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Bellevue, Washington | Direct Hire
The Project Accountant reports to the Controller and provides day-to-day accounting support to Project Management, and is responsible for all the accounting functions related to their projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (to include, but not limited to, and in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures)
Payables • Process weekly job cost payables for field review and approval • Process weekly Subcontractor payment applications verifying document requirements, contract amounts and subcontract terms • Prepare AP vouchers in a timely and accurate manner for weekly management approval • Work closely with Project Management, Vendors and Subcontractors to research and resolve any discrepancies • Assist Accounting team members in preparation of weekly and monthly check runs to include: sorting vouchers, initiating check run, attaching backup, preparing checks for mailing and filing
Payroll • Create the field timecard template from the project estimate • Process weekly payroll timecards
Job Billings • Work with Project Manager to upload the budget, complete with billing items at the beginning of the project to allow for an efficient billing process • Responsible for verifying, on a monthly basis, which projects need to be billed and coordinating the accurate and timely billing with the Project Manager according to contract requirements
Cash Receipts • Post job payments in a timely manner • Responsible for initiating any required lien releases
Job Cost • Work with Project Manager to ensure each project estimate is uploaded in a timely manner • Other job cost adjustments or entries as needed Other • Assist Accounting team members when needed and available • Provide support for annual audit • Other tasks as assigned: bank statement reconciliation, vendor statement review, subcontractor compliance review, etc.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS
Education • Associate or Bachelor’ s Degree in Accounting or related field, plus one to three years of general accounting experience. Construction accounting a plus.
Technical • Knowledge of construction accounting software applications, such as Viewpoint, as well as standard internet, email, spreadsheet and word processing software • Intermediate to advanced level Excel preferred
Skills and Abilities • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing • Well organized, accurate and with high attention to detail • Ability to think analytically • Cooperative and willing to take the initiative to help others when possible • Ability to work successfully with a team and independently
Wollborg Michelson is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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