Administrative Assistant, Accounting at CobbFendley

  • Administrative Jobs, Administrative Assistant Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 1 month ago
  • Texas, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications High School Diploma
  • Job experience 2 Years

Job Description

Administrative Assistant, Accounting at CobbFendley

Since 1980, CobbFendley has been committed to providing innovative engineering and surveying solutions with the goal of bettering communities. Our multi-discipline approach allows for the efficient completion of projects through experienced staff who focus on client communication. We are always seeking talented and qualified professionals to enhance our ability to provide clients with exceptional service. 


Are you ready to Join Our Block and advance your career? At CobbFendley, people are our most valued resource. We offer a(n): 

  • Competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits including 401(k) Matching and Profit-sharing Contributions; Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance; Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Employer Funded and Voluntary Life Insurance; Tuition Reimbursement; and Continuing Education Programs 

  • Extended office closure from December 25 through January 1 to relax and enjoy the holidays 

  • Professional and personal growth through innovative in-house training and collaborative resources 

  • Community service opportunities through the CobbFendley Cares Committee, focusing on STEM Education, Hunger Relief, and Sustainable Solutions


CobbFendley is seeking an Accounting Administrative Assistant in our Houston, Texas office.


The successful candidate’s most important qualifications include the following.

  • At least a High School Diploma or GED.

  • 2-3 years of previous Accounting experience, a plus.

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written), math skills and financial knowledge (debits/credits).

  • Ability to work with others to answer questions and provide information.

  • Computer software skills including spreadsheets.

  • Knowledge of Deltek Vantagepoint software or other accounting platform, a plus.

  • Honesty (dealing with cash) and no criminal history related to financial transactions. 

  • Organized and self-motivated.

  • Knowledge of basic office equipment.

  • Regular, dependable attendance.


  • Set up projects in Deltek Vantagepoint.

  • Receive, date, and upload accounts payable invoices for approval.

  • Match vendor payments to invoices.

  • Reconcile vendor statements, research any discrepancies.

  • Maintain files for paid invoices.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

  • Work in a collaborative team environment and deliver accurate work product that is error free. 

  • Adhere to CobbFendley’s safety standards to uphold a safe and efficient environment.

  • Maintain a professional attitude and fulfill responsibilities with integrity.

If and when the duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.



  • Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time. 

  • Mobility within the office including movement between floors and workstations. 

  • Repeated motions (e.g., typing, reaching, bending, lifting, and carrying). 

  • Communication with other employees and clients.



  • Most work is performed in a professional office environment. Some trips to client offices and job sites for observations will be required. 

  • Job site observations factors could include: walking and climbing on uneven surfaces, exposure to outdoor environments and extreme weather (heat and freezing temperatures), noise exposure, driving for extended periods of time, exposure to allergens (e.g., pollen, dust, cedar, sumac, poison ivy), exposure to construction and traffic work zones, possible hand and power tool use, and extended periods of Personal Protective Equipment use. 

  • Extended use of electronic devices (e.g., computers, printers, copiers, scanners, plotters, and telephones).

  • Use of cutting tools and equipment (e.g., plotting equipment, rotary paper cutter).



  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM CST.



At CobbFendley, we are an equal opportunity employer, interested in qualified candidates with the requisite employment authorization eligibility to work in the United States. All candidates are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.



  • Pre-Employment Screenings. All offers of employment at CobbFendley are contingent upon the prospective employee passing a drug screening, physical exam (if applicable), and various background verifications (including but not limited to 10-year history of the county, state, federal, and a 5-year history of motor vehicle records). 

  • Work Authorization + Sponsorship. Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). The E-Verify system uses federal databases to rapidly validate individual identities and work eligibility from the information gathered in the Form I-9. CobbFendley will not sponsor applications of work visas. We understand that this could affect your decision to apply with these conditions in mind.

  • External Recruiting Agencies. CobbFendley does not and will not accept unsolicited resumes under any circumstances from independent recruiters, recruiting agencies, or similar entities. Recruiting activity on behalf of a candidate does NOT constitute CobbFendley’s acceptance of terms and conditions without prior contractual agreements signed by authorized CobbFendley personnel. Unsolicited resumes through any channels including cold calling, emails, applications, social media messaging, etc., will not be reviewed.

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