Assistant Project Accountant

Shawmut Design And Construction Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 11 months ago

Overview

Since our founding in 1982, Shawmut Design and Construction (a 100% employee-owned company) has been recognized as a Best Place To Work 53 times by our employee-owners. At Shawmut, you will have the opportunity to own your career and deliver impact within our culture of ownership and innovation focused around providing the gold standard of client service for the world's most recognizable and elite brands and institutions.

Responsibilities

We are seeking an Assistant Project Accountant to support our Group Finance and Project management teams in the set-up, maintenance and close-out of project financials. This role will be responsible for the entry and maintenance of financial tables, budgets, cost management move, etc.

This is an ideal opportunity for an entry level accounting major who would enjoy the opportunity to be involved in different aspects of the project life cycle, working in a fast paced, collaborative environment while demonstrating a high attention to detail and strong customer service skills.

  • Support the Project Accountant and project teams in the project financial life cycle, including: set-up and preparation of templates, cost codes, entry of Schedule of Values, rate tables, budget entry, and project management database

  • Pulling and preparation of supporting documentation for billings and audits

  • Assist in monthly financial reporting including entry of cash flow data, Work in Progress reports, entering project write-offs as assigned and entering labor study details

  • Customize financial reports for project teams

  • Provides subcontractor specific reporting and details

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or commensurate experience

  • 0 -2 years of experience in a financial environment

  • Strong excel skills

Shawmut prohibits discrimination against any staff member or applicant on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, disability, creed, citizenship status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Assistant Project Accountant

Shawmut Design And Construction