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Construction Accountant in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

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Job Description

Our client, located in Indianapolis is growing and in need of a Construction Accountant for a direct hire opportunity .


General Accounting responsibilities include:

  • Job-cost adjustments
  • Project close procedures
  • W-9 collection and tracking
  • Annual 1099 processing and filing
  • Clarifies questionable invoices and obtains proper approvals, documentation, and coding on all invoices.
  • Works with Legal and Insurance departments to monitor and manage subcontractor compliance.
  • Processes basic GL invoices.
  • Completes AR invoices for multiple contract types, including lump sum and T&M contracts.
  • Assists management with preparation of financial statements, ledger entries, reports, taxes, and auditor requests.
  • Completes AP & AR month-end reconciliations.
  • Makes job cost adjustments.
  • Performs project close procedures and assists with archiving project and AP files.
  • Performs the bookkeeping for and assists management with the financials of affiliated companies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Skills/Qualifications :
  • Accounting degree required
  • Minimum three years' of experience in construction required.
  • Possesses a complete understanding of AIA 702/703 billing forms for client billings.
  • Completes AR invoices for multiple contract types, including lump sum and T&M contracts.
  • Completes owner/client/bank-required lien waivers.
  • Records daily bank deposits.
  • Possesses thorough understanding of Vista/Viewpoint and project accounting procedure at Shiel. (day-to-day accounting functions, as well as basis trouble-shooting in the software);
  • Capable of processing any and all contract types of AR billing;
  • Ability to work well with Accounting team members
  • Candidate is self-directed, actively seeks problem-solving opportunities, and can prioritize & complete multiple on-going projects independently.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills; and
  • Accuracy and timeliness.