Job Description

Our client, a national construction contractor, has an opening for a Project Accountant with strong construction experience in their Greater Chicago area location.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Calculate monthly revenue and GP projections on a weekly basis
  • Maintain weekly / monthly reporting track job performance and profitability
  • Create and analyze weekly / monthly reports for Upper Management
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion
  • Report on project profitability to management
  • Report weekly and monthly financial variances and KPI’s
  • Prepare a 3 month look ahead for Revenue and GP forecasting
  • Improve processes and procedures to create continuous improvement and additional profits
  • Responsible for understanding contracts billed, unbilled, GP, and projections
  • Process CSR / Revenue closing process for moth end; perform detailed general ledger/sub-ledger account reconciliations
  • Works with Operations Team to develop annual Revenue Budget

Other Duties:

  • Review Contracts for Billing instructions; communicate details to AR Biller
  • Knowledge of AIA G702/703 Billing Document – Generate Schedule of Values based on estimated budget
  • Insure proper and timely Contract work & “T&M” (Time and Material) billings
  • Follow up and collection of Accounts Receivable Invoices including Statement of Account for clients


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • Must be an excellent team player
  • Experience using computerized accounting systems (ERP)
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and Word required
  • 2+ years of experience in Construction Industry; thorough knowledge of job costing, earned revenue, scheduling, budgets, estimating, as well a GAAP
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to complete job duties with a high degree of accuracy
  • Report/Crystal Report writing experience is a plus

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Elgin IL
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