Contracts Coordinator - WA - Bellevue
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Contracts Coordinator
WA - Bellevue

KB Home, a Fortune 1000 NYSE company and one of America's premier homebuilders, has an immediate employment opportunity available. The Company operates in 38 markets in 8 states across the nation.

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is one of the largest homebuilders in the United States, with more than 600,000 homes delivered since our founding in 1957. We operate in 38 markets in eight states, primarily serving first-time and first move-up homebuyers, as well as second move-up and active adults. We are differentiated in offering customers the ability to personalize what they value most in their home, from choosing their lot, floor plan, and exterior, to selecting design and décor choices in our KB Home Studios. In addition, our industry leadership in sustainability helps to lower the cost of homeownership for our buyers compared to a typical resale home. We take a broad approach to sustainability, encompassing energy efficiency, water conservation, healthier indoor environments, smart home capabilities and waste reduction. KB Home is the first national builder to have earned awards under all of the U.S. EPA's homebuilder programs - ENERGY STAR®, WaterSense® and Indoor airPLUS®.

JOB SUMMARY:  The administrator position is responsible for assisting the Land Department in coordinating a wide range of critical tasks for the Seattle Division that involve contractors, vendors, suppliers related to the land development and planning function. Will also oversee and coordinate the HOA process for the division. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage administrative and accounting related functions including preparation of contracts, processing of invoices, updating of budgets, lot master (AS400) data entry, accounts payable, performance bond process and reporting, fee payments and budgeting.  Facilitate proposal process and issuance of work agreements.  
  • Maintain land budget updates in the AS 400 system based on discussions with project managers.
  • Manage the performance bond process.  Work with project managers, civil engineers and the appropriate jurisdictions to determine bond requirements for obtaining new bonds.  Track all outstanding bonds and work with jurisdictions and contractors to manage the timely exoneration of bonds.  Assist with updating budgets accordingly if bond is still in process. 
  • Perform all aspects of contracting tasks including contract set-up, contract drafting, updating contract/bid trackers, making sure that signed contracts are in place, sending out bid award letters, and change order management.
  • Set up new vendors.  Work closely with the RAC/ Risk Management to trouble-shoot all vendor setup issues, insurance renewal issues, master agreement issues etc.
  • Code & process contract progress payments, retention billings, and utility billings for review and approval. Reconcile and research contract accounts for final payment settlement. Work closely with RAC to track payment status and/or resolve non-payment issues for vendors.
  • Assist Land Acquisition department in tracking, preparing and submitting payment wire requests.
  • Manage Home Owners Associations
    • Work with legal to produce and maintain HOA documents for new communities.  
    • Work with HOA management company to manage HOA’s during declarant control period.
    • Work with HOA management company to manage HOA design review committees and approval homeowner improvement requests.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Certifications/Licenses      
  • College Degree in Accounting/Finance Required or equivalent work experience
Experience 
  • 3-5 years of experience in project accounting
  • Experience within the land development acquisition, planning or development function is an advantage
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Position requires excellent people skills coupled with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects to meet critical deadlines. Must be detail oriented. 
  • Position requires the ability to create and manage a variety of spreadsheets including the use of the AS400 software.
Work Requirements 
  • Position may require periodic travel to project sites.  Periodic increases in work load may require additional hours be worked on a given day beyond that of a normal work day.



Find out why KB Home is attracting and retaining the best employees! If you are interested and qualified, please apply now. KB Home provides above average compensation packages and earnings potential, full benefits, an outstanding 401K matching program, bonus plans and amazing promotional opportunities. KB Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team. Diversity is important to KB Home!

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