Job Description

Accountant - Construction Industry

Venerable construction company with a storied Philadelphia history is seeking a talented controller for a full-time role recently vacated by internal promotion. The selected candidate will possess solid construction related accounting experience coupled with a team-oriented approach. Terrific opportunity for persons seeking stability coupled with opportunity to make a real contribution to an important company.


  • Responsible for month end and year end close including journal entries, accruals, fixed assets, etc.
  • Assist with treasury management, including bank reconciliations and cash forecasting
  • Lead accounts payable team, including vendor relationship management
  • Ensure Balance Sheet accounts are reconciled on a recurring basis as required
  • Assist with external audits
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly financial reports and deliverables for leadership and investors
  • Assist with the continuous improvement of internal controls and accounting processes and procedures
  • Cross train on Payroll, AP, and AR and serve as back up to accounting team members
  • Ad-hoc analysis as required by management for decision making, primarily using Excel

Administrative Duties:

  • Administer benefit plans for non-CBA employees
  • Provide Contract and Subcontract Administration
  • Manage insurance coverage and ensure compliance with governing authorities, clients, and internal requirements
  • Prepare reports as required by governing authorities and CBA
  • Develop, implement, and document accounting and office management


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or Associate’s with commensurate work experience
  • 3+ years of full-cycle accounting experience
  • Construction industry experience preferred
  • Sage300 experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP


Salary: $70,000-85,000

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