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Project Accountant

  • Ref: 295523
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: East Rutherford, NJ
  • Industry: Construction
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Project Accountant

Your Role

  • The position handles all billing and collection aspects of the project from initial setup to final cash collection.

Job Duties

  • Create a Schedule of values with Project Manager and client
  • Create, post and Maintain monthly AIA billings with attention to sales/use tax guidelines
  • Creating and posting billing adjustments as required
  • Scanning, copying, filing
  • Following up on all paperwork, affidavits, general release, changes orders, certified payroll, WMBE reporting
  • Collection call on outstanding receivables
  • Manage external web billing for clients
  • Diligently report and track pending change orders
  • Reporting results and trends
  • Tracking and obtaining change orders from our clients
  • Invoice Auditing support
  • Work with salesmen, project managers and foreman monthly to gather billing on a percentage or the dollar value
  • Job costing and breakdown of billing
  • Salary commensurate with experience


  • College Degree in accounting or finance is preferred

Experience & Skills Required

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills are a MUST
  • Experience with Sage Timberline software a definite plus
  • Working knowledge of AIA Requisitioning Documents a MUST
  • Prior experience/background in construction accounting and contract billing a plus
  • Solid organizational and time management skills are essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Individual must be detailed oriented
  • Strong collection background - communicating with the Accounting, Billing and Collections departments of our clients

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