Construction Project Accountant POST NUMBER: 406899

Blue Ash, OH, US On-Site
April 8th, 2024
$ 85000.00 - 95000.00 yearly
direct hire
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Primary Position Duties:

  • Contract Management: Ensure estimates have been prepared, substantiated with bids and reviewed by the appropriate levels of management prior to entering into owner contracts.
  • Review subcontractor contracts to confirm bidding processes were followed and final costs are in line with budget.
  • Project Management: Track and analyze project costs, ensuring accuracy and completeness in financial records.
  • Collaborate with project managers to monitor, understand the cause of and report on budget variances to Design-Build and Finance & Accounting leadership.
  • Monthly review of job cost activity ensuring consistent and proper coding of subcontractor and internal costs.
  • Monitor job over/underbilling and accounts receivable and accounts payable, ensuring timely billing and reporting on collection risks.
  • Monitor job buyout status against contracts
  • Collaborate with Design-Build project teams to develop forecasts of project costs and margins.
  • Billing and Invoicing: Ensure subcontractor invoices are submitted timely and work with subcontractor and project manager to ensure accuracy of subcontractor invoices and proper coding.
  • Maintain effective communication with vendors and subcontractors to resolve any invoicing discrepancies.
  • Oversee preparation of monthly owners’ invoices.
  • Address subcontractor and owner inquiries related to project billing and invoicing.
  • Financial Reporting: Generate financial reporting metrics on jobs for inclusion in monthly financial reporting package.
  • Provide project-specific financial updates to management.
  • Provide support to external auditors in support of annual financial statement audit.


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting or Finance and or comparable work experience
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and accounting theory
  • 8-10 years accounting/finance experience; CPA a plus, but not required
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines in a fast-paced, high transactional volume, and dynamic environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

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Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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