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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Project Acct
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  • Expiration Date: 30 September 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2171916_1661978877

Job Number: 2171916

Job Title: Project Accountant
Location: San Ramon, CA
Compensation: $90-110K

Job Summary:

The Project Accountant position will r
eport to the VP Finance / Controller and have a significant interaction with the Director of Operations, CFO and President.
They will also play a key role in developing and maintaining strong relationships with vendors and suppliers. While being meticulous, paying attention to detail and having a high level of accuracy when completed job duties.


  • Proactively managing and maintaining a variety of documentation such as building permits, lien releases, insurance certs, W-9 forms, etc.
  • Preparing and processing vendor invoices, job cost coding, matching with internal POs and submitting invoices for management approval of amount, terms, job codes and payment.
  • Reconciliation of vendor statements and work on resolving payment discrepancies and disputes on behalf of the company.
  • Schedule and prepare checks, ACH and wire transfer payments, monitoring discount opportunities, and other cash management responsibilities, subject to supervisory approval prior to payment.
  • Maintain Lien Waivers Log; ensure that all waivers are received and contact vendors for missing waivers.
  • Maintain vendor certificates of insurance and work directly with 3rd party insurance groups.
  • Assist with monthly draw requests presented to lenders.


  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in construction accounting is required
  • Excellent knowledge of construction cost accounting and related financial procedures
  • An understanding of commercial insurance policies, lien establishment and release procedures, construction and contract terms is required
  • Jonas Premiere and NetSuite is preferred
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer and software skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheets and Microsoft Office programs at a proficient level, with Excel proficiency required
Job Title: Project Accountant
Location: San Ramon, CA
Compensation: $90-110K


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