Project Accountant

Available Position: Project Accountant

Position Location: Plainview, NY

Position Overview: EW Howell is seeking an experienced Project Accountant to join our team in our Plainview (Long Island) office. The role will be to assist our Senior Project Accountant with all functions related to supporting the accounting work flow of the projects for a large commercial general contractor. Daily primary responsibilities will include:

  • Engage in project from inception to completion
  • Accounts Receivable including Billing
    • AIA Billing
    • T&M Billing
    • Electronic Billing
  • Maintain Accounts Receivable reports
  • Job Cost Analysis
  • Understanding of Accounts Payable
  • Maintaining records for Cost to Complete project records
  • Client Communication including Architects, CM’s, GC’s, End Users
  • Change order management and auditing
  • Work closely with project managers to ensure accurate records
  • Understanding of General Ledger and Cost Codes
  • Upload necessary documents: Award Letters, Purchase Orders, Reports, etc. any documentation required to assist in the timely invoicing and collecting of funds.
  • Support PM’s with estimates, enforcing accountability of proper information recording

Qualification Requirements:

  • 5 or more years of experience in a comparable role in accounting for a Construction Management/General Contracting company
  • Strong experience managing project budgets, schedules and costing
  • Excellent business analysis and cost analysis skills
  • Ability to prepare financial data and facilitate organizational effectiveness under minimal supervision
  • Strong and organized leader with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Sage, Textura and Procore software a plus
  • Must be proficient in Excel


To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter to with “PROJECT ACCOUNTANT” in the subject