Project Accountant

Diversified Construction is on the lookout for great talent!

Our Project Accountant role is responsible for managing, analyzing and maintaining project cost information. The successful prospect will support the Controller as well as the Project Managers in operational activities, ensuring quality control and completeness in informational reporting and meetings. This position requires extensive knowledge of all facets of construction accounting with a strong emphasis on project cost reporting.

Job responsibilities to include:

  • Responsible for job set-up in SAGE by reviewing contracts, budgets, and approvals and ensuring the project is set up accurately in the system
  • Responsible for maintaining the accuracy of job information in SAGE by ensuring commitments, change orders, and budget modifications are entered timely
  • Collect, reviews, and enters all project change orders
  • Handles Sworn Construction Statements by ensuring proper completion and recording of the documents
  • Prepares project billings in accordance with the contract and the specifications agreed up by the customer and project manager
  • Prepares AIA Documents with the assistance of the project manager while ensuring the accuracy of draws in accordance with work performed and contract terms
  • Assists with AR collections by contacting customers to get status updates, arrange payment, and confirm acceptance of billing
  • Works with customers to resolve billing concerns
  • Follow SOP to ensure jobs are closed out completely and accurately
  • Set-Up and track commitments with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Ensures proper issuance and reconciliation of lien wavers and disclosures
  • Respond to vendor inquiries regarding payment status

Education and Experience Required

5 years within the financial or construction accounting industry, with an emphasis on project-based financial work
A degree in Accounting, Finance or Construction Management preferred
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Culture:

Founded in Minneapolis, Diversified Construction has been helping businesses in our community enhance their environments for over 60 years. We are a mid-sized commercial general contractor built on small-company values with large-company abilities, quality, and lasting relationships. Diversified’s office is centrally located in St. Louis Park, just 10 minutes from Downtown Minneapolis and within minutes of the Midtown Greenway, Target, Byerlys, The West End, numerous restaurants and much more!
Diversified Construction knows true success is directly related to a happy, empowered team. That’s why we recognize and promote a healthy work/life balance by offering each of our employees these attractive benefits:
  • Private offices
  • Pet friendly
  • State-of-the-art workout facility
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Fun and flexible work environment
  • Employee lounge
  • Competitive Pay
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible benefits plan
  • Life insurance
  • 401 (k) with employer contributions
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-sponsored events
  • Great, accessible office location

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Ready to join our team? All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

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