Project Accountant

at Robert Half in CHICAGO, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Primary Responsibilities:

+ Maintain construction/development project-related records, including contracts and processing of change orders

+ Reviews and processes construction/development contracts, and contract change orders

+ Collects, reviews, and processes monthly project invoices.

+ Needs to ensure all invoices have been coded properly and timely to the correct cost reports and cost codes

+ Support the construction/development Project team with tracking of change order requests

+ Enter and monitor the project estimate to actuals; review project variances and prepare variance analysis

+ Ability to assemble draws, lien waivers, sworn statements.

+ Organize, prepare, and maintain contracts, invoices, and project folders

+ Communicate with project team to ensure accurate cost recording


+ Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience

+ Ability to multi-task and work in a small business atmosphere

+ Extremely detail-orientated with solid communication skills, both verbal and written

+ Strong financial and analytical skills

+ Ability to work independently and collaboratively

+ Proficiency in Word, Excel & PowerPoint

+ Bachelor’s degree required

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available including medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance. Employees hired for our FTEP Program are also eligible to enroll in our company’s 401(k) or deferred compensation plan (if eligible). FTEP employees also earn paid time off for vacation, personal needs, and sick time and paid holidays. The amount of Choice Time Off (CTO) received varies based on years of service and is pro-rated based on the hours worked per week. A new FTEP employee earns up to 13 days of CTO and up to 10 paid holidays per calendar year. Learn more at

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Job Posting: JC241057600

Posted On: May 29, 2023

Updated On: Jun 19, 2023

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