Construction Accounting Manager

Job Details

Employment Type
Direct Hire
Richland, Mississippi
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This position offers a diverse set of accounting-related job responsibilities. The desired candidate will embrace a team concept when completing assigned tasks along with a strong commitment to do whatever is necessary to perform high-quality work, meet deadlines and finish assigned tasks.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Supports the organization with research and analysis of financial records as directed by management.

  • Ensure internal controls are maintained to safeguard the financial assets of the company. 

  • Setup new construction projects and change orders on existing projects, including PO setups.

  • Accurately record project billings and subcontractor payments

  • Work with field managers to ensure project transactions are accurately recorded

  • Prepare and submit required documents as required by customers

  • Analyze project trends relating to cost and billings, identify over/under budget items

  • Records state, county and local sales taxes.

  • Coordinate posting and maintenance activities for the construction projects

  • Executes the monthly closing procedures which include recording journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts and ensuring all entries are properly recorded.

  • Performs financial analysis as directed by accounting management for support of business decisions by management.

  • Assist with requests documentation related to external and internal audits.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.

Minimum of 5-6 years of experience in accounting/finance functions

Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with teams as both a leader and a participant

Previous supervisory experience is a must

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency, especially Excel.

  • Ability to perform under deadline pressure.

  • Ability to analyze issues independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.

  • Knowledge and/or previous related experience in a financial accounting environment is preferred.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work with management.

  • Effective analytical and communication skills required.

  • Ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information, in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.

  • Demonstrated, effective skills in dealing with employees at all levels.

  • Ability to operate office equipment including, but not limited to: computers, copiers, ten-key adding machine, printers, etc.

  • Proficiency in personal computers/word processing, spreadsheets/databases, and relevant software packages.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.

  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands.

Salary range:  $90,000.00 - $120,000.00

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

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