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Project Accountant 15652664

Washington, DC
Rapidly Growing Construction Company
Project Accountant ($75K-$90K)
Hybrid (DMV)

Our client is a rapidly growing, $80M Construction company, with a brand-new office located in the DMV area. Over the last 30 years the organization has specialized in joint ventures, affordable housing, schools, and unique interior work for high-profile companies and has many more exciting projects upcoming in the pipeline.

They’re seeking a Project Accountant who will play a vital role on their cohesive accounting team and will report directly to Director of Finance. Company is looking for someone who will be able to hit the ground running and contribute immediately. The ideal candidate is someone with excellent interpersonal skills, team oriented and who isn’t afraid of taking on new challenges. Salary will be $75K-$90K with a flexible work environment.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Manage monthly requisition process, including working with project team to complete requisitions, reviewing for accuracy, and entering requisition details into Viewpoint accounting software.
  • Enter payments received against project receivables and prepare subcontractor open AP report to send to project team for approval/edit.
  • Confirm subcontractor compliances are acceptable before approving for payment to AP (insurance, signed contracts, appropriate waivers, etc.).
  • Confirm project management compliance (final payment checklist, etc.) before a final payment is issued to subcontractor.
  • Liaise with project team to ensure all vendor and subcontractor invoices are approved for month end close. Prepare cost accruals for remaining unapproved invoices for Controller review.
  • Produce cost detail and other ad-hoc reports from accounting software for project teams.
  • Put together monthly cash flow report after month end close and monitor project KPI’s.
  • Participate in quarterly project review meetings and provide insight from accounting perspective.
  • Maintain project records needed for year-end audit and provide as requested.
  • Follow all accounting principles and controls related to construction job cost accounting
  • Conform to and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions
  • Creatively solve challenges that arise with a positive attitude

Qualification and Education Requirements:
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in cost accounting within Construction (or related) industry
  • BS degree in Accounting/Finance, or a related field
  • Be able to effectively communicate in person, on the phone, and via email
  • Proven ability to multi-task in deadline-driven environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidential and meticulous records
  • Proficient with or ability to learn ViewPoint or similar accounting software


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