Project Accountant


Rancho Cordova, CA, USA Remote / WFH

Sep 5

The Project Accountant is responsible for working with Project Managers to maximize profitability and cash flow. This person will become an integral part of the PM Teams, providing financial advice, support, and problem solving. The Project Accountant is responsible for following up with clients to ensure that payments are processed in a timely manner and also build win-win relationships with key Subcontractors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•Understands budgeting, project forecasting, cost control, schedule, anticipated cost and project profitability.
•Develop a thorough understanding of every project, with special emphasis on the subcontractors involved.
•Attend weekly Project Management team meetings.
•Review subcontractor invoices returned from Project Manager.
•Prepare and send final lien waivers to subs as they are final paid on jobs.
•Follow up with Project Manager on any disagreements with final values from subs.
•Verify that change orders are approved and commit sub change orders.
•Review check run report to make sure Project Managers are only paying funded invoices.
•Prepare monthly billing folders for Project Managers including change order logs and billing worksheets.
•Approve owner change orders when requested by Project Manager.
•Implement •Strong Finish• process on the final invoice for every project.
•Assist Project Manager and Assistant Project Manager in collection of any special owner requirements for billing, i.e. sub lien releases.
•Prepare Accounts Receivable statements as needed.
•Work with Project Managers to accelerate payments of all outstanding invoices.
•Update cash flow spreadsheet with weekly notes on A/R status.
•Handle all subcontractor communications in a professional and expedient manner.
•Proactively resolve problems and open issues.

Desired Skills and Experience

•BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field
•Construction Management or General Contractor experience.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Must know Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook. AppleOne is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

0-1 years

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