Staff Accountant

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Staff Accountant

City Point Partners is a construction services firm serving the engineering and construction industries. We are seeking a part-time Staff Accountant to join our team.

Essential Job Duties

  • Maintain financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepare journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations and assist with monthly close processes while ensuring compliance with GAAP.
  • Assist with the creation and analysis of company budgets.
  • Assist with independent auditor relationships and audit engagements, including audits relating to indirect accounting functions. Help manage the CPA firm on annual tax planning, preparation, and filing at the company level.
  • Maintain compliance with state business filings for various corporate entities.
  • Oversee A/R and A/P processes. .
  • Perform ad hoc responsibilities as requested by the Financial Contract Manager and President.

Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 2+ years as Staff Accountant with a track record of success and increasing responsibility or relevant combination of education and experience.

Required Skills

  • Must have knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) as applicable to overseeing the company’s Indirect Cost Rate.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills. Strong analytical and quantitative abilities with a good understanding of mathematical concepts.
  • Knowledge of policies, procedures, and systems of internal control, especially around revenue recognition.
  • Superb business software knowledge; expert technology user. Deltek Vision or other project-based accounting system experience. Expertise in Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access). Demonstrated experience using Excel to build and maintain complex financial models as well as perform financial and data analysis.
  • Keen attention to detail, with an ability to spot errors.
  • Ability to work in concert with contractors, consultants, and clients.
  • Ability to keep client satisfaction a top priority.

Diversity and Inclusion

City Point Partners is committed to investing in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where all employees feel welcome and empowered. We believe that a team diverse in people, experiences, and ideas enables us to better understand our clients and the communities we serve. Our firm seeks equity in developing talent, creating opportunities, and promoting leadership among staff.

City Point Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability.

Why Join City Point Partners?

City Point Partners has won three years in a row the award for “Best Places to Work” in the Boston Business Journal. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Work/life balance is important to us, as is providing a high level of service and quality to our clients.

Please send resume to Leila Cahillane at lcahillane@citypointpartners.com

 

Project Coordinator

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Project Coordinator

We are seeking to hire a Project Coordinator to support a capital projects program, working from a project office in Boston The Project Coordinator will provide support to the capital projects team and will implement consistent processes between projects within the program.

Essential Job Duties

  • Provide support to Project Managers and Accountants on multiple projects during all phases of construction.

  • Coordinate the scheduling of meetings as needed, including setting up and breaking down of conference rooms.

  • Monitor, review, download from Project Website and file RFIs, field orders, logs and submittal process on projects.

  • Assist with project administration deliverables (i.e., meeting minutes, budget tracking, schedule updates, monthly invoices, closeout, etc.)

  • Manage relationships and interface with vendors, designers, general contractors, architects and client staff on a variety of construction project related tasks.

  • Maintain record set of documents to include drawings and CAD files.

  • Assist Project Managers in the preparation and administration of Bid, Contract and Construction documents.

  • Assist in monitoring the general contractor’s schedule.

  • Coordinate, as needed, change order process.

  • Attend, as needed, design meetings and follow up on action items.

  • Attend and participate in on-site and off-site construction meetings, taking notes to check against Meeting Minutes as prepared by the general contractor and/or design team.

  • Assist in administering punch list and project close-out activities, including acceptance and completion of project.

  • Assist Project Managers in the preparation of monthly progress reports for management.

  • Assist Project Managers and Accounting in the review and preparation of Monthly Draws.

  • Maintain the highest level of tenant and vendor relations and departmental standards for quality of work.

  • Support the Operations Partner with specific projects as directed.

 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in construction

 

Required Skills

    • Strong organizational and coordination skills

    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Acrobat Pro or Bluebeam Revu

    • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

    • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines

    • Ability to work independently without detailed direction or supervision

    • Flexible and able to readily adapt to changing priorities

 

Diversity and Inclusion

City Point Partners is committed to investing in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where all employees feel welcome and empowered. We believe that a team diverse in people, experiences, and ideas enables us to better understand our clients and the communities we serve. Our firm seeks equity in developing talent, creating opportunities, and promoting leadership among staff.

 

City Point Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability.

 

Why Join City Point Partners?

City Point Partners has won three years in a row the award for “Best Places to Work” in the Boston Business Journal. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Work/life balance is important to us, as is providing a high level of service and quality to our clients.

Please send resume to Leila Cahillane at lcahillane@citypointpartners.com

Scheduler

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Scheduler

City Point Partners is a construction services firm serving the engineering and construction industries. We are looking to hire a Scheduler to join our Project Controls team, which provides consulting services for a broad range of clients and projects–public and private.

Skills

  • Hands-on scheduling experience and working knowledge of Oracle Primavera P6 and MSProject.
  • Working knowledge of field construction assemblies, sequencing, and duration of work.
  • Ability to develop construction schedules, incorporate changes to schedule baselines and updates. 
  • Knowledge of earned value methodology, scope control, and change management.
  • Prior experience in road, bridge, aviation, and/or rail projects, along with municipal or commercial building projects is preferred.
  • Familiar with basic cost analysis and forecasting as it relates to planning and scheduling.
  • Familiar with construction contracting and the scheduling implications of contract terms.
  • Ability to use drawings and specifications for schedule development.  
  • Ability to resource load schedule and perform remedial schedule risk analysis.
  • Ability to work in concert with contractors, consultants, and clients.
  • Ability to keep client satisfaction a top priority.

Tasks

  • Develop full CPM schedule logic for construction projects including milestones, procurement, construction, and closeout activities.
  • Assist with development and maintenance of scheduling work breakdown structure (WBS) to ensure project coding is effectively used for all project controls applications.
  • Participate in and lead project planning and scheduling review meetings and assist with communication and coordination of schedule input to project stakeholders.
  • Lead or assist in the development of program/project resource and cost-loaded schedules for design, procurement, start-up, construction, and close-out.
  • Responsible for assembling data for schedule development and updating.
  • Develop and maintain templates and layouts for project development and reporting.
  • Produce scheduling analysis and management reports and assist with tracking corrective actions.
  • Develop municipal and state agency requirements for contractor time determination schedules.
  • Develop contractor baseline schedule and achieve acceptance from agency reviewers.
  • Review and approve contractor baselines and schedule updates.
  • Review and develop updated and progressed schedules for monthly submissions conforming to contractor payment requisitions and prepare reports for project stakeholders.
  • Measure progress and review invoices of contractors to confirm schedule conformance.
  • Conduct or assist with performance measurement and associated schedule trends.
  • Update schedules for change orders and time impact determinations.
  • Analyze contractor schedules, schedule variances, and construction data to identify key project issues and recommend corrective action.
  • Analyze contractor critical path updates, schedule progress, and evaluate schedule options.
  • Assist with coordination, reconciliation, and integration of functional schedules to maintain the project/program control schedule

Qualifications

  • A degree in Civil Engineering and/or 10+ years of experience on capital projects is required.
  • MassDOT experience preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employment

City Point Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability.

Diversity and Inclusion

City Point Partners is committed to investing in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where all employees feel welcome and empowered. We believe that a team diverse in people, experiences, and ideas enables us to better understand our clients and the communities we serve. Our firm seeks equity in developing talent, creating opportunities, and promoting leadership among staff.  

Why Join City Point Partners?

City Point Partners has won three years in a row the award for “Best Places to Work” in 2016, 2017, and 2018.  We offer a competitive base salary, excellent benefits package, 401(k) plan, and bonuses. Work/life balance is important to us, as is providing a high level of service and quality to our clients. 

Please send resume and cover letter to Leila Cahillane at lcahillane@citypointpartners.com

 

Office Engineer

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Office Engineer

We are seeking to fill a full-time position of Office Engineer to support a construction project in transportation, working from a project office located in Boston, MA. 

Essential Job Duties

The Office Engineer will work closely with the Resident Engineer and provide technical and administrative support to the project team. The Office Engineer’s duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Resident Engineer with daily field operations
    • Field site inspections and documentation of construction activities 
    • Coordination with municipal clients and contractors
    • Recognize construction or engineering issues and communicate with Resident Engineer to resolve them effectively
  • Project Documents Coordination
    • Establish and maintain project record files and correspondence 
    • Assist with progress meeting agendas preparation and record minutes 
    • Review Inspector Reports for accuracy and completeness
    • Prepare and maintain project records including weekly and monthly project status reports
    • Track project schedules and budgets as directed 
  • Project Contracts 
    • Track and maintain all project plans and drawings
    • Assist with coordination of change orders, RFI’s, submittals, and business communication
    • Assist with contract claims and negotiations
    • Review and process contractor’s submittal of shop and working drawings 

Qualifications

Must have construction/engineering experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction, or equivalent in a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in the engineering and construction industry 

Required Skills

  • Proficiency with MS Office Professional including but not limited to MS Outlook, MS Word MS Excel, Adobe Acrobat Pro, scanning and imaging applications.
  • Ability to interface with a variety of people and be able to work as part of a team.
  • Strong proofreading and quality control skills. Careful attention to detail and accuracy are a must.
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently without detailed direction or supervision.
  • Flexible and able to readily adapt to changing priorities and take direction from more than source working to bring all team members together, and effectively communicate schedule and/or priority conflicts, changing priorities and/or assignments.
  • Sensitivity to time deadlines so that work is accomplished in the time frames required.

Preferred Skills

  • Working knowledge or previous experience using e-Builder® software.
  • Familiarity with transit, engineering, and/or construction terminology.
  • Experience in or knowledge of the railroad industry.

Equal Opportunity Employment

City Point Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability.

Diversity and Inclusion
City Point Partners is committed to investing in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where all employees feel welcome and empowered. We believe that a team diverse in people, experiences, and ideas enables us to better understand our clients and the communities we serve. Our firm seeks equity in developing talent, creating opportunities, and promoting leadership among staff.

Why Join City Point Partners?

City Point Partners has won two years in a row the award for “Best Places to Work” in 2016 and 2017.  We offer a competitive base salary, excellent benefits package, 401(k) plan, and bonuses. Work/life balance is important to us, as is providing a high level of service and quality to our clients. 

Please send resume to Leila Cahillane at lcahillane@citypointpartners.com

Communications Specialist

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Communications Specialist

City Point Partners is a construction services firm serving the engineering and construction industries. We are looking to hire a Communications Specialist to join our Public Outreach team, which provides community outreach consulting services for a broad range of clients and projects.

Tasks

  • Perform content development, editorial review, and final production of communication materials
  • Research and develop detailed public involvement plans, stakeholder engagement plans, and outreach strategy documents
  • Develop marketing, design, and communication materials on behalf of clients
  • Coordinate with clients
  • Organize and host virtual events with a large group of people with Zoom, Teams, or similar virtual platform
  • Facilitate public meetings (in-person and virtual)
  • Social media management, content development, and strategy
  • Assist with proposal writing and business development
  • Participate in project planning and scheduling
  • Attend client and team meetings, and issue agendas and minutes
  • Develop and maintain detailed stakeholder contact databases
  • Provide support to clients and other team members

 

Required Skills

  • Well-versed in content planning and creative communication strategies
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Adept at Microsoft Office, with strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Event scheduling experience
  • Familiar with virtual meeting platforms (i.e. Microsoft Teams, Zoom)
  • Familiar with social media marketing tools
  • Ability to build strategic customer relationships and ensure client satisfaction
  • Ability to coordinate and work in concert with clients, team members, other contractors, and consultants
  • Ability to problem-solve, prioritize deliverables, maintain schedules, and flexibility to adapt to last-minute changes and issues

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of local, State, and Federal public engagement policies and protocols, the MA State Open Meeting Law, Environmental Justice populations, and accessibility requirements
  • Knowledge of municipal and state agencies
  • Prior experience in road, bridge, transportation, rail, or construction industries
  • Familiar with graphic design software and programs

Qualifications

  • A Bachelors Degree or a Masters Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Political Science, or equivalent professional experience
  • 5+ years of experience in related field: communications, public relations, legislative affairs, public or private construction project administration

Equal Opportunity Employment

City Point Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability.

Why Join City Point Partners?

City Point Partners has won three years in a row the award for “Best Places to Work” in 2016, 2017, and 2018.  We offer a competitive base salary, excellent benefits package, 401(k) plan, and bonuses. Work/life balance is important to us, as is providing a high level of service and quality to our clients. 

 

Please send resume and cover letter to Leila Cahillane at lcahillane@citypointpartners.com

Document Control Manager

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Document Control Manager

We are seeking to fill a full-time position of Document Control Manager to support an infrastructure construction project in transportation, working from an office located in Boston, MA.

Essential Job Duties
• Administering and maintaining the document control management process in accordance with project policies, procedures, and work instructions. Duties will include document processing, scanning, filing, tracking, retrieval, control and distribution, data entry, and posting documents into document management systems.
• Implementing and maintaining the project’s document folder structure within e-Builder® cloud-based construction management solution.
• Managing the repository and tracking systems for all project documents; correspondence, requests for information (RFIs), requests for waivers (RFWs), contract deliverables, design plans, engineering reviews, product data, work plans, and reporting.
• Developing, refining, and implementing document control procedures and work instructions.
• Reviewing submittals, deliverables, and construction documents for completeness and accuracy.
• Performing office engineering duties including submittal review status tracking, technical review consolidation, comment discrepancy resolution, and review finalization.
• Retrieving and distributing project documents as required.
• Establishing and conducting a quality assurance audit process on all document files, electronic images, and databases including data entered by contractors.
• Overseeing the maintenance of hard copy files and ensuring consistency with electronic records.
• Establishing a written process for the Design-Builder/Project Construction Manager including all contractors to provide and upload source files and PDF versions of all documents.
• Coordinating contract document control closeout activities. Coordinating archival and/or transfer of project/contract files (hard copy and/or electronic files) upon completion of contract as directed.
• Participating in document control meetings, staff, and other meetings as required.
• Recover/restore corrupted document files when needed. Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information
• Regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
• Electronic, verbal and in-person communication with client, executives, consultants, contractors, design-build team, and other project staff.

Required Skills
• Proficiency with MS Office Professional including but not limited to MS Outlook, MS Word (including advance Word functions such as the use of headers/footers, table of contents, tables/columns and creating and running mail merges), MS Excel (use of spreadsheets for tracking data and computations), Adobe Acrobat Pro (merging multiple PDF files into one consolidated PDF and/or replacing pages), scanning and imaging applications.
• Ability to interface with a variety of people and be able to work as part of a team.
• Exceptional proof-reading and quality control skills. Careful attention to detail and accuracy is a must.
• Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work independently without detailed direction or supervision.
• Flexible and able to readily adapt to changing priorities and take direction from more than source working to bring all team members together, and effectively communicate schedule and/or priority conflicts, changing priorities and/or assignments.
• Sensitivity to time deadlines so that work is accomplished in the time frames required.
• Ability to work consistently at a fast pace.
• ABILITY TO MAINTAIN CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION.
• Familiarity with transit, engineering and/or construction terminology.

Preferred Skills
• Working knowledge or previous experience using e-Builder® software.
• Experience in or knowledge of the railroad industry.

Required Experience
• Must have construction/engineering document control/configuration management experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a related field, or
• Associate Degree or equivalent in a related field with at least two years of work-related experience, or
• High School Diploma with at least four years of work-related experience.

Equal Opportunity Employment

City Point Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability.

Diversity and Inclusion


City Point Partners is committed to investing in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where all employees feel welcome and empowered. We believe that a team diverse in people, experiences, and ideas enables us to better understand our clients and the communities we serve. Our firm seeks equity in developing talent, creating opportunities, and promoting leadership among staff.

Why Join City Point Partners?

City Point Partners has won two years in a row the award for “Best Places to Work” in 2016 and 2017. We offer a competitive base salary, excellent benefits package, 401(k) plan, and bonuses. Work/life balance is important to us, as is providing a high level of service and quality to our clients.

Please send resume and cover letter to Leila Cahillane at lcahillane@citypointpartners.com