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Project Accountant - Chicago

It is the responsibility of a Project Accountant to prepare client invoices and assist the Accounting Manager and Controller with tasks relating to the general ledger, including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, expense reports, and accrual accounts. In the performance of this role, the Project Accountant is responsible to protect and promote the interest of Executive Construction in all matters and to take actions as required to perform the following duties.



The Project Accountant reports directly to the Accounting Manager.



Full Project Billing and Payment Cycle

  • Prepare client invoices for 5-7 Project Managers (PMs)
  • Collect trade contractor payment applications and waivers
  • Work closely with PMs to solidify accurate sworn statements
  • Work closely with PMs to ensure all documentation is in order for timely pay application issuance resulting in timely payment from the owner

Job Costing

  • Process trade contractor and material invoices
  • Set up new jobs / projects into accounting software

General Ledger

  • Assist in monthly / quarterly reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Assist in preparation of documents needed for annual audit
  • Other special projects as assigned by the Controller or Accounting Manager


  • Inform supervisor of all important issues and ask for help when needed
  • Develop communication skills and sensitivity to needs of the entire team
  • Organize and implement timely project close-out


Develop skills and maintain proficiency in project management software including but not limited to Viewpoint, Flashtract, and Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)



Understand and embrace the core values of Executive Construction throughout your daily interactions with internal and external customers.

  • Performance
  • Resourcefulness
  • Integrity
  • Sensitivity
  • Teamwork

Executive Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.