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Accounting Manager in Atlanta, GA at Gilbane

Date Posted: 5/20/2018

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    Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.  

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Accounting Manager leads all financial administration and fiscal management of a business unit and communicates any potential profitability or risk to the business unit Controller, while overseeing Accounting staff.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Accounting Manager typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversee the monthly close cycle and improve/enhance the current process
  • Prepare complicated cost reports
  • Review operational and construction budgets and analyze variances against budget and prior months’ costs at a high level
  • Audit and review contracts of all subcontractors
  • Report to internal management and to the owner on financial updates
  • Update, produce and analyze reports
  • Manage the information flow from all systems to ensure accurate report production
  • Manage monthly close cycle for several entities
  • Supervise staff and personally assume responsibility for the following tasks:
    • Maintain trade contracts
    • Process subcontractors’ requests for payment
    • Review subcontractors’ waivers of lien
    • Prepare owner billings, ensuring overall contractual compliance



  • BS in Accounting or Finance; advanced degree preferred
  • Professional certification (CPA or foreign equivalent)
  • 10 years of financial management experience, preferably in the field of construction
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Proficient in CMiC

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.




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