Project Accountant (Construction)

Wohlsen Construction - Wilmington, DE3.4

Wohlsen Construction Company, founded in 1890, provides construction management, general contracting, and design/build services to clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Regions. As a leading merit-shop firm, Wohlsen provides construction services in the healthcare, senior living, education, commercial, and hospitality markets, and maintains full service offices in Lancaster, Harrisburg and Wayne, PA; Wilmington, DE; Baltimore, MD; Parsippany, NJ; and Hamden, CT.

We are seeking a highly motivated Project Accountant who enjoys working hard, learning and being challenged.


Job Cost:
Monthly review of job costs reports and project cost tracking reports for accuracy and alignment with budget; make corrections and updates as directed by project managers. Prepare final project cost tracking reports upon job completion.

Contract Billing:
Preparation and issuance of monthly project AIA pay applications to owners/owners reps. This includes presentation of scheduled values; review of subcontractor pay applications, billing approved subcontractor costs; holding/billing retention per contract; and billing labor, general conditions, overhead and fee. The process also includes preparing appropriate contractor sworn statements and contractor conditional and unconditional waivers as required by the contract. The accountant works closely with the project teams.

Subcontractor Payables:
Review the posting of approved invoices to job cost; allocation and release of retainage; and review of payments to be issued to subcontractors upon funding - including all related aspects - approved subcontracts and revisions, and correct subcontractor waivers and sworn statements.
Enter budgets for new projects as provided by the estimating department.
Enter approved owner contract change orders.
Review of owner contracts.
Minimum 1 - 5 years accounting experience; preferably in the construction industry
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Experience with CMiC software desired
Must be well organized, possess attention to detail, able to multi-task, understand the need to document work and have the ability to work with several different project managers concurrently.
Our Benefits
Medical and Prescription Plans, Dental and Vision, Paid Time Off/Holiday, 401(k) Plan/Profit Sharing, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and More.

Wohlsen Construction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.