Construction Accountant

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Job Identification Number: 45

Location: San Francisco, CA

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Accounting & Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, an international real estate developer, is seeking a Construction Accountant in their San Francisco office. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and applying accounting procedures to record construction project costs, review change orders, and process construction draw.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Record construction budget estimates, contract commitment, and invoice;
  • Process payments and tract change orders;
  • Review draw packages submitted by joint venture partners;
  • Participate in monthly construction draw meeting;
  • Track preliminary notices and lien waivers from subcontractors and suppliers;
  • Review employee reimbursements;
  • Recognize, support, and implement best practices within the accounting department;
  • Take advantage of opportunities to learn and implement new accounting software capabilities, such as within the as Sage 300/Timberline software;
  • Provide requested documentation to other parties as needed;
  • Collaborate with project managers on various construction project requests;


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required;
  • 3+ years of general accounting experience is required; experience in Construction Accounting a plus;
  • Experience and knowledge of general construction industry and construction accounting software such as Sage 300/Timberline is a plus;
  • Possess numbers aptitude and the ability to quickly identify exceptions and abnormalities;
  • Proficient in MS Excel;