Construction Accountant-Accounts Payable/Receivable

Reports To: Douglas Emmett Builders Controller

Purpose: Construction Accountant-Accounts Payable/Receivable will ensure that vendors, suppliers and subcontractors are complying with requirements set forth by Douglas Emmett Builders as well as ensuring that payables invoices are paid in compliance with established payment policies and vendor compliance policies.


  • 1+ year Construction Payables Experience
  • Lien Release knowledge
  • Intermediate Excel Skills

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure 100% W-9 and Vendor Requirements list compliance for all vendors
  2. Ensure 100% compliance for Subcontractors for trade licensing and insurance requirements on a general and per project basis
  3. Confirm job related invoices have gone through appropriate receipting process and that releases are filed in central filing system
  4. Process and submit for approval all invoices that have not gone through purchasing system
  5. Process approved Expense Reports
  6. Perform daily quick check and weekly check runs
  7. Record Non “AP” cash transactions: payroll, bank transfers, cleared checks
  8. Record/Apply deposits as received from Corporate Treasury
  9. Maintain permit account report and ensure Not To Exceed check backup has been received and entered within 5 days of issue
  10. Alert Controller, SVP Accounting and Corporate Treasurer of Permit Account Balance when funds are depleted to initiate transfer
  11. Initiate daily positive pay file and transmit to Corporate Treasurer
  12. Respond and Resolve internal and external questions as quickly as possible
  13. Assist with annual 1099 processing
  14. Review AP aging periodically to ensure outstanding payables are handled appropriately
  15. Report any anomalies as encountered
  16. Other duties as assigned


Douglas Emmett Builders

(T) (310) 255-7831