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Project Accountant

Job in Chino - San Bernardino County - CA California - USA
Company: Savant Construction, Inc
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-05-14
Job specializations:
  • Accounting
    Accounting Manager, Senior Accountant, Staff Accountant
  • Finance
    Accounting and Finance
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

This position is fully responsible for the project billing and administrative process, including responding to client inquiries, verifying employee’s chargeable time; in accordance with the established accounting standards and billing policy.


§ Effectively communicate with Project Managers (PM) and Controller, regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services-related to billing.

§ Prepare final invoice package containing draft and final invoices for all billable projects, including all applicable backup for submission.

§ E-Mail final invoices and file consultant and client invoice copies in the billing folder.

§ Assess and pursue opportunities for maximization of client billing; communicate with the Controller, as to your observations and actions taken.

§ Research any unbilled issues to optimize the billing possibilities for the billing period.

§ Maintain the billing folders for all projects, with all the appropriate documents, including expenses, consultant invoices, and monthly invoices, in accordance with standard procedures.

§ Provide the Controller with advice on client billing, relative to consultant invoicing and reimbursable expenses. It is expected that the Biller maintain a continuous line of communication to clear any open issues.

§ Work with the cash receipts team member to reconcile variances that occur in the application of cash.

§ Generate and distribute bi-monthly receivables reports and monthly profitability reports..

§ Review monthly time sheets, along with the accounting group.

§ Recommend and implement agreed process improvements to the billing cycle.

§ Prepare special project analyses for the PICs, PMs and others.

§ Provide year-end support of auditor requirements, which may include research and reconcilement.

§ Perform additional assignments, as directed by the Controller.

§ Prepare 20-day Preliminary Notice

§ Track all subcontractor/supplier prelims in order to process joint check payments


§ Bachelor’s Degree or some college courses in accounting or business preferred.

§ Intermediate to advanced computer literacy, including experience in word processing, spreadsheets and accounting software.

§ More than 5 years of billing and receivables in Construction Industry

§ Knowledge of Sage CRE 300 (Timberline) and Sage Construction Project Center Software

§ A thorough knowledge of standard contract terms, including hourly, lumps sum, not-to-exceed and how they are applied in the billing process.

§ Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities.

§ Good written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.

§ Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.

§ Employ problem-solving skills and analysis, and report problems to the Controller, as necessary.

§ Strong service orientation.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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