Assistant Project Accountant

Location US-AL-Birmingham
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The Assistant Project Accountant – AP supports construction accountants and project teams with the accounts payable process.



Responsibilities and Essential Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):


  • Process high volumes of virtual miscellaneous invoices, purchase orders, subcontractor pay applications
  • Analyze tax amounts charged on miscellaneous invoices and purchase orders received nationwide to ensure the correct rate will be paid and/or accrued
  • Review subcontractors pay application information, including percent of completion, retainage percent or amount and verify that it contains a related waiver and release document
  • Request and obtain valid W-9s for new vendors and vendor remits
  • Track and process owner direct purchases
  • Maintain accurate cloud-based accounting file system
  • Additional miscellaneous duties to support project accounting needs

Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience

  • 1-3 years of accounting experience
  • Construction accounting experience strongly preferred
  • Comfortable working in a paperless environment
  • Experience with sales and use tax calculations and accruals for multiple states
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, especially Excel
  • Experience working in multiple accounting systems (i.e. Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Textura, Concur, Construction Imaging, Prolog)
  • Strong research and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills – both internal and external
  • Strong communication skills – both oral and written
  • Actively and effectively work in a team environment
  • Detail oriented, organized, and comfortable managing multiple projects and 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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