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Jostin Construction is an employer of choice seeking to employ individuals eager to advance the business of construction. Office professionals play a vital role in the success of the organization by strategically partnering with our field professionals and working together as a unified team.

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Project Accountant

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Summary of Duties:

Working directly with the Controller/CFO and Project Managers to maintain accurate and timely information reporting; including budget setup and maintenance, job cost tracking, customer billing, and collection, construction draw management, research and communication with project managers on project status and payment approvals for multiple projects.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Knowledge and experience with accounting software and Microsoft office suite.
  • Knowledge of the project structure in a client/consultant business environment.

SKILLS:

  • Effectively communicate with Project Managers and Principals in Charge, regarding contract documents, change orders, and other contract modifications, approvals and any additional services-related to billing.
  • Assess and pursue opportunities for maximization of client billing.
  • Provide the accounting clerk team member with advice on client billing, relative to consultant invoicing and reimbursable expenses. It is expected that the project accountant maintain a continuous line of communication to clear any open issues.
  • Consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Expertise in monitoring the purchase order for a project.
  • Skilled in monitoring the daily expenses and balances to reduce effect of rate instability.

ABILITIES:

  • The ability to prioritize tasks, work effectively under stress, meet short deadlines and take direction.
  • The ability to remain calm in a stressful or emergency situation.
  • The ability to verify accuracy of information used in select accounting transactions such as researching incorrect information, determining the proper accounting treatment, and recommending corrections to the transaction originator.
  • The ability to communicate with others in the organization to answer accounting questions or resolve issues; and assist with other projects as needed.
  • The ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Using Project Management software setup jobs.
  • Review accuracy, math and percent of completion on Sub’s pay apps before giving to PM
  • Review bonding requirements per contract and order payment/performance bond if required.
  • Review insurance requirements and obtain certificate of insurance.
  • Enter approved Project Cost into Project Management software.
  • Enter the approved schedule of values into Project Management software.
  • Add and revise subcontract, change orders, purchase orders within budget maintenance programs.
  • Generate final billing worksheet and provide to PM at least 10 days prior to billing due date.
  • Produce and send monthly applications for payment for each job to customer project contact; may include release of liens, vendor lien waivers, customer specific billing formats, etc.
  • Responsible for general ledger posting and review of construction draws for multiple projects.
  • Work closely with PM to ensure timely receipt and completeness of requisition packet to be processed for payment.
  • Obtain and submit all billing- related close-out documents, including final lien releases, certifications, etc.
  • Monthly send PM’s job cost reports for review and mark up to make changes.
  • Prepare monthly margin confirmation template for review with VP/CFO and PMs
  • At project close out, notify Operations and sub of missing information.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Education Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Experience Required:

  • 5+ years in construction accounting, accounting degree preferred but not required.
  • Microsoft Office Skills – Intermediate to Advanced
  • Experience using Project Management Software- Computer Ease preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.

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