Associate Project Accountant (2423)

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If you’re someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we’re looking for you!  At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job.  We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you’ll feel engaged, challenged and valued.


If you’re ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then JOIN our team and become a part of an organization that values PEOPLESAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.





The Associate Project Accountant is assigned to a smaller construction project(s) and partners with the Project Management team to assure timely and accurate accounting and risk management throughout the project life cycle.



What you'll do:


  • Ensure accurate reporting of financial information and timely invoicing pertaining to a particular project. Maintain project-related ledger accounts.
  • Disseminate month-end project reports to management and relevant business lines.
  • Maintain a list of month-end deadlines and ensure that profit and cash flow forecasts are prepared on time and accurately.
  • Review project forecasts on a regular basis and ensure any outstanding matters are dealt with on a timely basis.
  • Maintain project register. Prepare month-end posting/ allocations and accruals. Control the accounts payable and receivable tasks for the project.
  • Identify and assist with the resolution of basic project-related accounting issues.



What you'll need to be successful:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience preferred
  • 0-3 years of project accounting experience preferred
  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • Good organization skills with high level of attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Able to analyze and resolve basic issues
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with intermediate level ability to utilize MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc. required


YOU Matter



As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance – 100% Paid for Employee
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Paid Parental Leave Benefits
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses


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Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.


**All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks. **


**We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**


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