Project Accountant

Location: Troy, MI
Date Posted: 08-29-2017
O’Brien Construction is a General Contractor with a 55 year history of stable, profitable and safe work in the Metro Detroit area. Primary areas of expertise include commercial, senior living, low income and multi-family residential, institutional (schools and fire stations), historical renovations, and non-profit projects.

The Position
The goal of the Project Accountant is to accurately and efficiently work on multiple projects at a time. This position helps 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
Compensation, Benefits, and Structure
This is a full-time, permanent position that offers a competitive salary, benefits, room for growth and the opportunity to work on a great team.

The Recruiting Process
The Recruiting process will include 2 phone screens, 2 in-person interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check and drug test.
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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