16 days old

Accounting Specialist

Aurora, CO 80012

Company Overview:

Adolfson & Peterson Construction, one of the nation’s top contractors, is recruiting for an experienced Accounting Specialist \/ Accounts Payable Clerk for our Mountain States region.  We combine more than 75 years of construction expertise with the newest technologies in order to meet our clients' needs.  We serve owners, architects, and developers with a commitment to teamwork and quality and are constantly looking for people to help us achieve our company goals.

This position will process information from and payments to material suppliers and general payable vendors.

Because safety is paramount to AP and embedded into everything we do, all team members are responsible for working safely within our Incident and Injury Free culture.

Key Accountabilities of the role include:

  1. Take personal responsibility for working safely within an Incident and Injury Free (IIF) culture.
  2. Ensure financial operations are compliant with company expectations, processes, and controls.
    • Sort mail for the department.
    • Prepare journal entries as required.
    • Evaluate, assess, and initiate improvements on processes between finance and operations functions of the business.
  1. Build and maintain good relations and communications with both internal and external customers, including vendors, subcontractors, and project managers.
    • Answer inquiries on the status of accounts from suppliers, general payables vendors, and project managers.
    • Work with field team members and customers to get invoices approved.
  1. Assist with processing vendor payments.
    • Code, enter, and scan material invoices into the accounting system; take available discounts as appropriate.
    • Code and electronically route material invoices.
    • Set up new vendor information in Spectrum and update as necessary.
    • Process vendor check runs and payments.
  1. Other duties as assigned.


  1. History of experience and proven results including:
    1. High school diploma or equivalent and 2+ years of relevant accounting experience. Accounts payable, accounts receivable, and construction accounting experience preferred. Experience and familiarity with the A\/E\/C industry preferred.
    2. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Familiarity with construction accounting software is a plus. 
    3. Understand GAAP.
  2. Demonstrated integrity and ethical standards.
  3. Developed skills (written, oral, and listening) in order to effectively communicate with diverse audiences.
  4. Ability to efficiently manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously under time constraints.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holidays
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus


Est. salary range $37K-$46K before bonus, dependent on experience.

Adolfson & Peterson Construction is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Certain positions and locations require COVID-19 vaccination, subject to reasonable accommodations for valid medical or sincerely held religious reasons.



Posted: 2022-09-20 Expires: 2022-10-21

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Accounting Specialist

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Aurora, CO 80012

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