Accounting/Business Development Assistant

Position

Accounting/Business Development Assistant

Location

Experience

0-3 years

Skills

Invoicing and budgeting
Advanced writing and editing
Detail-oriented
4-year degree required

Salary Range

$18.50 – $22.00/hour

Reward yourself—work for a company that appreciates you.

Are you looking for a position with a reliable company where you can enjoy a long career? Are you interested in applying your skills to help the water resources and renewable energy sectors?

If so, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers would like to hear from you. We are a growing, employee-owned engineering and environmental science company working at the intersection of renewable energy and environmental restoration. We plan to continue our sustainable growth for current and future generations of our employees. We are a multi-disciplined team of civil, water resources, and structural engineers as well as scientists, technicians, and support staff that promotes close coordination and team building. Our company is employee-focused and encourages an atmosphere of continued learning, exposure to a wide variety of project responsibilities, and frequent interaction with the firm’s principals and leaders. We firmly believe in treating our team members as well as we treat our clients, and we maintain a personable, positive work environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our company has an opening for a full-time Accounting/Business Development Assistant at our Utica, NY office. The ideal candidate will perform a range of duties, however primary tasks will include monthly invoicing, assisting project managers with budget tracking, tracking of client and subconsultant agreements, and technical writing related to business development efforts for a technical service consulting firm. Our small-office environment requires a team player attitude and flexibility with a variety of daily tasks. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and have excellent written communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide project support to technical staff. 

  • Develop and perform electronic submittal of monthly invoices for approximately 70± projects; coordinate invoice review with project and firm managers. 

  • Provide support to Project Managers, including budget tracking and notifications for invoice payments and overdue accounts. 

  • Set up new projects in our accounting system, including tracking and filing of client contracts and subconsultant agreements. 

  • Compose, proof, edit, format, and compile marketing proposals and materials for publications and presentations. 

  • Develop a working knowledge of the industry’s technical jargon, our company’s capabilities, history, employee skillsets, and project experience to assist with proposal development.  

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four-year degree in Business Administration, Economics, English, Accounting, Business Management, Business Data Analytics, or related field. 

  • Ability to work independently and in teams with a high level of organization. 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office/Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams). 

  • Initiative to perform beyond their assigned tasks. 

  • Advanced writing and editing skills, including technical writing. 

  • Ability and desire to understand the industry and our firm’s capabilities and write about our various fields of work.  

  • Experience working with databases and accounting programs (i.e., Microsoft Access, QuickBooks Accounting) is a plus. 

  • Business development experience in an engineering or environmental consulting field is a plus. 

BENEFITS

Gomez and Sullivan offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive vacation benefits
  • Paid sick leave for all employees, including ability to establish an extended medical leave account
  • Education assistance programs
  • 401K and profit sharing
  • Long-term disability

Our offices are currently following a hybrid schedule to evaluate the beneficial aspects of both in-office and remote work.

COMPANY PROFILE

Gomez and Sullivan has been providing specialized engineering, environmental science, and data management solutions to the water resource and energy sectors since 1993. Our staff of approximately 50 individuals based in New York (Utica, Buffalo, Albany) and New Hampshire (Henniker) provides core services including dam safety, engineering, hydropower licensing, environmental studies, hydrology and hydraulics, fisheries and fish passage, stream and habitat restoration, and information management and geographic information systems.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, or any other protected status.

If you qualify and are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and cover letter addressed to Leah Belanger to: careers@gomezandsullivan.com