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Project Accountant

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX | $75,000-85,000 Annual Salary

The Project Accountant will be responsible for all accounting duties related to specific jobs or projects assigned to them. This position will also be involved with the general accounting duties of the company and provide financial reports for each job. Joint venture and subcontracting knowledge are preferred.


  • Prepare time and material invoices accurately utilizing a variety of billing rate schedules, including complete support documentation, to ensure prompt payment in a timely manner

  • Prepare lump sum/percent complete invoices, including assisting the Project Manager with the preparation of schedules of values

  • Review, verify, and input project cost items and budgets

  • Verify subcontractor payment requests and report requests approved for payment

  • Ensure that all costs comply with job budgets, approval, project reporting, and operating procedural requirements

  • Analyze job-to-date cost vs. budgets and prepare related reports

  • Review cost and variances with Project Managers and Controller

  • Discuss project accounting issues with project staff

  • Review subcontract and contract agreements and related changes

  • Interface with subcontractors concerning payment status, lien or insurance deficits, and joint check requirements

  • Perform financial analysis and multiple reports on projects

  • Assist in miscellaneous general administrative expense monitoring and input


  • BS or BBA in Accounting

  • Master’s in Accounting or actively holds/pursuing a CPA license

  • At least 5 years of commercial construction accounting

  • Proficient in computerized software packages, including (Sage 300) Timberline, or similar job cost accounting systems

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel with advanced skills in VLookup and pivot tables

  • Thorough knowledge of cost accounting principles

  • Detail-oriented with strong math skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment

  • Ability work in both job site and office conditions

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