We are always looking for new talent to join our team. If you are interested in pursuing a career in accounting management, have an avid interest in organization, improving efficiency, systems management, and client relations, we would like to meet you. Submit your resume through our contact form to connect with our team today.



This position will report to our Senior Accountant. The position can be flexible between PT and FT hours and will potentially turn in to full time employment for the right candidate after a 90 day unpaid internship period.  This position will consist of a hybrid work schedule, requiring 1-2 in office days working from our showroom (3821 W Montrose Ave).

Please note we are a multi-tiered company. The ideal candidate will assist with the following responsibilities for two of our branches – Arete Renovators ( and Arete The Art of Design ( This position could grow into also assisting with Arete Investments Fund (


  • Accounts Receivable (A/R) – client billing, review all projects and follow up with clients on past due invoices or any payment related inquiries
  • Accounts Payable (A/P) – assist with reviewing subcontractor billing and payroll
  • Assist with insurance & COI process
  • Assist in filing of documents and organizing the filing system
  • Other special projects as assigned by President and Vice President
  • Collect and review lien waivers for compliance and follow-up with trade contractors as appropriate
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail, scan documents, and forward to appropriate parties
  • Understand, embrace and execute the core values of Arete throughout your daily interactions with internal and external clients


  • Capable of maintaining a high level of organization
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and rearrange priorities as needed
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work and make a decision with limited supervision
  • Quick learner – must be able to quickly “pick up and run with it” when it comes to training on software used (Quickbooks and Coconstruct)
  • Forward thinking – we are constantly evolving and looking for team members who will help us think outside of the box and offer suggestions for improvements
  • BONUS SKILL: knowledge of Fund accounting


  • Ability to communicate fluently in English (both written and verbally) with internal and external customers
  • Must provide own laptop – cloud based software access to be provided by Arete Renovators
  • Students pursuing an Accounting or Finance degree preferred
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher required
  • Knowledge of budgets, fundamentals of accounting, and GAAP
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook. One Drive, Teams, etc.)
  • High level of integrity. Must be trustworthy as this position will work with sensitive data.

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