Matanky Realty Group is looking for a Project Accountant to help our growing Construction division (MRG Construction Corp.) and bring our existing accounting team to a higher level. MRG Construction is in its 5th year of business and is growing rapidly.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement and maintain construction management system, including setting up projects (jobs), budgets, job costs, cost codes, contracts, change orders, purchase orders, and various construction progress reports.
  • Monitor the progress of projects, looking into variances, and ensure that project billings are issued to clients and payments are collected
  • Manage ERP system attributes to produce construction department reports
  • Analyze and review construction status with Project/Construction Managers. Direct and participate in cost analyses.
  • Provide project reporting and other financial analysis to Construction Team and other company management
  • Prepare construction related journal entries for month-end close
  • Analyze job variances and prepare job profit reports and gross margin analysis
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts as necessary
  • Prepare and analyze Construction Dept. financial reports

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred
  • 2-3 years of Construction Project Accounting
  • Strong technology skills. Advanced experience in Excel (Pivot tables, VLOOKUPs, etc.)
  • Comfortable working with large amounts of data
  • Ability to read and interpret construction contracts, lien releases, and other pertinent construction documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries and/or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, members of the business community, peer professionals, and management.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to multi-task and switch gears as needed
  • Goes above and beyond with excellent follow-through and responsiveness
  • Sage 300 CRE software experience is a plus
Job Category: Accounting / Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Chicago

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