Project Accountant

Project Accountant

Project Accountant

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Accentuate Staffing is currently recruiting for a Temporary Project Accountant with Construction Industry experience for our client in Cary. The Project Accountant is responsible for completing invoicing and pay applications for the branch in a timely manner.  The position ensures all required paperwork has been completed to ensure proper billing.


  • Responsible for billing flow, invoicing and pay applications on projects for selected contractors
  • Verify contract values and schedule of values match correctly with project set up in system at time contract is received.  If incorrect, return to appropriate persons for corrections
  • Keeps accurate records of received change orders and ensures dollar amount is correct
  • Maintains a log of pending change orders for each project
  • Follows up with Project Managers to resolve questions/issues so billing can be completed by month end
  • Assists Project Managers with paperwork and system work as needed
  • Complete invoicing for all shipments for selected contractors
  • Complete monthly Pay Applications for selected contractors ensuring accuracy with invoicing.
  • Completes pay application revisions as requested by the general contractor
  • Ensures clients receive all lien waivers, including second tier lien waivers, in a timely manner
  • Reconcile projects, verifying billing and change orders with monthly pay applications and/or as needed
  • Ensures there are no outstanding issues in system prior to job close out
  • Assists AR with questions regarding pay applications and the proper way to apply payments
  • Responds to requests for additional pay applications/information to assist the branch in collection efforts
  • Provides analysis of projects as needed by the Accounting Manager or Branch Manager
  • Scans change orders, pay apps and other pertinent project information into system so they can be accessed by the Project Manager or others as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 2+ years Accounting experience required
  • Construction Industry experience required

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