Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

  • Construction Cost Accountant Assistant

    Location US-AL-Birmingham
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  • Responsibilities

    Brasfield & Gorrie is looking for an experienced accounting professional to work in our Birmingham office location.  The Construction Cost Accountant Assistant position supports construction project teams with the accounting and billing process.  Responsibilities for this position include,


    • Prepare, verify, and post vendor invoices and subcontractor pay applications daily
    • Request and obtain valid W-9s for new vendors and vendor remits
    • Analyze tax rates charged on miscellaneous invoices received nationwide
    • Analyze purchase orders and purchase order change orders for accuracy, including sales tax
    • Review subcontractor pay application information
    • 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
    • Coordinate the owner billing process with the project team
    • Prepare and process owner billings 
    • 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 or higher 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
    • Self-motivated
    • Detail oriented
    • Ability to manage multiple projects while meeting tight deadlines in a fast paced environment

    The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job.  The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 



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