We are currently seeking a Project Accountant for our Scottsdale, AZ office. This position is the primary liaison between Operations and Accounting, and provides Operations with information necessary to complete a project within budget and reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer. The Project Accountant has immediate responsibility for administering all fiscal activities associated with Company projects, which includes among other duties contract billings to customers, payments to subcontractors and suppliers, and development of project cost forecasts.
Areas of Responsibility:
•Participate in pre-construction meetings that deal with the project budget, schedule of values, and payment schedules •Review contracts and identify contractual terms for customer invoicing purposes •Setup projects for billing in ERP and Excel software •Create any necessary billing forms and documents •Maintain and publish Master Billing Control, and investigate significant variances between actual and forecasted billings •Ensure that customer billings occur on schedule and in conformity with contract requirements and Company policies and procedures •Audit and approve preliminary draw requests proposed by Project Managers •Confirm the accuracy of payment applications •Prepare and submit billings to customers •Anticipate dates of payment of customer billings, and investigate any delays effecting expectations •Audit subcontractor and supplier invoices, and schedule them for approval and payment •Obtain waivers of lien rights prior to making payments to subcontractors and suppliers •Pay subcontractor and supplier invoices pursuant to Company policy and procedures •Coordinate efforts with the Contracts Administrator to insure subcontractor compliance with all contractual requirements •Create initial Cost at Completion (“CAC”) forecasts •Insure timely completion of CAC forecasts by Project Managers •Participate in monthly CAC meetings with Project Managers and Senior Management •Identify budget variances in CAC forecasts, and resolve related issues with the project management team •Upload approved CAC data to Job Cost records •Complete special projects as directed by the CFO •Perform the above job requirements in accordance with Company policies and procedures •Evaluate processes and procedures related to this position in the context of continuous improvement
•Associate degree with a concentration in accounting •Minimum two (2) years of experience as a Project Accountant for a general contractor in the construction industry •Substantial experience with all project-related components of Sage 300 Construction & Real Estate (CRE) software, including Contracts, Billing, Accounts Payable and Job Cost modules •Thorough knowledge of lien laws in the Western United States
Imperial Management Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Imperial Contracting is a general contractor providing professional construction services to the multi-family housing industry in the Western United States.
Imperial offers its employee health, dental, vision, supplemental Life/AD&D, Accident, Critical Illness, Medical Bridge coverage. Imperial also offers all employees company paid Life/AD&D, STD, and LTD coverage. All on the first of the mo...nth after 30 days of employment.
Imperial has a generous PTO policy and offers 6 paid holidays a year.
Imperial has a 401K Plan that employees can contribute to from their day of hire. Imperial matches (100% vested immediately) after 1 year of employment.