Project Accountant

  • Location
    Calabasas, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker+Lynch is hiring a Senior Project Accountant for a real estate developer and general contractor in Calabasas, CA. This is a newly created position to help the family-owned business expand into new markets.


The Senior Project Accountant will be responsible for construction accounting and supporting several projects in various stages of development. Position reports to the Controller and works with a 12-person accounting team as well as Project Management.


  • Analyze and maintain the job cost sub-ledger, including processing and recording journal entries for job cost allocations, accruals, capitalization and transfers to fixed assets
  • Act as a liaison between accounting and operations in the field to ensure all project budgets are accurate and updated timely
  • Inputs approved budgets, check all coding and maintain budgets for Project Managers and Construction Managers.
  • Track job costs and monthly loan draws to multiple Lenders
  • Prepare and distribute summary of updated cash flow forecasts
  • Prepare various ad hoc reports
  • Qualifications:

  • Education - Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Experience - 3 to 5 years accounting in the construction industry
  • Industry - Multi-family and home-building experience preferred doing Construction loan draws using AIA documents
  • Software - Sage Timberline, Viewpoint Vista, JD Edwards, Newstar, Excel
  • Soft Skills - communicate project financials to multiple teams, subcontractors and lenders
  • If you are interested in this Senior Project Accountant job or other Accounting and Finance career opportunities from Parker + Lynch please email Doug Hodges at

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