Senior Project Accountant

Edison, NJ

Posted Nov 16, 2022

DPR Construction is seeking a project accountant with at least 7 years of cost and/or commercial construction accounting experience. This individual will be ultimately responsible for the day-to-day accounting of project financials as well as other duties in a growing construction office.

Project accountants will work closely with all members of the regional office team (including project managers, engineers, superintendents and field office coordinators). Responsibilities will include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Project job cost accounting including preparation of owner billings, timely collection of payments, and subcontractor compliance.
  • Creation and analysis of financial reports.
  • Journal entries and job costs for projects.
  • Assisting with strategic planning/forecasting of project financials.
  • Risk management and notice to owner (NTO) tracking.   
  • Cash management and reporting.
  • Assisting with project audits.
  • Collaborating with corporate staff with other duties on an as-needed basis.
  • Review and summarize owner contracts to understand accounting requirements.


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 oral and written communication skills with demonstrated success working in a highly collaborative environment.
  • The ability to identify, analyze and resolve complex issues.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office applications and in accounting cost management software; experience with CMiC and Textura applications is preferred
  • 3+ years of experience as a cost accountant, preferably within the construction Industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field or CCIFP.
  • A strong work ethic and a “can-do anything” attitude.
  • This position is salaried.


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