Senior Project Accountant

Sacramento, CA

Posted Sep 14, 2022

DPR Construction is seeking a senior project accountant with at least 8 years of commercial construction accounting experience. This individual will be ultimately responsible for day-to-day accounting of project financials.  Senior project accountants will work closely with all members of the project team - project managers, engineers, superintendents and field office coordinators. Responsibilities will include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Manage and lead other project accounting team members.
  • Mentor and train team members for fast-paced growth development and apply DPR’s people practices.
  • Project accounting including preparing owner draws, collection and subcontractor compliance.
  • Creation and analysis of financial reports.
  • Journal entries and job costs for projects.
  • Assist with strategic planning/forecasting of project financials.
  • Cash management and reporting.
  • Possibility of managing accounting teams of 2-3 employees.
  • Assist with project audits.


We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:

  • Excellent listening skills and strong communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex issues.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, accounting cost management software (CMIC or similar).
  • 8+ years of experience as an accountant, preferably within the construction industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field or CCIFP.
  • A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude.
  • This job is salaried.


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