Project Accountant


Position Description:

  • Contract Billing: Preparation and issuance of monthly project AIA pay applications to owners/owners reps. This includes presentation of scheduled values; review of subcontractor pay applications, billing approved subcontractor costs; holding/billing retention per contract; and billing labor, general conditions, overhead and fee. The process also includes preparing appropriate contractor sworn statements and contractor conditional and unconditional waivers as required by the contract. The accountant works closely with the project managers, subcontractors, accounting manager and project admin.
  • Subcontractor Payables: All subcontractor payables which include posting approved invoices to job cost; allocating and releasing retainage; and issuing payments to subcontractors upon funding, including all related aspects - approved subcontracts and revisions, and subcontractor waivers and sworn statements.
  • General Conditions: Posting of all project general conditions costs including invoices and job overhead costs.
  • Monthly review of job costs reports and project cost tracking reports for accuracy and alignment with budget; make corrections and updates as directed by project managers. Prepare final project cost tracking reports upon job completion.
  • Enter budgets for new projects as provided by the estimating department.
  • Enter approved owner contract change orders.
  • Other accounting duties; both project and corporate related as directed by the Director of Finance, Accounting, and Human Resources.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, CPA certification preferred
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years accounting experience; preferably in the construction industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Sage CRE (Timberline) software desired
  • Must be well organized, possess attention to detail, able to multi-task, understand the need to document work and have the ability to work with several different project managers concurrently.

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