Careers

Career Opportunities at Conner Homes

At Conner Homes, we believe that building a successful future starts with a strong foundation. That's why we're dedicated to creating a team of talented individuals who are passionate about construction, design, and customer service. With over 60 years of experience in the industry, we have established ourselves as a leader in the Pacific Northwest, delivering high-quality homes that exceed our customers' expectations.

As a member of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects and contribute to the growth and success of our company. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your career, we offer a range of opportunities that will allow you to develop your skills and reach your full potential.

Joining Conner Homes means joining a team that is committed to excellence and dedicated to delivering exceptional homes to our customers. If you're looking for a rewarding career in the construction industry, we invite you to explore our current job openings and take the first step towards building your future with Conner Homes.

Date Prepared: 6/7/2024
FLSA Status: Exempt Fulltime
Position: VP of Finance & Accounting
Hourly Salary Range:
Annual Salary Range $165K to $180K + Bonus
Department:
Accounting
Reports To:
President

Residential home building experience preferred

PURPOSE/OVERVIEW:

The VP of Finance & Accounting plans/oversees all aspects of the organization’s financial processes and acts as a key advisor to the President in establishing overall direction and strategic initiatives.

This position is also responsible for proactively reporting financial metrics to executive management, and to the ownership group. Goals will include working with the President to protect revenues, maximize profits, enable data-backed financial decision making, and well-planned growth. Functions include accounting, preparation, reporting, analysis, budgeting, risk management, semi-monthly payroll review, project management, process improvement, prioritizing tasks, and remaining professional under pressure or fast-paced deadlines.

To be successful in this role, an in-depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and proven experience with risk management are required. In addition, making sure the Conner Homes Group complies with accounting regulations, maximize profits, and wisely navigate financial risks.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides overall day-to-day leadership of accounting practices, procedures, policies, compliance, information systems and continuously strives for efficiencies.
  • Provides leadership, management, training, and supervision to all accounting and finance personnel.
  • Manages the day-to-day financial reporting function, cash management and ensuring all payments are completed on time (including loan draws, accounts payable, payroll, and bank deposits).
  • Monitors and proactively reports the company’s financial results monthly creating ad-hoc reports as needed, reviews quarterly and annual budgets, and oversees accounting transactions for multiple entities.
  • Drives the company’s financial planning, financial forecasting, and ensures cash flow is appropriate to meet needs of the operations.
  • Responsible for analysis of acquisitions/dispositions, analyze costs and profit for land development, vertical construction, and support service entities.
  • Builds models to evaluate prospective investments and presents them to ownership representatives; make recommendations to President regarding profitability and improvement strategies.
  • Monitors closing process to assure that company financial reports are complete and sent to users in a timely manner and for the monthly board reporting.
  • Assures other reports are completed and remitted for quarterly consolidation in a timely manner.
  • Partners with the President to recommend short-, medium-, and long-term goals to the Board; Responsible for associated financial modeling and measurement against approved targets.
  • Prepares quarterly cash flows projection for Project Entities and ensures communications to ownership representatives and partners are in accordance with terms of agreements.
  • Set, track, and communicate to executive leadership progress against financial KPIs
  • Perform risk-based internal audits.
  • Oversee CPA firm’s external financial statement review and timely completion of taxes and reporting.
  • Oversee the company’s outsourced IT systems; research and maintain wireless hardware and services.
  • Research and evaluate any large office purchases.


      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • 7+ years progressive work experience as a Controller, Director of Finance, or similar role. Home building experience preferred.
      • BSc or MSc in Accounting or Finance required. CPA or CMA preferred.
      • Well-organized with strong business acumen that can flex between the doing and designing, possessing both a strategic focus as well as a detail-oriented approach to action.
      • Exceptional organizational skills, prioritizing workload with tight deadlines, attention to detail, and can work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
      • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, procedures, and legislation.
      • Hands-on experience with payroll, general ledgers and subledgers and other bookkeeping functions.
      • Hands-on experience with consolidating financial statements, equity-method accounting, related party transactions, eliminating entries, and working under deadlines.
      • Experience with prospective cash management, equity/capital management, debt/lender management - real estate accounting experience a plus.
      • Good knowledge of accounting software (Sage 300 CRE, previously known as Timberline).
      • Strong management skills, including proven people management, and able to manage workflow for multiple team members.
      • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills necessary to communicate and work effectively with senior management and co-workers.
      • Ability to understand, interpret, develop, and communicate company policies and procedures.
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and strong customer service skills.
      • Other duties as assigned.

        Date Prepared: 6/10/2024
        FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Regular/Fulltime
        Position: Customer Care Scheduler
        Hourly Salary Range:
        $27.00 hr - $32.00 hr
        Department:
        Customer Care
        Reports To:
        Director of Customer Care

        PURPOSE/OVERVIEW: The Customer Care Scheduler is responsible for providing world class service to Conner homebuyers as first point of contact via web portal, email, and phone with an emphasis on interactions that add value and satisfaction to Conner Homebuyers. Key duties include responding to customer service requests, creating work orders, scheduling warranty work, communication with partner subcontractors and coding and approval of related invoices.

        DUTIES

        Working with Homeowners

        • Maintain positive homeowner relations, provide homeowner with knowledgeable, timely and professional service
        • Respond to portal, email and phone calls regarding warranty/service issues within 24 hours
        • Keep accurate service request logs and documentation of all work performed in the CRM program
        • Schedule Warranty Service Technicians for completion of work
        • Coordinate work to minimize disruption for homeowner
        • Track and confirm dates of service and follow up accordingly
        • Resolve all customer issues within 21 days
        • Provide ongoing information to Director of Customer Care as it relates to quality of workmanship and materials

        Working with Vendors

        • Assign work orders with completion dates to correct vendor
        • Follow up with vendors within assigned timeline parameters to ensure work order completion.
        • Document all pertinent information and issue POs to vendors as necessary

        Other

        • Work with the Director of Customer Care on special projects as needed
        • Perform other duties as assigned

          QUALIFICATIONS:
        • 2+ years of directly related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
        • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from homeowners, and work well with sales and construction teams to achieve overall homeowner satisfaction
        • The ability to be flexible, highly organized with a strong orientation to detail/quality work & a high level of follow-through is required
        • Strong interpersonal communication skills are required
        • Must be able to deal effectively with confrontational situations and maintain objectivity in public relations
        • Capable of handling multiple tasks with simultaneous deadlines
        • High proficiency in MS Office Suite, (Word, light Excel) e-mail, various web-based platforms and searches, CRM contact management utilized daily
        • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight and be able to independently determine how to utilize their time most effectively
        • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, (Word, light Excel) e-mail, various web-based platforms and searches, CRM contact management utilized daily
        • Must have a valid Driver’s License, reliable vehicle, and auto insurance
        • Must be able to successfully complete a background check

        Date Prepared: 6/18/2024
        FLSA Status: Exempt/Salary
        Position: Payroll/HR Specialist
        Hourly Salary Range:
        $70,000 - $85,000
        Department:
        Human Resource
        Reports To:
        President

        PURPOSE/OVERVIEW: The Payroll/HR Specialist is responsible for processing the semi-monthly payroll and performing HR-related duties in the following areas: recruitment, benefits administration, onboarding/offboarding, record keeping, employee relations, policy implementation, and employment law compliance.

        DUTIES

        Payroll Duties

        • Execute timely and accurate processing of semi-monthly payroll
        • Respond timely to payroll requests and resolve payroll & timekeeping issues
        • Process wages, deductions, commissions, bonuses, benefit premiums, and additional payments as necessary
        • Input and manage the HSA, FSA, and 401(k) contributions
        • Maintain and update payroll records with new hires, terminations, promotions, and employment changes
        • Process semi-monthly, quarterly, & year-end payroll reports
        • Provide 401(k) audit reports as requested
        • Ensure compliance with company policy and relevant industry regulations including tax and payroll deductions laws for Washington state
        • Manage year-end W-2 reporting

          HR Duties
        • Communicates & implements HR programs and organizational policies, and ensures compliance with government laws and regulations
        • Manages the recruitment process, including working with hiring managers, sourcing candidates via job postings and employment agencies, screening candidates, setting up interviews, and conducting background checks
        • Works with hiring manager to extend offers of employment and sales contracts
        • Communicates with department managers and business partners to resolve employee relations issues
        • Conducts new hire orientations, leads the onboarding process, manages status changes for existing employees, and terminations
        • Administers and manages company benefits, including open enrollment, change reporting, approving & reconciliation of invoices for payment, and assisting with employee questions as needed 
        • Works with management to track performance evaluations and salary reviews
        • Manages compensation administration, including regular salary benchmarking
        • Processes and manages Workers Compensation claims, unemployment claims, leave requests, and employment verifications
        • Manages the HR filing system consisting of personnel, medical and other HR related files
        • All other HR and administrative requests from management as needed
        • Additional duties include some Office Management responsibilities such as building maintenance coordination, tenant notices, compliance & safety, and general office needs


          QUALIFICATIONS:

          3+ years’ experience in Human Resources, with a focus on payroll administration
        • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field
        • PHR and/or CPP preferred but not required
        • Technologically savvy, with experience in Paylocity and Microsoft Office preferred
        • Accurate data entry skills with a great attention to detail
        • Able to maintain confidentiality at all times
        • Strong knowledge of Federal & Washington state employment regulations, laws, and practices
        • A proactive, thoughtful, and timely approach to communication, analysis and problem solving
        • Ability to take initiative to complete projects, tasks and assignments
        • Comprehend, analyze, and interpret business documents including employment contracts and other employment documents
        • Able to work both independently and collaboratively while also prioritizing a diverse workload.
        • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, written and verbal communication skills