – Respond to posts online.

Please check back for future positions, or feel free to drop off 

or submit a formal application and resume to be considered for

future employment opportunities.  

Thank you for your interest!