Project Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Tarpon Springs , FL
COMPENSATION: $60k - $70k
POSTED: Jun 10, 2022

Our client, a large construction company, is looking to add a Project Accountant to their team. They are a leader in the construction and contracting industry and has been servicing the Tampa Bay area for 50 years.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$60,000 – $70,000

Position Overview:

The Project Accountant will be the project’s point of contact for all administrative and accounting related questions. The Project Accountant is responsible for the project set up and maintenance, and coordination of the project budget. This includes managing project accounting deadlines are essential functions of this role.

Responsibilities of the Project Accountant:

  • Project setup and maintenance
  • Generating and managing project related documentation which includes processing all invoices, lien releases, insurance, and certified payroll/minority compliance tracking for each of their assigned projects
  • Owner modifications (process monthly via Budget Worksheet)
  • Assist in the preparation of Owner pay applications, including any supporting documentation as required by the general contract
  • Prepare and issue Subcontracts (short and long form), Change Orders and Purchase Orders as directed by Project Manager
  • Work with Subcontractors, Project Team and Accounts Payable in processing all project related invoices
  • Process project budget adjustments as requested by Project Manager
  • Setting up the original project budget, posting budget adjustments, reconciliation of commitments to budgets and addressing job costing questions/issues
  • Assist with project closeouts
  • Other projects as assigned

Qualifications for the Project Accountant:

  • 1+ of construction accounting related experience
  • Experience with prevailing wage projects, AIA, and WIP is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Experience with Sage 300, ADP, or Procore is preferred but is not required

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma is required


  • 100% coverage for Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • 3 weeks of PTO
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 110724