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Accounting Manager

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Job Description

We are looking for a proactive Accounting Manager for a 100+ years old company in the Civil Engineering industry. This role offers great work culture and the ability to manage a small but talented team of accounting professionals.


  • Support the Controller with accounting and financial activities. This role will manage and mentor accounting staff.


  • Manage the full GL accounting activities
  • Run and audit payroll and timecard processes
  • Review and improve accounting and payroll processes
  • Maintain accounting and financial entries in the ERP
  • Assist the Controller in automating manual accounting processes
  • Manage bank reconciliations for cash accounts, outgoing wire transfers and maintain cash balances
  • Manage the financial reporting process to summarize income, expenses, and earnings
  • Review and manage payroll activity
  • Responsible for all GL entries, system tie-outs, financial analysis, and general ledger entries
  • Prepares and post and manage AR job billings and balances to GL
  • Manages job subcontractor payments, collect lien releases and confirm contract payment compliance
  • Manages AR aging and work with Operations to collect payments
  • Works with HR to maintain accurate time off, leave and sick time accruals and administer 401K


  • 6-8 years of accounting experience with over 2 years of experience in managing accounting functions
  • Hands-on experience with full cycle GL accounting
  • Experience with bank reconciliations, journal entries and project accounting
  • Experience in processing payroll for union and Non-union employees
  • Experience in project accounting in the construction or manufacturing industries preferred
  • Strong fiscal Accountability which includes the ability to ensure all financial data is properly calculated, managed and reported
  • Advanced Excel skills required and familiarity with construction software such as Maxwell or Yardi would be preferred
  • Excellent technical capability and ability to hit the ground running
  • Ability to guide and mentor team members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong work ethics


  • Bachelor\’s degree in Accounting from an accredited university
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