Project Accountant
Chicago, IL 
Posted 6 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
The project accountant will prepare all payment applications to customers. Pay all subcontractors while protecting the Company from liens and claims.

As project accountant you will:
  • Perform variety of accounting tasks related to the maintenance/processing of G702 and G703 and other forms required on a project by project basis for a variety of projects.  
  • Maintain accounts receivable records, assist with invoice preparation, invoice distribution.
  • Correspond with owners, owner reps, lenders and title companies in regard to payment.
  • Issue monthly subcontractor payments and distribute to subcontractors in exchange for waivers (including 2nd tier and supplier waivers).  
  • Review waivers for accuracy and submit monthly waiver packages to title company (if applicable).
  • Verify subcontractor compliance with subcontract requirements before releasing payments.
  • Coordinate with auditors during annual audit.
  • Make recommendations to supervisor for cost effective methods of accomplishing specific functions. 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.
To be successful in this position, you will:
  • Four-year business/accounting degree plus minimum two (2) years construction accounting experience or equivalent combinations of training and experience.
  • Knowledge of general construction accounting, auditing, payroll and invoicing required.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills essential.
  • A basic understanding of Viewpoint V6 Construction Software, and Microsoft Office is strongly preferred.

James McHugh Construction Co. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, and or any other basis protected by law or company policy.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 4 years
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