Senior Project Accountant
Fond du lac, WI 
Posted 22 days ago
Job Description
Responsible for day-to-day project related general accounting functions and oversight of project accounting, accounts receivable and account payable functions.

Essential Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Audit monthly project reports for cost accounting accuracy
  • Review all Change Order Requests for complete execution.
  • Create Schedule of Values linked to Cost Codes
  • Prepare recommended monthly schedule of value billings
  • Lien waiver review
  • Review and approve cost detail on job related invoices
  • Create project cost code breakdown consistently across projects
  • Monitor project cash receipts
  • Monthly reports with cost updates done, current forecast and short narratives including:
    • Summary of what is happening on site
    • Job cost to date against budget
    • Cost changes 'of interest' relative to prior month
    • Comments on A/R status
  • Time and material billing (pulling costs, changes, labor rates, etc.)
  • Assist with monthly financial reporting & analysis.
  • Management of the general accounting functions – project accounting, accounts receivable and accounts payable.
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Solid math skills with ability to calculate numbers, figures and amounts.  Ability to apply a variety of mathematical concepts.
  • A thorough understanding of accounts payable, account receivable and general ledger standard procedures.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products and other financial or business systems.
  • Strong attention to detail.
Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, preferred.  Or, an equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience.
  • 5-7 years of general accounting experience, preferably in the construction industry.
  • 2-5 years of managing a department and teams.
  • Must be familiar with AIA contract documents, Affidavits and Lien Waivers.
Competencies: (Refer C.D. Smith Competency Manual)
  1. Communication
  2. Collaborating
  3. Managing Work
  4. Planning and Organizing
  5. Safety Focus
  6. Initiation Action
  7. Work Standards
 Supervisory Responsibility:
This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department. Management of 5-6 employees.
C.D. Smith is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Unlawful discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics will not be tolerated.


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
C.D. Smith provides medical, dental and vision insurance at NO cost to you and your family, along with 5% 401k company match.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 10 years
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