Sachs Electric
  • 06-Sep-2018 to 05-Nov-2018 (CST)
  • Accounting
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Sachs Electric Company




DEPARTMENT: Accounting

POSITION: Accounting Specialist

REPORTS TO:  Accounting Manager/Site Manager

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: No formal supervisory responsibility


  • Review contracts to determine owner/contractor billing requirements.
  • Set up and maintain billing folders on assigned projects, including compilation of necessary documents.
  • Working with project manager, set up and maintain project information for assigned projects within accounting system.
  • Review and verify projects costs; make sure that costs are included in billings according to contracts.
  • Monitor project progress and coordinate with project manager on requirements related to change orders and documentation.
  • Prepare customer billings according to their requirements, including all necessary backup (AIA forms, lien waivers, etc.).
  • Send prepared billings to customer according to their instructions, and post billings within Sachs' accounting system.
  • Adjust billings and receivables balances as directed by Accounting Department management.
  • Provide prompt, courteous and accurate customer support in resolution of customer inquiries.
  • Assist in project closing procedures.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by Accounting Department management.
  • Enter vendor invoices into corporate accounting system
  • Communicate with vendors, project management and peers in a professional and prompt manner
  • Verify Sales / Use tax rates for each project 


  • Microsoft Office software Excel skills are particularly relevant.
  • Ability to quickly learn new accounting software. 
  • Working knowledge of Bluebeam software.
  • Good reasoning skills both numerical and analytical with a strong attention to detail.
  • Even-keeled personality; ability to work under tight time deadlines.
  • Good "people" and communication skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Strong organizational skills, along with the ability to work independently.
  • Candidates with prior experience working in billing or accounting roles within the Construction industry are preferred.


  • The typical office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Ability to work extra hours as determined by the workload and client expectations
  • Travel for this position is minimal.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds, extended standing, reaching, stooping, kneeling and crouching, ability to use hands
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to speak English to communicate with clients, employees, vendors, etc

Sachs Electric Company is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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