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Project Accountant in Jacksonville, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Construction company is seeking a talented Project Accountant to join their team at their corporate office in Jacksonville, Florida.


Project Accountant

Primary Function: Provide accounting service to operations personnel.

Reports to: Controller

Responsibility: Provide Accounting support to Project Manager while assuring compliance with internal controls and ultimately protecting corporate assets.

Specific Duties:


  • Answer any subcontractor invoicing and payment questions
  • Notify subcontractors of any missing paperwork and verify receipt of same prior to releasing any checks
  • Reconcile open balances on with purchase order and subcontract books per procedure
  • Prepare and submit project billings per contract terms
  • Prepare and submit supplemental documentation to accompany billings
  • Assist PM in collecting late receivables by contacting client's accounting counterpart on an as needed basis
  • Input subcontracts, purchase orders and adjustments
  • Review subcontracts before execution and note any clarifications
  • Receive and process field paperwork from job sites
  • Process and input subcontractor pay applications per-procedure
  • Process and input vendor invoices per procedure
  • Review cost codes for accuracy
  • Provide list of subcontractor and vendor checks to Controller for printing
  • Distribute checks in exchange for lien waivers (where applicable)
  • Manage any special payment terms/ joint check agreements

  • Qualifications

    Education: BS in Accounting or related field plus a minimum of two years' experience in the Construction industry or an equivalent combination of education, training and/ or experience in the Construction industry. Proven written and verbal communication abilities; proficiency with computer applications, including Timberline and Sage 300.

    Job Requirements

    Construction