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Construction Accountants are accountants who understand the unique challenges that a construction business can face and the financial skills that are necessary for the position. Some of these skills, as shown on sample resumes of Construction Accountants, include monitoring grant-related project income statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures, and reviewing contractor bid tabulations for clerical accuracy. Those interested in applying for the position should be able to show a bachelor's degree in accounting or construction management on their resumes, along with relevant coursework in operations related to taxation and construction.

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Construction Accountant, Accounting Manager

Managed all Profit and Loss functions for a multi-million dollar custom home builder. Including but not limited to financial reporting, cash flow forecasting, collections, and year-end close. Interfaced with Divisional and Project Managers, lenders/bankers, attorneys, CPAs and insurance brokers. Supervised staff of four reporting directly to the President.

  • Assumed responsibility for resolving outstanding balance sheet items from 1999, including payroll-related accounts, suspense & accruals, and purchase reports on long outstanding orders, established more effective internal controls.
  • Developed Accounting System for Construction Costs and Operations
  • Set-up Accounting System for multiple corporations
  • Created and managed system to generate monthly posting entries for asset retirement, asset addition, construction-in progress and depreciation saving time and dollars on a monthly basis.
  • Consolidated several division accounting systems into one reporting system saving time and dollars
  • Performed General Accounting and intra-company reconciliation
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
2

Senior Construction Accountant

Managed and trained the construction's staff accountant and reported division's progress to upper management during monthly meetings

  • Conducted statement review with each location's general manager and analyzed their progress on over-budgeted jobs
  • Prepared monthly financial statements, reviewed jobs in process, and updated progress reports for field managers
  • Implemented new cost worksheets and schedules through the Timberline software so construction managers could tract expenses more timely on their jobs consolidate
  • Created excel spreadsheets to better review cost analysis at the corporate level
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
3

Development/construction Accountant and Project Controller

Managed equity/fee acquisitions on multi-million dollar national projects

  • Maintained development and construction budgets
  • Coordinated subcontractor/vendor requisitions and disbursements
  • Prepared multiple month end AIA billings and bank draws
  • Managed all aspects of job cost reporting and analysis
  • On-site Project Controller for the 289mil construction, development and renovation of the French Lick/West Baden Resort and Casino in southern IN. West Baden Resort is noted as the #1 Resort in Indiana and noted in the top 100 resorts in the US (Conde Nast - Gold List)
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
4

Development/construction Accountant and Project Controller

Managed equity/fee acquisitions on multi-million dollar national projects

  • Maintained development and construction budgets
  • Coordinated subcontractor/vendor requisitions and disbursements
  • Prepared multiple month end AIA billings and bank draws
  • Managed all aspects of job cost reporting and analysis
  • On-site Project Controller for the 289mil construction, development and renovation of the French Lick/West Baden Resort and Casino in southern IN. West Baden Resort is noted as the #1 Resort in Indiana and noted in the top 100 resorts in the US (Conde Nast - Gold List)
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Construction Accountant

Compared vendor invoices, statements and supporting documents to ensure accurate billing

  • Matched, coded and entered all invoices and stock requisition tickets into SI system
  • Maintained detailed records of Owner's Purchase Orders on Excel spreadsheet for payments
  • Researched and updated insurance certificates for all subcontractors
  • Reconciled monthly bank statements with general ledger accounts
  • Established contacts with vendors in high volume environments
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AAS
Accounting
6

Construction Accountant

Reconciled job cost detail to the general ledger, closed out old jobs, set up new jobs with the predevelopment cost

  • Maintained construction files for all paid invoices, drew application for all projects
  • Reviewed constructions costs with project manager for payment requests
  • Prepared cost and budget reports to ensure better management of the projects
  • Managed accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll departments
  • Reviewed all approved construction invoices and oversee payments
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Arts
BBA
Accounting
7

Construction Accountant/ Staff Accountant

Responsible for the accounting of multi-million dollar construction projects located throughout the U.S. and Canada

  • Recorded and forecasted cash flow for 25 subsidiaries
  • Executed all of the company's accounts payable procedures
  • Recorded and depreciated all fixed assets
  • Generated monthly reports that summarized travel, software development, and other upper management expenses
  • Processed payroll for the company on a weekly basis using ADP software
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
Sales And Use Tax School Course I And Ii
8

Construction Accountant

Fiduciary duties for the ethanol expansion project: annual capital spend $220M+.

  • Responsible for tracking and reporting capital and expense spend, auditing requests and payments for compliance, calculating depreciation and interest, and monitoring and closing on-line equipment in the Capital Asset Management System.
  • Created journal entries/memos, reconciled system payments, and performed month-end duties.
  • Lead the Monthly Construction Accountant's Learning Meeting.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Master of Arts
9

Construction Accountant

Assisted Joint Venture partners, Ameren and Fred Weber to establish procedures for billing process for $345M Taum Sauk Dam project.

  • Assisted with restructuring $6M plus bi-weekly manual billing process utilizing Excel to AS400 platform with a closing process from three weeks to a four day hard close.
  • Updated budgets and reconciled general ledger accounts for the project within the AS400.
  • Assisted Vice President of Construction-Finance with in-house weekly meetings consisting of IT staff, PR staff, and billing staff for team awareness and input of process changes and improvements for better recording and billing of project.
  • Assisted with conference calls between partners and project manager for ad hoc development of reporting within the filed.
  • Assisted with hiring and supervising contract workers.
  • Assisted IT department personnel with process improvements for job cost reporting utilizing data warehouse for the Taum Sauk Dam project.
  • Journal entries for receipts and distribution of payment to all joint venture partners.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Accounting, Minor
MS
Master of Science
10

Construction Accountant/purchasing Coordinator

  • Reviewed, maintained and controlled all building costs from dirt to finish
  • Created purchase orders, matched and researched for accounts payable
  • Coded and processed accounts payable for up to 20 projects
  • Maintained and constructed master budgets, created Schedule A's and addendum's, and prepared accruals for closings
  • Obtained detailed contractor bids, analyzed and compared costs, and maintained a working relationship with vendors
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Liberal Arts

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