Human Resources

  • Construction Project Accountant

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/16/2019 3:53 PM)
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    Project Accountant
    ARCO Business Services
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    Are you extremely organized? Are you self-reliant? Do you act with integrity and hold yourself to the highest standards? If the answer is, “Yes!” then we have an exciting, long-term opportunity for you. Who are we? We are ARCO, The Design/Build Experts.


    We are looking for a detail orientated Project Accountant to join our team in Atlanta. You’ll be responsible for all facets of the day-to-day accounts payable and various accounts receivable functions and act as a consultant to each Project Manager, our internal customers.


    We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work. Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.


    • Industry-leading performance-based bonus program
    • Generously funded profit sharing
    • Traditional and Roth 401k
    • Tuition reimbursement for associates
    • Scholarship for associates’ children up to $28,000 per child
    • 1-month paid sabbatical after every five years of employment, plus $5,000 for travel
    • 1-week paid volunteer leave each year
    • 100% charitable match
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
    • 100% paid 10-week maternity leave


    At ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


    • Prepare billings to owners and process all overhead invoices and job cost invoices throughout the month
    • Work daily 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 monthly
    • Maintain and prepare the monthly collection reports
    • Work on a variety of different 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
    • Demonstrate effective communication and organizational skills
    • Work independently, take the initiative, set priorities, and see projects through to completion
    • Effectively perform under deadlines and high pressure
    • Work with and build relationships with a wide variety of people


    • High School Diploma required; college degree considered a plus
    • Minimum of 3 years accounting experience needed, additional experience a plus; construction accounting experience also recognized a plus
    • Viewpoint software experience required
    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel
    • Experience with Bluebeam desired


    We are one of the fastest-growing, privately owned companies in America, completing over 4,000 design/build projects across 48 states. We ranked #16 out of the top 100 design/build companies in the U.S. and #47 on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list of 2019. Most importantly, our clients like us, trust us and want to do business with us. We are looking for people with the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for hard work that brought us to where we are today. Are you a person that can make a difference at ARCO? If the answer is, “Yes!” we look forward to meeting you.


    ARCO does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from ARCO’s Human Resource team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. ARCO will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are sent directly to our hiring managers.


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