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Project Accountant

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    Deerfield Beach
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Job Title: Project Accountant
Department: Accounting
Reports To: Controller
FLSA Status: Exempt, Salaried

Responsible for managing the billing, subcontractor, and project payable processes for various projects. Tracks the financial progress through reporting and analysis of financial data in accordance with company and client contractual and compliance guidelines.



  • Attends turn-over meetings for all assigned new jobs.
  • Sets up and maintains a separate electronic network "Project Folder" for each assigned job, filing all relevant documents.
  • Inputs contract information and budgets into ComputerEase.
  • Prepares project billing worksheets and generates AIA billings to owners.
  • Reviews and approves job-related check requests.
  • Processes all accounts payable related to job-related invoices.
  • Prepares the Project Accountant Checklist on a weekly basis.
  • Attends monthly project review and close-out meetings.
  • Works on special accounting projects as assigned.


  • Effectively communicates with Project Executive, Project Manager, and Project Coordinator to follow up on outstanding issues.
  • Provides timely and specific feedback to upper management.
  • Exhibits excellent oral and written communication.

Leadership and Attitude:

  • Serves as a positive role model with a can-do spirit.
  • Displays appropriate assertiveness.
  • Accepts and supports organizational changes and new management directives.
  • Develops innovative solutions to problems.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor on all levels.


  • Maintains a positive attitude with all fellow employees.
  • Provides excellent customer service to clients and subcontractors.
  • Deals effectively with others regardless of level or status.

Judgment and Decision Making:

  • Arrives at sound, timely decisions after balanced consideration of facts.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Distinguishes between practical and impractical solutions.

Productivity, Quality, and Volume:

  • Produces expected quantity of assignments and completes tasks on time.
  • Exhibits excellent organizational skills.
  • Maintains control and pace of work regardless of pressure or stress.
  • Able to complete assigned tasks independently.

Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.



  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Able to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret legal documents.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and ComputerEase.
  • Knowledge of Procore is a plus.

Associate degree; or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or 2-3 years or more related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Must be able to lift and/or carry up to 15 pounds.

The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The office has an open layout, contributing to a moderate noise level.

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David Barley Jr Recruiting Manager