Construction Project Accountant - Career Growth to Manager

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016

Parker and Lynch Downers Grove, IL

Downers Grove, IL
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span If you are interested in applying for this job opportunity, please email your resume in Word format to B /B and put “ B Project Accountant /B ” in the subject line. br   br B Emailed resumes will have priority consideration over online applications. /B br   br My client is hiring a Construction Project Accountant job in Downers Grove, IL. To be successful, you must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business and a minimum of five years of experience in commercial or industrial construction. In this role you will own the project accounting for large industrial build-outs throughout the United States including contract maintenance, client billing, vendor payables and union payroll. This role also has supervising responsibility for other project accounting staff. If working on interesting/challenging projects at a well-resourced, stable company is exciting to you then read on and submit your resume for consideration! br   br The Construction Project Accountant job responsibilities include: br ul
li Act as a Business Partner to business unit managers as it relates to Financial Planning and Analysis, monthly profit projections, percentage of completion accounting and reporting, development of annual budgets and post-award reporting and tracking budget to actual. /li li Reviewing customer contracts to set up proper accounting and billing processes, keeping a constant eye on the quality and accuracy of subordinates work as it relates to billing and payables. /li li For contracts and project legal issues and/or audits you will act as a liaison for the company. /li /ul
  br Qualifications: br ul
li Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business. /li li Five or more years of experience in an accounting role in the commercial or industrial construction industry. /li li Excellent communication skills, a strong backbone, and the ability to influence. /li li Union payroll experience is required. /li li Willingness and ability to travel. /li li Comfortable with larger ERP systems, JD Edwards and Peoplesoft are preferred, Timberline or GreatPlains are also relevant. /li /ul
  br B If you are interested in this Construction Project Accountant job or other accounting roles please email your resume directly to /B br   br Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled br   br   br   br /span