Title: Construction Project Accountant (Jupiter, FL)


Job Function:

The Construction Project Accountant’s role will be to manage and coordinate all project and/or service accounting functions. Provide support to the Business Unit leaders, Project Managers, Cost Accounting Managers, and other team members as required or needed. Work closely with clients, vendors, and subcontractors.


  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent. College education is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, E-Mail required.
  • Strong organization and time management skills and the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and excellent knowledge of spelling and grammar.
  • The ability to be diplomatic and tactful in relationships with a variety of internal and external associates, clients, and customers.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and to work with little supervision
  • The ability to consistently produce accurate and timely work and to exhibit a high degree of attention to detail.
  • The flexibility to meet required deadlines with short notice.
  • Timberline software experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Accounts Payable, Job Cost, Billing, Accounts Receivable, Contracts, and General Ledger.
  • Proficient typing and 10-key calculator skills.
  • Working knowledge of Florida Lien Laws and related documents, including: Notices to Owner, Statements of Account, Releases/Satisfactions/Claims of Lien.
  • Familiarity with AIA Contract and Application for Payment documents.


  • Perform Project/Construction Cost Accounting, draw preparation, billing, and accounts payable
  • Process AIA invoices, summarize contract amounts, and submit for Project Manager approval.
  • Analyze subcontractor billings to ensure they are in conformance with the subcontract scope, terms, and conditions.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly financial statements and percent complete calculations.
  • Perform detailed general ledger/sub-ledger account reconciliations.
  • Provide administrative support to the Project Manager and the construction field staff
  • Maintain project files and Excel spreadsheets
  • Various administrative duties– such as: typing, filing, copying, composing letters, setting up files, etc.
  • Verify subcontractors’ insurance coverage (limits, expiration date, additional insured, etc.) before releasing checks.
  • Contact subcontractors about expired/invalid insurance certificates.
  • Verify that subcontractors have provided all sub-trade and material-men lien waivers before releasing subcontractors’ checks.
  • Process expense reimbursement invoices for approval.
  • Contact subcontractors about missing/invalid lien waivers.
  • File approved invoices.
  • Record Notices to Owner in Excel worksheet