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Project Accountant

El Cajon, CA 92020

Posted: 05/08/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Category: Accounting Job Number: 18458 Pay Range: $62,500 - $80,000 DOE

Job Description

A professional construction company that designs and manufactures concrete liquid storage tanks is searching for a Project Accountant to join their team in El Cajon, CA!  The company is looking for someone with at least 3 years of experience in project accounting who is coachable, easily adaptable and has an outgoing personality that can interact well with a diverse range of people.  Your primary responsibility will be to provide accounting leadership by managing the day-to-day accounting of various construction projects.

The position will begin fully onsite, but then transition into a hybrid schedule after 90 days and you will receive great benefits, generous time off and many other attractive perks.  Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to join a hard-working and team-oriented company that has a fun work culture with team-building activities, lunches, BBQs, Padres games, snow cone trucks, holiday parties and more! 

Pay Range: $62,500 - $80,000 DOE

  • Prepare, post and track monthly requisitions
  • Participate in the project forecasting process by supporting Project Manager and Project Engineer with monthly cost-to-complete forecasts
  • Monitor and track the cash position of the project, including any over or underbillings
  • Identify risk factors that may affect the project and develop a plan to mitigate/transfer risk
  • Identify potential job exposures and write-offs
  • Process subcontractor requisitions and ensure compliance with contract terms and conditions
  • Prepare for Project Closeout meetings by analyzing financial results and providing meaningful insight to Project Manager
  • Understand contracts and subcontracts regarding payment terms and required documents
  • Collaborate with project management teams to manage project accounting and administration
  • Manage cash collection for project and prepare Cash Forecasts
  • Participate in owner, subcontractor and project meetings as required

  • 3+ years of experience in project accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is preferred
  • Knowledge of GAAP and standard accounting policies and procedures
  • Experience with construction industry accounting rules and regulations is preferred
  • Lien Releases, Waivers, Job costing and Certified payroll experience
  • ERP experience – ViewPoint Spectrum is preferred
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Outstanding team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Professional and client service driven
  • Good leadership skills and qualities
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and time management skills

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401k – 100% of first 6% or 3% safe harbor
  • PTO – 3 weeks
  • 9 paid holidays + 2 bonus holidays
  • Annual bonus
  • Gym Reimbursement up to $300/year
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement after 1 year
  • Hybrid schedule

If you are looking for an accounting position that offers a great work life balance and a fun work culture, don’t miss out on this exciting new opportunity.  Apply now!

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