Project/Cost Accountant

Location: Troy, MI
Date Posted: 03-24-2017
Our client, a Construction Management and General Contracting firm, has built a reputation as a leader in the industry. Located in Metro Detroit, the Company has a history of stability and profitability. Due to expansion, the company is looking at add a Project Accountant to their team.

The Position
The goal of the Project Accountant is to accurately and efficiently work on multiple projects at a time! From helping manage contracts, costs, submittals, budgets, billings, and everything else that comes up when you’re in the accounting department for a contractor.

From high level profit and loss analysis to the chasing down of certified payrolls or certificates of insurance, it’s never boring and never slow! While the technical know-how is required, the ability to effectively work and communicate with the field operations team is just as important.

Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or a related field preferred
  • At least 2-4 years of experience in accounting
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to see the big picture, but remain detail-oriented
  • Deadline driven
Compensation, Benefits, and Structure
Rewards for the position include a strong base salary, bonus incentives, and benefits, in addition to the opportunity to work on a great team.

Recruiting Process
The Hiring Process will include a formal phone screen, at least two in-person interviews, and a pre-employment background check and drug test.

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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