Construction Accountant

Prime Construction Saratoga Prime Construction Saratoga Employer:
Saratoga Springs, NY, USLocation:
Wed, May 27 '20Posted on:


**Applicants will only be considered if they have experience working in the Construction industry along with Sage- Timberline Software**  

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a growing Saratoga Springs-NY based Construction Management Firm. The right candidate will be a motivated team member, work in a fast paced, dynamic environment, and play an integral roll in leading the construction accounting division, but also aid the PM’s and President of the company in various construction related administrative tasks, as this is a small team.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process, maintain, report all billing/accounts payable with Sage-Timberline and ADP Software
  • Maintain excellent general ledger, and prepare reconciliations on various commercial and residential jobs including: Month End Close, Project Billing, Cost Analysis, Wip, Cost To Completion, Capital Accounting, Budget Analysis, AIA PayApps.
  • Effectively communicate with external and internal stakeholders regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services-related to billing.
  • Prepare final invoice package containing draft and final invoices for all billable projects, including all applicable backup for approval before requisition bills submitted to clients.
  • Ensure the subcontract is complying with terms and conditions of the contract
  • Set up schedule of values on owner requisition (AIA 702 and 703).
  • Maintain and track job profit/loss statements
  • Assess and pursue opportunities for maximization of client billing; communicate with the Business Manager& Owner, as to your observations and actions are taken.
  • Research any unbilled issues to optimize the billing possibilities for the billing period.
  • Maintain the billing folders for all projects, with all the appropriate documents, including expenses, Subcontractor invoices, and monthly invoices, in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Perform the accounts payables. Keep track of subcontract contract amounts, change order amounts and make payments under the direction of Business Manager. It is expected that the Biller maintain a continuous line of communication to clear any open issues and work with the PM to resolve.
  • Work with subcontractors to receive required paperwork in a timely fashion, invoices, proof of insurance and lien waivers.
  • Reconcile budgeted forecasts to actual costs.
  • Prepare monthly WIP accruals and other month end closing tasks.
  • Recommend and implement agreed process improvements to the billing cycle.
  • Perform additional assignments, as directed.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Advanced computer literacy in Excel, including experience with Sage and accounting software.
  • 5 or more years of cost accounting with proven experience in construction industry
  • A thorough knowledge of standard AIA contract language and types
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and superior organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.

Competitive Compensation Package: commensurate with experience, 401k match, medical, dental, and vision insurance.  Only qualified candidates will be contacted. References, and employment verification required. 

EEO Statement: We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without discrimination to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

No phone calls please. No recruiting or third party agencies.  Candidates please, email cover letter & resume. 


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