Finance & Accounting

Project Accountant

New York, NY (On-Site)
Full Time

The Project Accountant will have diverse responsibility across project accounting and financial reporting for this NYC based General Contractor. Ideally the successful candidate will have Sage 300 experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. The Project Accountant reports directly to the Accounting Supervisor and/or Controller and is responsible for all project related accounting functions across single or multiple projects.
  2. Works with project team(s) to ensure timely and accurate submission of construction billings for all assigned projects.
  3. Assist project management team and subcontractors with ensuring timely receipt of and compliance with all required project documentation.
  4. Input vendor and subcontractor’s invoices, obtain Project Management teams approval for payment. Process subcontractors’ payment and manage subcontractor’ accounts. Communicate with vendors and subcontractors invoices payments’ status.
  5. Enter Subcontractor and Vendor commitments into the accounting system.
  6. Review monthly project cash flow, compiling support for owner funding
  7. Work with and attend monthly cost report meetings, to verify costs, coding and accurately forecast costs.


· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or business administration.

· Minimum of 2-4 years’ related project accounting experience; construction industry accounting experience is a plus.

· Strong organization skills and ability to effectively coordinate multiple functions and independently achieve objectives.

· Good verbal and written communication skills.

· Strong working knowledge of MS Office applications.

· Sage 300 accounting system and Procore experience is a plus but not required.