CAREERS AT KELBUILD 

Kelbuild Ltd. are a main contracting company with more than 40 years experience in the Construction Industry. If you are looking for the next step in your career and looking to join a tight knit team of professionals then we have the opportunity for you.

At Kelbuild Ltd. we understand how important our people are to our success and we know what traits make people successful for us. When looking for new members to our team we look for the following:

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills and comfortable working with others.
  • A high level of organisation and task management.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Highly motivated to continue professional development.

If this sounds like you, then have a look at our current opportunities to join the Kelbuild team below.

Kelbuild are always looking for valuable new additions so if you are interested in a role at Kelbuild but don’t see anything listed that matches your experience right now, you can contact our careers team to express an interest or find out more about Kelbuild and upcoming roles.:

Accounts Administrator – Housing 

Kelbuild are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Accounts Administrator to join our Mullingar housing team.

Company Overview: Kelbuild is a leading construction firm in Mullingar, renowned for its commitment to quality and excellence in construction and development. With a rich history spanning over 40 years, we take pride in the quality of our work.

Job Summary: As an Accounts Administrator within our residential division, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth financial operations of the residential construction projects. You will be responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, processing invoices, managing payroll, and supporting the overall financial health of the residential section.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Accounts Payable/Receivable:
    • Process supplier invoices and ensure timely payments.
    • Reconcile accounts payable transactions.
    • Generate and send client invoices, follow up on receivables.
  2. Payroll Processing:
    • Manage and process employee payroll accurately and on time.
    • Ensure compliance with tax and other regulatory requirements.
    • Address payroll-related inquiries and issues.
  3. Financial Reporting:
    • Assist in the preparation of financial reports.
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records.
    • Collaborate with the finance team to analyze financial data.
  4. Budget Monitoring:
    • Work closely with project managers to monitor project budgets.
    • Track expenses and identify areas for cost optimization.
  5. Bank Reconciliation:
    • Reconcile bank statements and resolve discrepancies.
    • Monitor cash flow and provide regular updates.
  6. Compliance:
    • Stay informed about relevant accounting and tax regulations.
    • Ensure compliance with internal and external audit requirements.
    • Manage BCAR documentation during construction process.
    • Assist in the management of Health & Safety documentation.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as an Accounts Administrator or similar role in the construction industry.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., Sage).
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.

Equal Opportunities

Kelbuild is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals are selected based on their abilities and merits to perform the tasks required. Our policy is to be fair and consistent in all aspects of our business. We recognise, respect and value differences in diversity.

We are committed to ensuring our hiring process is fair and accessible to all and will provide candidates with disabilities with reasonable accommodations required to participate in the recruitment process. If you require any assistance in this regard, please let us know.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience to Luke.Kelly@Kelbuild.com.

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Kelbuild are seeking a highly motivated and experienced quantity surveyor to join our Dublin team.

Key Responsibilities as Senior Quantity Surveyor:

  • As a Quantity Surveyor, you will be reporting directly to the Commercial Manager regarding all QS affairs for Kelbuild’s Dublin projects.
  • Review tender inquiries, estimate projects, and negotiate cost-effective contracts.
  • Liaising and negotiating with subcontractors to agree costs and ensure prompt issuing of letters of appointment.
  • Measure, price, negotiate and agree budgets, costs and for variations to project scope.
  • Record and discuss design changes and remeasures with relevant parties.
  • Preparation of monthly interim valuations and project final accounts.
  • Production of monthly Cost Value Reconciliation on contracts and presentation of same to management.
  • Establish, maintain, and nurture effective working relationships with subcontractors, site staff and clients.
  • Attend site meetings as required to report and address any issues.
  • Look for opportunities to maximize revenue, reduce costs; alongside the ability to identify and investigate losses.
  • Stay updated on industry and competitive developments.
  • Assess current procedures and implement improved standard operating procedures when required.
  • Assist in the guidance and development of Junior Surveyors.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant Third level Degree.
  • Minimum 5 years Main Contractor Experience.
  • Keen eye for QS matters with a strong interest in career progression.
  • To have strong analytical skills and the ability to present findings effectively.
  • Excellent written, communication and people skills.
  • Familiarity with the eTenders platform.
  • Experience in public works contracts be advantageous.
  • To work well within a team environment, with a strong ability to communicate and collaborate with others.
  • IT skills – knowledge of Microsoft Office packages & cubit are an advantage.

What’s on offer:

Excellent career prospects and CPD development.

  • Competitive Salary and package.
  • Opportunity for further career development and upskilling.
  • Positive working culture whereby new innovations are supported and welcomed.
  • The opportunity to work on a wide range of projects across a variety of sectors.
  • Outstanding record in the contracting industry in Ireland.

Equal Opportunities

Kelbuild is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals are selected based on their abilities and merits to perform the tasks required. Our policy is to be fair and consistent in all aspects of our business. We recognise, respect and value differences in diversity.

We are committed to ensuring our hiring process is fair and accessible to all and will provide candidates with disabilities with reasonable accommodations required to participate in the recruitment process. If you require any assistance in this regard, please let us know.

Apply for this role by emailing HR@kelbuild.com