Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Assistant Construction Accounting Specialist - AP/AR

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Brasfield & Gorrie is looking for an experienced talented accounting professional to work in our Birmingham office location.  The Assistant Construction Accounting Specialist - AP/AR position supports construction project teams with the accounting and billing process.  Responsibilities for this position include,


  • Analyze purchase orders and purchase order change orders for correct calculations, including sales tax
  • Review subcontractor pay application information, including percent of completion, retainage percent or amount and verify that it contains a valid conditional waiver and release document
  • Analyze tax rates charged on miscellaneous invoices received nationwide
  • Enter reviewed purchase orders, subcontractor pay applications and miscellaneous invoices into accounting software
  • Track owner direct purchase orders
  • Keep accurate logs of owner direct purchases and sales tax savings
  • Request and obtain valid W-9s for new vendors and vendor remits
  • Review owner contracts and identify contractual terms for billing purposes
  • Coordinate the owner billing process with the project team
  • Assist Project Accountants in preparing accurate owner billings on a timely basis
  • Review and process expense reimbursements for employees
  • Maintain accurate accounting file system
  • File and scan accounting documents
  • Additional miscellaneous duties to support project accounting needs may be assigned


Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience


  • 2-4 years of accounting experience in AP and AR is required
  • Associate's degree preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, especially Excel
  • Construction accounting experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with tax calculations and accruals for multiple states
  • Experience working with accounting software, knowledge of Oracle/JDE Accounting is preferred
  • Strong research and problem solving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills – both oral and written
  • Proven success working in a collaborative, team environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while meeting tight deadlines in a fast paced environment







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