Project Accountant

Recruiter
gpac
Location
Minneapolis
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2021
Closes
05 Jun 2021
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Project Accountant

Company Description: A well–established, progressive mechanical contractor specializing in new construction, renovation, retrofit and service of commercial and industrial facilities in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and surrounding areas. We provide high quality, cost competitive HVAC, piping, plumbing and maintenance services to the commercial and industrial construction industry by utilizing sound engineering practices, innovative construction techniques and team building relationships emphasizing cooperation, honesty, and sound business values.


Job Description:

The project accountant plays a key role in the business processes and will be the lead individual in ensuring all billings, project costing and month end processes are completed timely and accurately. The project accountant also assists project managers in researching variances in their project costs.


Essential Functions:

  • Prepare monthly invoice packages for all billable projects, including all applicable back–up
  • Maintain the billing folders for all projects with the appropriate documents, including monthly invoices and waivers
  • Setup new projects in accounting system
  • Assist in tracking outstanding receivables and provide support to project managers who make collection calls
  • Prepare job cost reports as requested from the project managers
  • Track outstanding accounts payable per project through review, and working closely with accounts payable
  • Prepare monthly job costs
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and investigate variances
  • Record monthly closing general ledger entries
  • Complete and file state sales tax returns
  • Good understanding of union payroll and payroll processes
  • Assist in filing various state reports
  • Assist in preparing for external annual review with independent accountants


Qualifications:


  • 5+ years of construction accounting experience (Requirement)
  • 5+ years of general ledge accounting experience
  • Excellent time management, multi–tasking and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

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