Job Description

Construction Project Accountant

Our client is growing and needs to add a Construction Project Accountant to their accounting team. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of construction accounting experience.


  • Responsible for the processing, reviewing, tracking and maintenance of all payment applications from subcontractors, accounts payable for purchase orders, and misc. accounts payable for multiple projects
  • Assist management with profitability projections, manage Work In Process reporting and projections and investigate project variances
  • Responsible for job cost accounting including budget control, change order tracking, committed cost control, and job cost transfers
  • Process project billings, owner payment applications and project budgets
  • Communicate with project managers, vendors, and external parties to manage draw requests/requirements
  • Interface with Project Managers, senior management, and contract administrators on all aspects of construction accounting
  • Responsible for full cycle Accounts Payable - inclusive of data entry, check run selection, audit confirmations, vendor statement review and annual 1099 filings
  • Assure accounts payable is coded to proper GL account number, job number and cost code and subsequently distributing to Project Management team for approval
  • Responsible for lien waiver generation, subcontractor insurance verification, subcontractor business license, and W-9 updates for vendors
  • Prepare monthly projection reports or other reports as needed (i.e. open payables, job cost, etc.)
  • Assist in the development for new systems/processes for the department
  • Tracking and updating various logs (i.e. utilities, lumber, appliance, and others as necessary)


  • Minimum of Three years of project accounting experience in construction industry require
  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to take the lead to initiate new processes
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), organizational, and follow-up skills
  • Data entry and attention to details
  • Vista and Procore Software experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; proficiency in Word, Excel preferred

Our client offers a competitive salary and full benefits including matching 401k

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Atlanta GA
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