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Job 27012

Carlsbad, CA

Job Title:
Project Accountant

Direct Hire


An established General Contractor, that works within the Multi-Family Housing Industry, is seeking a Construction Project Accountant to join their team in Carlsbad, CA.

As the Project Accountant, you will be the primary liaison between Operations and Accounting, and provide Operations with information necessary to perform a construction project. You will have the immediate responsibility for administering all financial activities associated with company projects, which includes contract billings to customers, payments to subcontractors and suppliers, development of project cost forecasts and other duties as needed.


  • Accounts/Contracts Receivable
    • Review contracts and identify contractual terms for purposes of customer invoicing.
    • Setup projects for billing in Excel and Sage 300 CRE software.
    • Prepare excel monthly draw forms and provide required backup documentation, including job cost reports, change orders, change order logs, lien releases, etc.
    • Ensure that customer billings occur on schedule and in conformity with contract requirements.
    •                 Record client billings and cash receipts in Sage.
  • Accounts Payable
    • Audit subcontractor and supplier invoices, and schedule them for approval and payment.
    • Track preliminary notices, obtain lien waivers and ensure compliance with all contractual requirements prior to making payments to subcontractors and suppliers.
    • Pay subcontractor and supplier invoices weekly pursuant to Company policy and procedures.
    • Setup new subcontractors and suppliers in Sage.
    • Balance vendor statements, ensuring all invoices and credit memos are posted.


  • At least two (2) years of experience as a Project Accountant for a general contractor in the construction industry.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Sage 300


  • Strong work ethic with the ability to be a team player.
  • Positive attitude, great customer service skills.
  • Able to prioritize and multi-task while adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Must have excellent follow-up on action items.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Goal oriented and well organized.

It is the policy and practice of On Call Staffing Solutions, Inc. to consider all applicants for employment on the basis of their qualifications, and without regard to unlawful considerations of race, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, marital or domestic partnership status, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Human Resources, 858-752-6200,

Reasonable accommodations in all aspects of employment, including the application process, are available upon request of a qualified applicant or employee with a disability. Certain job assignment offers are contingent upon successfully passing a physical examination, which may include drug and alcohol testing, if required by the client company.

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