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Project Accountant

  • Location:

    Brooklyn, New York

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accounting

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$85000.00 - US$100000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102023-80559_1696278939

  • Published:


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Our client is a well-established, growing Construction General Contractor in Brooklyn looking to hire a Project Accountant. Partnering directly with the controller, the Project Accountant will assist with all relevant fiscal records. The ideal candidate has a background in construction accounting, is self-motivated, is a team player, is detail-oriented, and has a strong work ethic.


  • The Project accountant will process, track, and submit construction drawings for multiple projects.

  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and subsidiary ledgers.

  • Manage project budgets and anticipated cost reports.

  • Prepare and maintain cash flow for assigned projects.

  • Prepare bank requisitions for lenders.

  • Create, post, and maintain monthly AIA billings and prepare all backups required.

  • Diligently report, invoice, and track change orders

  • Recording electronic and paper invoices in QuickBooks and Sage

  • Understanding of Job Costing

  • Prepare monthly and year-end closing and associated work papers.

  • Process accounts payable invoices and reviews them for proper coding.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.

  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience gained at a reputable real estate firm handling real estate development and construction projects.

  • Bank requisitions, Invoice handling, understanding of the month-end and year-end closing process, and knowledge of GAAP reporting.

  • Strong and effective communicator

  • Highly organized and able to work in a high-volume environment.

  • A home location that allows daily commutes to the office in the greater NYC area.

The fair market assumption for this role is between $85,000 - $100,000.

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting. It is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.


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