Employment Opportunities

Mark P. Finlay Architects, AIA of Southport, Connecticut is seeking talented individuals who are creative, enthusiastic and eager to be a part of an award-winning architectural firm. MPFA is a design-oriented firm specializing in high-end custom residential homes, trademark commercial buildings and private golf clubs.

Open Positions


Office Manager

Job Title: Office Manager
Job Type: Full Time

Mark P. Finlay Architects, AIA of Southport, CT is seeking an experienced Office Manager and Executive Assistant. This is a full time, permanent position and all applicants must be team oriented. Excellent written and verbal skills are essential. Job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Project Management

  • create and manage project proposals and contracts
  • create and manage project invoices and track project expenses
  • oversee sub-contractor billing 
  • interface with clients on project related matters

Bookkeeping

  • assist bookkeeper with company payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, expense reimbursement, and general ledger
  • bank and account reconciliation
  • liaise with CPA on R&D, financial reporting and tax preparation

General Office

  • oversee day to day operations and efficiency
  • oversee/maintain office-wide and CEO calendar
  • oversee/assist in the coordination of company travel arrangements
  • perform personal assistant duties with a high level of discretion and confidentiality
  • maintain company insurance policies and licenses
  • mange vendors and the purchasing and maintenance of office supplies, software and equipment

Human Resources

  • provide day-to-day administrative support to management and staff
  • coordinate and track employee benefits and PTO
  • maintain office-wide protocols in accordance with the employee handbook and COVID guidelines
  • new-hire onboarding

Property Management

  • accounts payable/accounts receivable (rent)
  • account reconciliation
  • maintain building insurance policies
  • coordinate building repairs and maintenance


An ideal candidate will have minimum five years experience as well as proficiency in Quickbooks, Word, Excel and Outlook. Studio Designer is a plus.

This position offers benefits and opportunities to grow within the firm. Salary based on experience. Our office is located near I-95 and the Metro North Railroad for easy commuting to the New York and New Haven areas.

Architectural Associate (design team)

Job Title: Architectural Associate (design team)
Job Type: Full Time
Years of Experience: Recent Graduate to 5 Years

Responsibilities:

  • Design Development
  • Presentation Drawings and Renderings
  • Construction Documents

Qualifications:

  • Professional Degree in Architecture
  • Proficiency in Hand Drawing required
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch UP and Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Creative, eager and enthusiastic
  • Team Oriented
Architectural Associate (production team)

Job Title: Architectural Associate (production team)
Job Type: Full Time
Years of Experience: 3+

Responsibilities

  • Construction Documents
  • Presentation Drawings and 3D Renderings

Qualifications:

  • Professional Degree in Architecture
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch UP and Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Creative, eager and enthusiastic
  • Team Oriented
Lead Interior Designer

Mark P. Finlay Interiors is seeking an experienced Interior Designer to join a team of talented professionals. This person will be someone to match the energy of our staff and aim to constantly elevate both the design and work environment we create!  The ideal candidate is someone who will provide design leadership to the team and deliver the highest quality design and customer service to the firm’s valued clients. This position will work with and oversee the design team through all phases of each project from conception to completion. The position requires strong design, technical, organizational and communication skills.

Qualifications:

  • Passion for design is the leading quality we are looking for in this position
  • Minimum of 7 years of design experience
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • A self-starter who is highly motivated, With the ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to prioritize and work with timelines/hard deadlines
  • Thorough understanding of Architectural Interior Design
  • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, written, and graphic communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of architecture and construction
  • Strong understanding of FF&E
  • Well versed in client and vendor relations
  • Bachelor Degree – from a 4 year accredited Interior Design program or equivalent

Mark P. Finlay Architects, AIA is a design-oriented firm specializing in high-end custom residential homes, trademark commercial buildings and private golf clubs.

Our office is located near I-95 and Metro North Railroad for easy commuting to the New York and New Haven areas.

Submit Via: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Jay Valade)
Materials to Submit: Cover Letter, Resume and Portfolio


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT (ADA)

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Mark Finlay Architects, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, political belief or activity, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. 

The policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance to the law.


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