Accountant

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Overview: The Accountant will be responsible for managing the financial transactions of Jorgenson Construction, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting principles and regulations. This role includes preparing financial reports, performing reconciliations, and supporting budgeting and forecasting processes. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of construction accounting and be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain financial records, including general ledger accounts, journal entries, and bank reconciliations.
  • Manage accounts payable and receivable, ensuring timely and accurate processing of invoices and payments.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting activities, providing financial analysis and insights to support decision-making.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal financial regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Coordinate with project managers to track project costs, budgets, and financial performance.
  • Perform cost analysis and monitor financial transactions related to construction projects.
  • Support the annual audit process, working with external auditors to provide necessary documentation and explanations.
  • Maintain accurate records of fixed assets and depreciation schedules.
  • Assist in developing and implementing accounting policies and procedures to improve efficiency and accuracy.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of accounting experience, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, Sage 300) and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and construction accounting practices.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in financial reporting.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • Experience with job costing and project-based accounting.
  • Familiarity with construction industry standards and practices.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan with company match.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Professional development opportunities.

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