Project Accountant

Interested in joining the JMT family?  We are hiring for a Project Accountant at this time.

The Project Accountant performs a variety of tasks related to the maintenance and processing of project cost and payment records, including providing overall support to operations staff with financial details. This person also doesn’t mind managing front desk reception duties with very low foot traffic.

Essential duties + responsibilities:

  • Perform responsibilities with excellence in service, integrity and building relationships as exemplified in company core values
  • Submit Subcontractor Request For Payments (RFP’s) to operations via workflow
  • Maintain vendor compliance with corporate and project specific contractual requirements (including pay application, insurance certificate, payment & performance bond, change orders, stored material documents)
  • Follow-up with vendors as needed for appropriate compliance documentation
  • Analyze sales and use tax on Purchase Agreements and provide necessary reconciliations
  • Process subcontractor pay applications
  • Coordinate proper communication between operations, subcontractors and client personnel
  • Prepare owner and subcontractor lien releases
  • Create over / under billing analysis and identify causes of over / under billings
  • Participate in financial statement audit
  • Assist in client audit preparation
  • Assist Operations with monthly owner billing process
  • Create project savings / write down analysis
  • Monitor job cost details, proposing adjustments as needed to operations
  • Assist operations with Project Status Report (PSR) preparation
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Must have the ability to perform in a fast paced environment
  • Decision making, research and analytical problem solving skills
  • Time management with the ability to organize, assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands, and to work independently
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and interact effectively at all levels within the organization

Required Experience:

  • Associate’s / Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field preferred
  • Four (4) years of Accounting experience preferred
  • MS Office – Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook experience
  • Timberline Accounting preferred
  • Construction industry experience preferred

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