Human Resources

  • Project Accountant

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/4/2018 4:04 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    ARCO/Murray Corporate Services, Inc.
    Job Location
    US-MO-St. Louis
  • Overview

    ARCO has an exciting, long-term career opportunity for a highly motivated Project Accountant.


    ARCO Construction is a Premier, Full-Service Design/Build General Contractor with our Corporate Headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.  ARCO Construction has more than 25 years of experience providing clients with complete project delivery throughout the United States. The ARCO enterprise reached nearly $1.5B in revenue in 2017 and is on pace to continue exceptional growth in 2018.


    ARCO is proud to be #15 on the ENR Top 100 Design/Build General Contractor list 2018. If you are interested in our award-winning corporate culture, best-in-class total rewards package, and are ready to take your career to the next level with a growing organization consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work, consider joining our team.  Click here to learn more about our amazing benefits!


    The Project Accountant is responsible for all facets of the day-to-day accounts payable and various accounts receivable functions. The position acts as a consultant to each Project Manager, our internal customers. The ideal candidate will have 5-15 years of related experience and must be extremely organized, self-reliant, and detail oriented.


    • Prepare billings to owners, process all overhead and job cost invoices throughout the month. 
    • Work on a daily basis with the vendors and subcontractors on issues ranging from billing and payments to insurance and lien waivers. 
    • Reconcile and close accounts payable and accounts receivable on a monthly basis, and assist in the monthly cash reconciliation process. Maintain and prepare the monthly collection reports.
    • Work on a variety of miscellaneous issues delegated from the controller.
    • Respond to requests for information and analysis from the Project Managers of the companies on various accounting and subcontractor issues.
    • Develop and maintain positive relations with Subcontractors and Project Managers throughout all facets of project accounting.


    • High School Diploma required
    • 5-15 years of accounting experience; Construction accounting experience considered a plus.
    • Viewpoint software experience a plus.
    • Must possess effective communication and organizational skills.
    • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.
    • Able to work effectively under deadlines and high pressure.
    • Ability to work with and build relationships with a wide variety of people.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel.

    We offer a competitive benefit package that includes:

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • 401k
    • Profit Sharing
    • 1 Month Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of employment
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
    • Yearly bonus potential


    ***ARCO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.***


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