CPA, Senior Construction Accountant- Northern Virginia


The Senior Project Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of job cost accounting. Provide Project Management team with an effective and controlled reporting of project profits, subcontractor payments and issues, client billings and issues, pending change orders, past due accounts receivable, timely recognition and resolution of issues.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

Education/Experience: Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be 5 years in accounting (construction environment preferred.)

Skills/Abilities: Computer literate, good written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, detail oriented, rule oriented, excellent organizational skills, able to prioritize while working in a fast paced environment, must be self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision.

The project accountant will help to ensure project management is in compliance with existing accounting and corporate procedure and policy, while maximizing controllable project management performance.

Assist project management team with performance and/or communication problem resolutions at project accounting level. Expose, review and resolve major accounting problems with project management members, involving project management team, property accountants, market sector leader up to and including owner as necessary to reach a resolution.

Accountant Job Functions and Responsibilities:

Job/budget and subcontract set up
Client set up/maintenance
Maintain on file fully executed owner contracts/purchase orders
Meet all owner requirements: billing deadlines, waivers, certified payroll
Maintain on file fully executed subcontract agreement (over $50,000), purchase orders and letters of intent
Order Builders Risk Insurance/Performance and Payment Bond when required
Enforce joint check agreements with subcontractors/suppliers
Supplier invoice processing: coding, a/p entry, PM/SPA approval, process for payment, filing, problem resolution, contract compliance, lien releases, insurance compliance, subcontractor relations
Maintain efficient job cost filing
Obtain and monitor status of all owner and subcontractor pending change orders
Budget monitoring
Profit/fee monitoring
Construction Project Invoicing: AIA, Format 1, Owner Specified Format
Posting of cash receipts/Non A/R cash receipts
Monitoring status of customers' receivables and being proactive to resolve problems
Journal entries related to job cost
Complete understanding of all job cost accounting reports: underbilling/overbilling, cash flow vs. net cash flow
Prepare monthly owner reports
Assist in the preparation of periodic job profit projections
Job close out reports/routing

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please email me at VINCIA.VANTERPOOL@ADECCONA.COM

Provide the following:
- Resume in WORD DOC attachment
- Salary History & Current Requirements

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