Project Accountant

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

If you are interested in applying for this job opportunity, please email your resume in Word format to and put “Project Accountant” in the subject line.


Emailed resumes will have priority consideration over online applications.


We are searching for a Project Accountant.  The position offers great growth with a stable company in downtown Chicago



  • Provides financial job cost and general ledger support to the Project Development/Construction Team.  
  • Administers subcontract agreements, purchase orders, change orders, lien waivers and certificates of insurance.  
  • Responsible for updating budgeted costs, actual costs and projected costs for development projects.  




Job Cost Accounting:

• Input Subcontract Agreements and Purchase Orders into the Job Cost Application.

• Input Change Orders for the above Purchase Orders and Subcontract Agreements.

• Matching invoices against the correct line items in the sub-contracts and purchase orders

• Review invoice-pricing to ensure the Company is being charged in accordance to the contract.

• Generate and track receipt of lien waivers by vendor and by contract for each Project.

• Maintain Current Certificates of Insurance for each Subcontractor.

• Assist with the review of 3rd Party General Contractors Draw documents and backup submitted for accuracy. Verify subcontractor lien waivers are up to date prior to funding.

• Review accounts payable input and approve batches within the accounting system.

• Review backup documentation (i.e. delivery tickets, approvals, etc.).

• Review check and matching lien waivers to checks


General Ledger Accounting:

• Process journal entries and any necessary adjustments to general ledger

• Review and analyze general ledgers for assigned properties

• Prepare timely and accurate operating statements for assigned properties on a monthly basis

• Prepare and maintain several account work papers for general ledger


QUALIFICATIONS:  A BS in Accounting or Finance a must. Experience with Oracle and or Timberline also preferred.


For Immediate consideration, qualified candidates please send your resume directly to: with Project Accountant in the subject line.


 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled