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Project Accountant

Company: ARCO a Family of Construction Companies
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT YOU:Are you an Accounting Professional who loves diving into projects? Are you looking to be a part of a dynamic and collaborative team? Do you act with integrity and hold yourself to the highest standards? If the answer is, "Yes!" then we have an exciting, long-term opportunity for you in our Downers Grove, IL office. Who are we? We are ARCO, a Family of Construction Companies.WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work. Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.Industry-leading performance-based bonus programEmployee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)Traditional and Roth 401kTuition reimbursement for associatesScholarship for associates' children up to $28,000 per child1-month paid sabbatical after every five years of employment, plus $5,000 for travel1-week paid volunteer leave each year100% charitable matchMedical, dental, and vision insurance coverage100% paid 10-week maternity leaveAt ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing. We are committed to building and sustaining a culture that supports diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.From recruiting, training, and hiring practices to selecting our subcontractors, we understand that diversity of all those involved in the construction process enhances our ability to deliver the best solutions to our customers. We hire the best and the brightest from across the country - constructing a team of experts in architecture, design, engineering, project management, and business services.A DAY IN THE LIFE:Work closely with Project Managers to prepare billings to owners.Process all overhead and job cost invoices throughout the month.Work on a daily basis with the vendors and subcontractors on issues with billing and payments.Responsible for collecting, logging and verifying all required lien waivers from Subcontractors and their suppliers for every payout are received and submitted to Project Owners as required.Reconcile and close accounts payable and accounts receivable on a monthly basis and assist in the monthly cash reconciliation process. Maintain and prepare the monthly collection reports.Work on a variety of miscellaneous issues delegated from the controller.Respond to requests for information and analysis from the Project Managers on various job cost and subcontractor issues.Develop and maintain positive relations with Subcontractors and Project Managers.NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:High School Diploma required.5-15 years' of accounting experience preferred; Construction accounting experience considered a plus.Viewpoint software experience a plus.Must possess effective communication and organizational skills.Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.Able to work effectively under deadlines and high pressure.Ability to work with and build relationships with a wide variety of people.Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel.

Keywords: ARCO a Family of Construction Companies, Downers Grove , Project Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Downers Grove, Illinois

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