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Senior Accountant in New York, NY at Gilbane

Date Posted: 4/20/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world 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 Senior Accountant is a mid-level professional capable of fulfilling the project accounting and project forecasting requirements of multiple mid-sized projects or a singular large project, including day-to-day interface with project management, client and contractor personnel, while overseeing and developing junior level accounting staff. 

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

  • Manage contracts, amendments, insurance, bonds, SOV, Files, and Co Policies
  • Produce timely and accurate requisitions and lien waivers
  • Format and set-up project forecast to meet both internal and client reporting needs
  • Manage monthly project forecast meetings and maintain accurate ETC for employee PCI expense
  • Ensure timely management of accounts receivable and payables
  • Manage the closeout process
  • Develop and maintain positive professional relationships both internally & externally
  • Review fee proposals
  • Train and mentor Accountants

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field
  • 8-10 years with CM or General Contractor organization working on $15M or larger construction projects
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Proficient in CMiC
  • Understanding of the overall project execution process, including budgeting, project forecasting, cost control, schedule, anticipated cost and project profitability

WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently or occasionally required to:

  • Sit, stand or walk

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.