Construction Project Accountant

Date Posted: 04/12/21
Location: Durham, NC
Job Category: Support Services
Salary Interval: Full Time

Application Instructions

BE&K Building Group is an integrated construction services company serving advanced manufacturing + distribution, aerospace, biotech + pharma, food + beverage, mission critical, healthcare, higher education, and commercial clients. We are PROBLEM SOLVERS whose mission is to DELIVER INCREDIBLE RESULTS for our clients.

We attribute BE&K Building Group's strong reputation and standing in the industry to our client dedication, our solutions-oriented business approach, and our steadfast commitment to safety and an injury-free workplace. The essence of what makes BE&K Building Group a great business partner and place to work is our people. It's our people that ensure our projects are safe; it's our people that persevere through challenges, solve problems, and deliver solutions that improve our clients' experiences; and it's our people that make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.

BE&K Building Group has commercial operations in Charlotte, Chicago, Greenville (SC), Houston, and Research Triangle Park (NC). Each office delivers strong management to service our clients nationally.

Services include Construction Management, Design-Build, Preconstruction, Program Management, Client Advisory, Risk Management, and Technology Consulting.

BE&K Building Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pernix Group, Inc.

We are constantly looking for talented team members to join our team! Please review the instructions in each step and complete each item.

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Thank you for your interest in the BE&K Building Group!

Position Description

Construction Project Accountant

Qualified candidate must have experience in construction related accounting.

Job Summary

Mid-level professional capable of fulfilling the project accounting and cost reporting requirements of multiple mid-sized construction projects or single large construction project, including day-to day interface with project management, client and contractor personnel.

Essential Job Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

1. Issuing of Payment Applications to clients in accordance with construction contract and inclusive of all billable costs.

2. Report to the Project Manager or BUL on the cost control of the General Conditions as well as overall project costs as they relate to budgeted amounts and their impact on project profitability.

3. Assist Corporate in application of client funds received.

4. Assist in prioritizing subcontractor payments and identifying urgent payables.

5. Ensure that subcontractors comply with pay application due dates established by the schedule or contract documents. Also ensure that trades and subs are in compliance with payment application format and required submission of support documentation.

6. Assist project team in maintaining complete project files, including trades, subs and vendors for the entire duration of the project.

7. Administration and control of General Conditions costs (payrolls, home office and site office costs, etc.) through review and data entry of purchase orders, check requests, etc., and examining costs to establish agreement with the contract, policy, coding requirements etc.

8. Ensure that every trade or subcontractor is in compliance with the terms and conditions of his/her contract documents.

9. Interface with corporate accounting staff in dealing with billing issues, costs to be accrued and profit recognition.

10. Assist the Project Manager with the monthly preparation and submission of the project forecast and Project Status Report

11. Assist with ad hoc requests for miscellaneous project data.

Position Requirements

General Background and Minimum Requirements

1. Bachelor's degree in accounting, business or equivalent.

2. 2-4 years accounting experience in construction industry.

3. Proficient communication, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.

4. Proficiency in current corporate software packages, as well as standard office equipment.

5. Should possess self-management skills and ability to work with limited supervision, basic computer skills and competency.

6. Should have prior experience in construction project accounting, percentage of completion revenue recognition, billings in excess and costs in excess. Experience in a general contractor environment is especially desired.

7. Should be deadline oriented.

Equal Opportunity Employer

BE&K Building Group (BE&K) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to the company's overall success. The company is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and to providing employees with a work environment free from discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at BE&K are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. No job applicant or employee will be discriminated against or harassed because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, ancestry, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination at every location where the company operates.


Full time
Salary Range
$44,000.00 - 75,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Durham, NC 27701, US