Project Controller / Accountant

State: California
Job Category: Accounting/Auditing/Finance
Job Code: 1466
# of Openings: 1


Project Controller / Accountant


Required Skills:

•      Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related degree required

•      CPA preferred

•     Ten (10) to fifteen (15) years of progressive finance and accounting experience

•      Construction Accounting, Payroll, Union Payroll experience is necessary

•      Broad knowledge of GAAP and related internal control structures for financial accounting and reporting systems and processes

•     Ability to plan and manage multiple tasks/projects. Sets priorities, establishes milestones and timelines, seeks best most efficient use of personal time and resources available, ability to handle multiple assignments,    responsibilities, or projects by organizing

•     Ability to work well as an integral part of a large project team. Works collaboratively with

management and staff alike in to meet common goals

•      Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint

•      Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Conveys vision, listens and incorporates

the ideas of others, gives clear direction or expectations, tracks and reports progress or issues

•      Strong analytic, organizational and interpersonal skills

•      Integrity - Follows ethical industry standards, exhibits honesty and fairness, respects people &

property, and takes responsibilitY for own actions



•     Must have complete knowledge of all accounting functions and procedures

•     Must have knowledge of Construction Job Cost and General Ledger Software Accounting Systems (ERP). Proficient in computer software systems for the preparation of reports, spreadsheets and other accounting analysis that may be required by management

•     Maintain all projects operating accounts including deposits, disbursements and partner's capital

•     Monitor daily cash balances in operating bank accounts to cover obligations

•     Perform bank reconciliations

•     Prepare monthly and annual cash projection reports

•     Coordinate with the Project Manager(s) on a monthly or quarterly basis to prepare updated cost estimates to complete actual and projected revenue, profit, billings and collections, and to accurately charge and code invoices to proper Job Cost and General Ledger

•     On a quarterly basis complete federal and state payroll tax returns and necessary deposits to bank

•     Process and review all accounts payable and subcontractors payments

•     Accrue, prepare and remit appropriate sales taxes as necessary

•     Responsible for keeping up to date specific insurance project requirements such us performance bonds, letters of credit and other corporate and/ or partnership guarantees

•      Prepares monthly aged trial balances, job cost summary schedules according to percentage of completion, supporting schedules for month-end close, including but not limited Cost reports, Work in Progress and Financial Statements

•      Participates in the development of the work breakdown structure, interfacing with Procurement, Engineering, and Finance Departments

•       Ensure compliance with the Company's financial policies and procedures to include revenue recognition policies and project set up rules

•     Support year- end external and internal audit

•      Posting transactions as needed via the general ledger including but not limited adjusting journal entries



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