Project Accountant

  • Location
    Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842887_2630933

Parker+Lynch is working on a role with a client of ours in the construction industry who is currently seeking a Project Accountant to join the Accounting team in Des Plaines, Illinois. This role will entail maintaining complete, full-cycle construction job cost accounting for assigned construction contracts in the area. They are looking to hire a professional, personable, and detail-oriented individual. This is a position for someone interested in growing their career in construction accounting by demonstrating excellent work ethic and desire to learn. This individual will play a key role in the administration of various construction projects and the day to day contact for internal and external communications.

 

Duties:

  • Enter approved budgets for contracts and subcontracts.
  • Monitor insurance and waiver compliance for subcontracts.
  • Process Pay Applications on a monthly basis.
  • Draft all Waivers to accompany Pay Applications.
  • Process all Change Orders – internal and subcontract – associated with assigned job.s
  • Process all invoices associated with assigned jobs for payment.
  • Provide monthly Job Cost reports to Project Manager and Senior Management – with comprehension as to where we stand relative to the Job Cost Budget.
  • File all associated documents hard-copy and electronically as needed.

 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Three+ years of Construction Accounting experience
  • Excel experience required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – able to communicate well verbally and in writing with all field and office team members, subcontractors and owner representatives.
  • High attention to detail, deadline-oriented, excellent time-management and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.

Benefits:

  • Very competitive market salary
  • 100% of the employee medical benefits paid by for by Employer,
  • HSA plan monthly company contribution, Vacation, Holiday, Sick/Personal Pay,
  • 401K with company match

If you are interested in pursuing the Project Accountant role in Des Plaines, Illinois, please click apply or email your resume to alexis.bokos@parkerlynch.com