Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 60000 - $ 75000

Senior Accountant

Parker + Lynch is currently conducting a search for a Senior Accountant to join a large construction organization in Center City Philadelphia. As the Sr. Accountant you will be responsible for preparing job costs and journal entries necessary to maintain budgets, handling all general ledger functions for assigned projects, and partnering with the external auditors to provide any information needed for the annual audit.

Qualified candidates will have a MIMIMUM of 3 years accounting experience working within the construction or real estate industry, a strong understanding or project or cost accounting, and the ability to work fluently within Excel.


  • Ensure timely and accurate job costing for labor charges, expenses, billing rates, fees and make changes and reclassifications as necessary.
  • Prepares and enters all project job cost and journal entries necessary to maintain budget cost categories and ledger accounts to accurately reflect financial activity and balances.
  • Analyze AR retainage report to ensure the issuance of final closeout invoices
  • Prepare monthly and periodic project funding requisition packages for submission to various lenders and investors
  • Responsible for accounting oversight and maintenance of the general ledger for entities associated with development projects
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 3+ years of hands on accounting experience within the Construction/Real Estate Industry
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Understanding of project or cost accounting