Construction Accounting Assistant – Lake Worth, FL

Construction Accounting Assistant – meticulous and detailed!

If your ideal opportunity is to use your AP skills and more in a small, dynamic company, read on!  Hi-Tech Roofing & Sheet Metal is seeking an Accounting Assistant to join our team of long tenured employees. We are a growing company with a great reputation.  We are proud of our repeat clients.  Our have a lot of work on the books and promise you will not be bored! We are more of a family here at Hi-Tech with great camaraderie.

Hi-Tech has recently implemented a company wide bonus program for which you will be eligible.  The bonus is paid quarterly and can add between 8-14% of your annual salary.

About Hi-Tech:

We offer a stable 16 years in the industry providing solutions for all types of roofing needs, from coal tar pitch to solar energy panels and everything in between.  Our work is comprised of long-term government contracts, as well as large commercial, and small business for both new construction and re-roofing markets.  We offer a full line of services including project budgeting, site assessments, system design and grant & state incentive assistance.  We work with every kind of building management, property manager, principal owners and condo associations with a specialty in solar and LEED certified project.  No job is too small or too large for us.  Hi-Tech has you covered!

Snapshot of key accountabilities:

  • Answer all incoming telephone calls and distribute accordingly.
  • Input all AP into QuickBooks, ensuring accurate GL coding, and distribute invoices to project managers for approval.
  • Review and Input all employee expense reports (review to ensure adequate supporting documentation is present)
  • Apply client payments to A/R ledger and prepare daily bank deposit
  • Follow up with all department managers regarding missing invoices (or invoices not returned which were initially provided for approval)
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities and other due dates.
  • Maintain vendor master file and input all necessary changes into QuickBooks
  • Communicate w/ various department heads in order to reconcile the Credit Card expenditures on a monthly basis
  • Maintain a log of all new 1099 eligible vendors to assist in the creation of W-9 reports annually. Prepare the 1099’s for all applicable vendors annually
  • Maintain and reconcile various balance sheet accounts (petty cash, fixed assets, prepaids, deposits, etc.) and file copies of invoices to serve as support
  • Assist auditors with inquires related to annual audits (pulling necessary backup for AP related questions)
  • Maintain Fleet files and all fleet-related expenses.
  • Maintain all AP files

Traits required for success:

Our ideal candidate is an extremely detailed person with very strong follow up.  While our environment is fast paced, you produce your best working at a steady and methodical pace to ensure your work is precise and error free.  Technically vs. socially focused, you are a no nonsense, heads down worker who is cooperative and takes direction well.  You work well within a defined structure with established processes and procedures.


  • At least 3 years in construction accounting with good understanding of job costing, NTO’s, liens and retention
  • Knowledge of Florida Mechanic lien law
  • Proficient with Quickbooks including job costing, using classes, downloading to Excel, lookups, creating reports
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Spanish speaking is a plus