Monthly Archives: November 2018

Colorado Springs Christmas Lights Guide 2018

Christmas Decor by Timberline

The holiday season is here again, and there is no better way to celebrate than to take a Christmas lights tour around Colorado Springs! We’ve updated our guide of must-see areas, businesses and homes that have fantastic Christmas lights. We’ve also highlighted some hot cocoa & coffee stops along the way so you can stay cozy while you browse, and have included a playlist of all the best Christmas music to enjoy while you drive.

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Controller

Timberline Landscaping, Inc. is an award-winning company serving Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas, “Creating a Little Bit of Heaven” for 35 years. We offer a full range of services from landscape design, construction and maintenance.

Primary Operational Objectives:
This position works under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer. The controller is responsible for managing the company’s financial statements, general ledger, cost accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, and tax compliance. This position will also oversee the accounting staff for Timberline Rock n’ Roll (materials hauling) and Timberline Building Systems.

Responsibilities:
• Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, inventory, fixed asset records, cost accounting, general and entity accounting
• Assure financial plans are consistent with company goals
• Prepare sales and use tax filings
• Manage books and tax depreciation for fixed assets
• Support in the collections of customer accounts receivables on an as needed basis
• Safeguard assets and assure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing disciplines of internal audits, controls and checks across all departments
• Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements. Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
• Financial reporting duties include preparing financial statements, balance sheets, cash flow reports, budgets, budget-to-actuals and financial projections
• Reconcile bank, loan, and investment accounts; manage cash flow planning process and ensure funds availability
• Responsible for all banking and finance activities, including negotiating lines of credit and vendor agreements, as well as reviewing all financial contracts, financing agreements and insurance policies
• Manage and comply with local, state and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
• Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax returns
• Develop, improve and issue timely monthly and annual financial records
• Partner with CFO to support and ensure timely month-end and year-end close process. Continually reviewing procedures to improve inefficiencies
• Responsible for specified tasks as delegated by CFO and/or company President

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, and/or CPA
• 3+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership role, preferably in the commercial/residential landscaping industry, and/ or construction industry (Or equivalent combination of education and experience)
• Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
• Experience with creating financial statements, general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
• PC proficiency is essential (Windows environment). Working knowledge of Aspire and Sage software is preferred
• Must be able to calculate figures and amounts for all bookkeeping, payroll, budgets, statistical analysis and probability statements
• High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Must speak English
• Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license with a clean driving record
• Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record, credit history and drug screen

Desired Qualities:
• CPA
• Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
• Fun and casual office environment – Suit and tie NOT required
• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and lift/move up to 25 lbs.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/E-Verify/Drug free workplace.

Position Title: Controller
Position Reports to: CFO
Supervises: As backup to CFO AP/AR and payroll
Experience: 3+ years of experience
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Career Level: Exempt
Salary: 55k – 80k DOE and qualifications
Benefits (Eligible after 60 days):
 Medical/Dental/Vison
 Life/Accidental death insurance
 Paid time off
 Profit sharing
 401K Investment plan

Marketing Coordinator

We are looking for a Marketing Coordinator to help plan and implement our marketing and advertising initiatives. Timberline Landscaping, Inc. is an award-winning company serving Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas, “Creating a little bit of Heaven” for 35 years! We offer a full range of services from commercial and residential landscape design/build to complete grounds maintenance.

We love what we do and have fun doing it! Recently voted one of the Best workplaces in 2017!!

Primary Operational Objectives:
This position works under the direction of the Chief Strategic Officer (CSO). The primary function of the Marketing Coordinator is to plan and implement marketing initiatives for multiple business units. The position is responsible for attracting target customers and projects, monitoring campaign success, and creating innovative content. We expect that this position will enable a high-performing individual to grow and potentially earn a promotion as the marketing department expands in the future. This position will also support Timberline Rock n’ Roll (materials hauling) and Timberline Building Systems.

Responsibilities:
• Create inbound content marketing pieces including; social media graphics, blog posts, website landing pages, articles, press releases, and infographics.
• Distribute inbound content to relevant sources.
• Gather and analyze consumer behavior data (e.g. web traffic and rankings).
• Create social media posts & paid advertisements.
• Monitor social media accounts and respond to customer inquiries.
• Photograph current and past projects. May require occasional weekends and hours outside of regular business hours.
• Manage creation of print advertisement, including graphic design and written copy.
• Keep promotional materials ready by coordinating requirements with graphic designers, inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt.
• Basic website management such as updating images, adding updated content, and creating new web pages.
• Create email marketing newsletter.
• Track sales performance, website analytics, key performance indicators, and campaigns.
• Monitor budgets by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.
• Partner with Managers and HR in preparation for conferences, trade shows, seminars, and recruiting events (including attending some events).
• Partner with HR to market company culture and recruiting efforts.
• Attend career specific and/or industry related training and seminars.
• Monitor industry trends and competitors’ marketing activities.
• Coordinate special events and projects.
• Responsible for specified tasks as delegated by CSO and CEO.
Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including creative writing skills.
• Must speak English.
• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
• Knowledge of marketing digital tools and techniques.
• In-depth knowledge of inbound marketing and search engine optimization.
• Keep current with relevant applications, professional training, and cutting-edge skills of the profession.
• Must be highly adaptable to the kinds of change that comes along with working in an entrepreneurial environment.
• Proficiency in computer skills with MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, MailChimp, and social media scheduling software.
• Experience with management of a large social media following on multiple social sites.
• High level of integrity and dependability with a keen sense of urgency and results-orientation.
• Self-starting initiative to pursue improvements and projects without substantial supervision.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license with a clean driving record.
• Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record, and drug screening.
• Must be willing to do things outside of the job description. All team members help and support other departments when necessary.

Desired Qualifications:
• HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certification.
• Experience in WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite.
• Knowledge of photographic equipment.
• Graphic design experience for web and print environments.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
• Fast-paced, fun and casual office environment.
• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and lift/move up to 30 lbs.
• Walking, bending, twisting, reaching, crawling, stretching and standing on occasion is required.
• Job is primarily an indoor office setting, on occasion may require that you be outdoors.

Position Title: Marketing Coordinator
Position Reports to: Chief Strategic Officer
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Supervises: N/A
Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing
Plus 2+ years of relevant work experience
Career Level: Non-manager/exempt
Salary: 40k – 45k per year DOE
Job Type: FT 40-45 hours per week

Benefits (Per company policy)
 Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
 Life/AD&D Insurance
 Paid time off
 401K Investment plan

An Equal Opportunity Employer/E-Verify/Drug free workplace
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8110 Opportunity View , Colorado Springs, CO 80939

Green Roofs and Rooftop Gardens

The Benefits of Green Roofs and Rooftop Gardens

Green roofs and rooftop gardens are increasing in popularity across Colorado and the United States, as urban dwellers seek to feel more connected to nature. They are beneficial for many other reasons, causing some municipalities to begin to require their inclusion when an existing roof is replaced. In fact, in November 2017, Denver voters passed a green roof initiative that requires the addition of some type of reflective roof or a form of green infrastructure. What are the benefits and why might you consider installing a green roof or rooftop garden on your commercial property? Read on to learn more.

Building a rooftop garden

Why Construct a Green Roof?

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