Project Accountant

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

Parker+Lynch is working on a role with a client of ours in the construction industry who is currently seeking an Accountant to join the Accounting team in Chicago, 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.



  • 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.


  • 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 Rosemont, Illinois, please click apply or email your resume to 

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