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We have some great opportunities to join a team that promotes collaboration as well as personal and professional development. We’re looking to fill these positions in our Atlanta, GA office

Procore Expert

Great opportunity to join a company that promotes collaboration as well as personal and professional development. Would you enjoy working with construction companies who are growing and need a help getting Procore working right for their projects?  We are looking to add a Certified Procore Consultant to our team in our Atlanta, GA office.

We need someone who knows construction and Procore inside and out. If this sounds like you, then we encourage you to apply!

  • Provide Procore consulting, administration, configuration, implementation, and training services to our clients.
  • Collaborate with our consulting teams to provide recommendations for our Procore clients.
  • Create, update and maintain project schedules and digital files
  • Ensure project-related tasks are completed and followed up on in a timely manner
  • Write monthly client progress reports
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Qualifications:

  • Procore Administration and Project Management certifications are required
  • Procore Consultant Certification is highly desirable
  • Minimum 5 years of commercial construction (project management, accounting, Procore Admin, etc.)
  • Construction management and accounting experience
  • Must be based in Atlanta, GA
  • Energetic and enthusiastic personality, positive attitude
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Sense of urgency and the ability to be flexible are key
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Able to travel in the US for client meetings and workshops
  • Ability to work virtually and/or remotely with minimal supervision
  • Ability to handle a direct style of communication without oversensitivity
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (Construction Management, Engineering, Business Administration, Accounting, etc.)
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) skills
  • Must be extremely organized, know how to prioritize and have an eye for detail
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment, able to work independently and prioritize multiple projects/tasks with ease and poise
  • Must possess superb integrity and professionalism
  • Must act proactively to meet clients’ needs
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills
  • Semi-flexible work schedule
  • Project-based bonus structure
  • Growth opportunities
  • Continuing Education assistance available

Job Type: Full-time

Construction Business Consultant

Position Summary:

Come grow your career with Ascent Consulting.  We have a unique opportunity for an individual who is looking to making a difference for our customers. With Ascent Consulting, you will have the opportunity to develop professionally and make yourself more valuable to our clients. We are looking for a Construction Business Consultant who will work with clients by researching and analyzing the processes and systems they currently have or wish to implement. Once the ‘current state’ assessment is complete, you will help by making recommendations and assisting in the implementation of solutions to improve the client’s processes, practices, technology, and overall efficiency in the ‘future state’.

  • Collaborate with Ascent team to administer ‘Operational Assessment’ interviews with clients and co-author assessment of findings and recommendations
  • Once the desired ‘future state’ is agreed upon with client, work with client to define and author business requirements and scope functionality/practices for delivery based on business priorities with an understanding and consideration of processes, systems and data interdependencies  
  • Deliver on ‘future state’ recommendations for process improvements and system enhancements/implementations
  • Play a lead role with project management by managing client engagement plan and staffing, provide regular status reports and issue tracking for the client, lead project team as applicable  

 

 

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a leadership role (Executive, PEX, CFO or similar) at a commercial general contracting or MEP contracting company
  • Minimum of 2 years of requirements gathering and design, including process mapping and gap analysis
  • Ability to read and understand financial statements and reports, analyze for trends, spot inconsistencies
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles (GAAP) and construction accounting particulars (Change Orders, WIP, Over/Under Billing, Retainage, Budgets and Forecasts, etc.)
  • Familiarity with construction ERP systems (i.e.: Sage 300, Viewpoint, CMiC, Foundation, ComputerEase, etc.)
  • Familiarity with construction software programs (i.e.: Estimating, Scheduling, Procore, BuilderTrend, BIM360, etc.)
  • Ability to support both client sales efforts and project delivery 
  • Excellent leadership, management, and relationship building skills  
  • Ability to work well independently or as part of a team with a collaborative mindset
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to remain flexible to handle unexpected challenges  
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Construction Management, Accounting, Finance, IT)  
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  • You have experience in an external consulting role at equivalent level with a big four consulting firm or comparable local consulting company
  • You can show us examples of how you creatively and analytically approach problems and how you solve them —from brainstorming through planning and getting it done 
  • You’re clear when you write and speak, and you’ve got great interpersonal skills 
  • You’ve administered and implemented As-Is/To-Be strategy assessments  
  • You have relevant work experience in organizational design, talent management or change management consulting
  • You have Procore certification and hands-on experience utilizing or administering Procore environments

We’re looking for a top performer to add to our growing organization. This position allows for a semi-flexible work schedule and provides a base salary + project bonuses. This is a fun and creative work environment. 

Be sure to include a cover letter and tell us why you think you’ve got what it takes to be a part of our team.

Project Coordinator

Candidate will work as part of a team, reporting to the Senior Consultant for each project, working with a variety of Contractors and Construction companies to help them solve business and operational challenges.

  • Attend consultation meetings with clients, take notes, provide support for our consultants
  • Maintain and update project schedules, stay on top of all deadlines
  • Update project calendars on a regular basis and notify involved parties of changes.
  • Design and build documentation (reports, manuals, spreadsheets, presentations, etc.)
  • Manage client deliverables, attend meetings, webinars, and training sessions
  • Follow up and following through on all action items
  • Organize, organize, organize!

 

  • Fresh, energetic and enthusiastic personality, positive attitude
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • A sense of urgency and the ability to be flexible
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Ability to handle a direct style of communication without oversensitivity
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Communications, Construction Management)
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, Mac OSX)
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Extremely organized, know how to prioritize and have an eye for detail
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, ability to work independently and able to manage several projects/tasks with ease and poise.
  • Possess superb integrity and professionalism
  • Act proactively to meet clients’ needs
  • Possess excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to pass a drug screen and a criminal background check
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Ability to travel overnight for client meetings

 

  • Consulting business experience
  • Commercial & industrial construction experience
  • Construction management and estimating software experience
  • Business development and sales experience

 

  • Progressive organization
  • Company phone & laptop
  • Growth opportunities
  • Continuing Education and tuition assistance available

 

Job Type: Full-time

Required Experience: Administrative: 5+ years, MS Office Suite: 3+ years

Required Education: Associates degree

Marketing Coordinator

(part-time, contract)

This is a part-time contract position to start, with full-time employment and advancement opportunities for the right individual.  We need a qualified and talented marketing professional to assist with day-to-day internal marketing tasks and ongoing campaigns.

  • Update company and client social media accounts with valuable and relevant content
  • Website design, build, editing and maintenance (WordPress fluent)
  • Design graphics, sales collateral, brochures, etc. (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Perform research using a variety of platforms and internet resources
  • Populate monthly Marketing Analytics reports with data and analysis
  • Update and maintain contact records in HubSpot CRM
  • Assist with marketing activities in HubSpot Marketing platform
  • Maintain and update project schedules
  • Manage client requests, interface with vendors, place and track orders
  • Follow up and following through on all action items
  • Attend meetings, record and/or transcribe meeting minutes; distribute documentation; maintain records.
  • Mac (Apple) proficient
  • HubSpot CRM and Marketing platforms experience
  • Adobe design software experience (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Experience with social media, SEO, email marketing, content marketing, and marketing automation.
  • Fresh, energetic and enthusiastic personality, positive attitude
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Sense of urgency and the ability to be flexible
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Ability to work virtually and/or remotely with minimal supervision
  • Ability to handle a direct style of communication without oversensitivity
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (Business, Marketing, Advertising, Communications)
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) a must.
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) skills are required.
  • Must be extremely organized, know how to prioritize and have an eye for detail.
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment, ability to work independently and able to manage concurrent projects/tasks with ease and poise.
  • Must possess superb integrity and professionalism.
  • Must be proactively to meet clients’ needs.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Flexible work location (opportunities to work from home)
  • Progressive organization
  • Company laptop
  • Growth opportunities

Job Type: part-time, contract-to-hire

Required Education: Associates degree

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Kendall Pittman

Human Resources & Accounting Manager

With passions for developing HR strategies and accurate financials, Kendall joins Ascent with 5+ years of hands-on experience in both disciplines. She holds a degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Central Florida, and is currently pursuing secondary education & certification in the field of Human Resources. 

Kendall has provided financial support to both the private sector as well non-profit organizations. Her accounting philosophy helps leaders connect business goals to objectives through accurate records & industry best practices. Additionally, she has pursued HR opportunities that focus on employee engagement, internal growth & development, and business-level strategic planning. 

Now, Kendall is dedicated to providing an uplifting environment to help drive further growth within Ascent. 

Sarah Red

Junior Coordinator

Sarah has 10+ years of experience in commercial construction spanning across 10 different states. during this time, she has gained experience in project & field management, also specializing in Construction Technology. Having worked on projects with value ranging from $5M – $2B, she has seen the industry from many angles.  

 

 

Sarah has worked across country and built in a variety of market sectors to perform both ground up & adaptive re-use projects. Her extensive experience has equipped her with in-depth knowledge of the construction industry, focusing on best methods of scaling technology to make her clients more competitive and successful in the market. 

 

 

Sarah is passionate about encouraging our clients to improve their business strategies, and building up the construction industry as a whole. 

Jack Austin

Marketing Coordinator

Jack is a marketing and communications professional who joins Ascent following a three-year stint in the healthcare staffing industry. 

 

Working as a member of the Ascent marketing team, Jack performs internal marketing automation tasks, analyzes web and marketing metrics, and creates multimedia content to highlight recent success stories with Ascent clients.

 

Born and raised in the Metro Atlanta area, Jack graduated from the University of Georgia in 2019 with a B.A. in Journalism and a certificate in Sports Media. He then went on to earn an M.B.A. from Georgia State University in December 2022, concentrating in the areas of marketing and business analytics.

Rhonda Hudson

Construction Accountant

Rhonda has three decades of diverse Controller experience that spans various aspects of construction, including manufacturing, mechanical, electrical, flooring, and residential building contracting. Rhonda has an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and has consistently demonstrated expertise in optimizing operational efficiencies, tracking financial performance, conducting annual audits, and building a process around the monthly close process.

In addition to her accounting work, Rhonda has a broad proficiency in a wide range of accounting software platforms and has a knack for adapting to new technologies swiftly. She has facilitated smooth transitions during software migrations and provided system training to numerous companies.

Bridgit Lawhead

Marketing Project Manager

Bridgit is a Marketing Project Manager, bringing a proven track record of managing accounts and marketing for diverse industries. Prior to joining Ascent Consulting, she was a Marketing Strategist for a small marketing agency that focused on transforming financial advisors’ businesses. Working with Marketing, Sales, and Upper Management to ensure strategic performance and management of tasks to appropriate team members, Bridgit helps manage the planning, development, design, execution, monitoring, and completion of all of our client marketing projects. 
 
Bridgit holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication, with an emphasis in Public Relations from Valdosta State University. 

Kellie Barber

Office Manager

With a career spanning over 25 years in both the public and private sectors, Kellie stands as a seasoned professional and a valuable asset to our Ascent team. A dedicated, results-driven individual, Kellie brings a wealth of experience to the organization.

She is no stranger to the world of construction and has a comprehensive understanding from both the project management and engineering perspective.  Kellie has a keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering excellence.

Nazia Hasnain

Project Coordinator

Nazia joined Ascent in the role of a project coordinator. Before joining Ascent, she served as a Web Project Coordinator.

With a rich background of 5 years of experience in the digital realm, she has been at the forefront of coordinating and managing web projects from concept to launch. With a blend of technical expertise and project management skills, she is dedicated to contributing to the success of diverse projects to ensure that projects not only meet but exceed expectations.

Gary Johnson

Consultant

Gary grew up working summers from 7th grade through graduating college for a large plumbing and process piping contractor in Mobile, AL. After graduating from Auburn University with a BS in Computer Engineering, Gary spent the next 16 years working in the industrial automation industry with The Foxboro Company and the ERP software solutions space with JD Edwards.  

The 7 years with JD Edwards were primarily focused on the construction business, providing ERP software solutions to both large general contractors and large homebuilders. In 2003 Gary acquired a small residential plumbing contracting business in Pace, FL.  Over the next 17 years, Gary grew this business to three physical locations and more than 130 employees, performing commercial and residential plumbing projects in Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. 

In 2020, Gary sold the business and continued to work for the company on a consulting basis for 2 more years. The unusual background, including providing construction industry ERP software solutions as well as nearly 20 years acquiring, growing, operating and ultimately selling a large subcontracting business, gives Gary a unique perspective on the operations of a construction company. Gary holds master plumbing and gas fitter licenses in Florida, Alabama and Mississippi.

Stephen Crawford

Junior Consultant

Stephen possesses nearly a decade of extensive financial, operational, and leadership expertise spanning diverse professional sectors, primarily centered on construction, development, and construction management. Before joining Ascent Consulting, he spent five years as a CPA at Ernst & Young. He then made significant contributions to an electrical construction company in an internal consulting capacity. Subsequently, he pursued multiple freelance roles, including a pivotal position as a Fractional Chief Transformation Officer (CTO).

Throughout his career, Stephen adeptly guided companies through various rapid growth phases, overseeing crucial financial matters, driving strategic growth initiatives, and managing back-office functions. He holds a BBA in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy from The University of Georgia.

Zachary Hickman

Project Coordinator

Zachary brings 10+ years of project management experience as an owners representative for clients and from the developer side of the business.

He began his career as an assistant project manager with a masonry subcontractor in Florida, before moving to Atlanta.

Daphene Koch

Consultant

Daphene’s construction experience began working in her family’s mechanical construction company.

Next, she worked for a large EPC firm on projects in Texas and Malaysia. With over 15 years of construction industry experience on commercial and industrial projects. Her roles have included project manager, safety manager, construction services leader, and pipefitters helper.

While a professor at Purdue University in the School of Construction Management, she worked as a consultant to help construction companies improve processes, project management, workforce development to name a few. She has a BS, MS, and PhD from Purdue University and resides in Indiana.

Hakeem Slaughter

Marketing Coordinator

Hakeem is a brand designer with over 10 years of experience. He has been a freelancer for about 9 years working with many different clients and industries under the following subjects: brand design, graphic design, web design, and social media marketing.

 

During that time freelancing, he also worked at many companies as a graphic and web designer. As well as taught disciplines of Art and Design to students varying from middle school age to college. As mentioned, he has a “jack of all trades” range but is quite proficient at WordPress and uses that knowledge to design cutting edge websites!

 

Hakeem specializes in branding, design, and creativity and is bringing his talents, skills, and passion to take Ascent Consulting to a new level!

Aimee Collier

Project Coordinator

Aimee joins Ascent as a Project Coordinator supporting our Senior and Procore Consultants. With construction industry experience both in-field and back-of-house (ranging from project site coordination to contract management to software administration), she brings a holistic perspective of the day-to-day challenges faced by our clients. Her varied professional roles include software implementation and training, technical content creation and design, and coordinating across teams to bring projects to successful completion. She is excited to direct her passion for people and processes toward our customers.