Job Title

Project Accountant

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Job Description

Our Client is $1B in revenue industry-leader in construction specializing in technology buildings, complex projects, and interiors.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This role will be responsible for monitoring the accounting for projects, processing invoices from sub-contractors, reviewing variances, and making sure that projects are billed correctly and payments are collected in accordance with US GAAP. This role will also be responsible for A/P, check processing, A/R, tracking sub-contractors and change orders; Job costing; documentation tracking for leins.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Project Managers regarding change orders, contracts and billing
  • Project accounting using the Timberline system
  • Maintain project records, including billings, expenses, sub-contracts etc.
  • Work with Project Managers to review and approve sub-contractor payments
  • Process sub-contractor check payments and post cash receipts
  • Post transfer of expenses into and out of project accounts
  • Review project variances and submit variance reports
  • Compile & report on project profitability to the executive team
  • Work closely with Project Managers to process billings and investigate project expenses
  • Create AR exception reports and analyze special projects
  • Work on month end and project end close activities upon completion
  • Work with auditors to provide documentation for successful completion of projects
  • Work on adhoc projects with the Controller and the Accounting Manager

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:

  • 3+ years of experience as a project accountant for a construction firm
  • Excellent understanding of contracts and change order documents
  • Experience with SAGE 300 or Timberline
  • Advanced level user of MS Excel and project accounting software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Customer oriented aptitude with ability to take initiative
  • Strong commitment to customer service.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or accounting
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