Construction Project Controller

Arlington, Texas

Construction Project Controller is needed for a Real Estate Consulting and Capital Asset Management Company in Arlington, TX

Arlington Texas Real Estate Consultant and Capital Asset Management Company is seeking a Construction Project Controller for Commercial Construction projects. The Construction Accountant Controller will be responsible for all accounting duties related to specific jobs or projects assigned to them. This position will be responsible for training a project accountant to create pay applications and additional needed documentation for the job. This position will also be involved with the general accounting duties of the company and provide financial reports for each job. Joint venture and subcontracting knowledge is preferred.

The Project Accountant must have the following skills and Experience:

  • BS or BA in Accounting. Masters in Accounting or holds a CPA license
  • Must have 5- 10 years of commercial construction accounting.
  • Must be proficient in usage of computerized software packages, including QuickBooks Turbo tax, and Job cost accounting systems
  • Thorough knowledge of cost accounting principles
  • Detail oriented with good math skills.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Must have ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Work on Jobsite and Office Conditions


The Construction Project Controller will perform the following duties:

  • Train Project Accountant to prepare time and material invoices accurately utilizing a variety of billing rate schedules, including complete support documentation, to ensure prompt payment in a timely manner
  • Prepare lump sum/percent complete invoices, including assisting the Project Management with the preparation of Schedules of Values.
  • Train Project Accountant to execute client support documentation including: Lien Waivers, Change Orders, Purchase Orders, Project Pay Apps
  • Review, verify, and input project cost items and budgets
  • Verify subcontractor payment requests and report requests approved for payment
  • Ensure that all costs comply with job budgets, approval, project reporting, and operating procedural requirements
  • Analyze job to date cost vs. budgets and prepare related reports
  • Review cost and variances with Project Managers and Controller
  • Discuss project accounting issues with project staff
  • Review subcontract and contract agreements and related changes
  • Interface with subcontractors concerning payment status, lien or insurance deficits and joint check requirements
  • Can perform financial analysis and multiple reports on projects


Our client offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package


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We offer career coaching, and will assist you every step of the way in your goal to advance your career.   We encourage candidates to be pro-active, especially in light of today’s uncertain business environment in which mergers and downsizing are a common reality. This underscores the importance of placing your career in the hands of a search firm with your best interests at the core of its daily mission.

Position Type:  Full Time

Compensation:  $80,000 – $100,000 annually

Arlington, Texas, Construction Project Controller Real Estate Consulting, Capital Asset Management, Quickbooks Turbo Tax, Microsoft Office, Job Cost Accounting, Full Time

Job posted on: December.2.2018
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