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The Albert M. Higley Co. has an immediate need for a full-time PROJECT ACCOUNTANT, accountable to the Regional Vice President, Michigan. This role is primarily responsible for the processing and administration of project-related accounting.


  • Manage the financial life cycle of construction projects from inception through closing
  • Manage the Accounts Payable / Receivable process related to projects including:
     - Processing owner progress billings as well as managing the creation, review, and submission to all stakeholders
     - Collection of accounts receivable pay applications from our clients
     - Timely processing & remittance of accounts payable pay applications to our subcontractors
     - Helping to facilitate the processing of cash receipts and the prompt payment of associated subcontractors
  • Participate in month-end close reconciliations and processes including job costing, journal entries, variance reporting, ensuring vouchers and invoices are posted to appropriate periods, and other month-end checklist tasks
  • Participate in special projects with the accounting team as needed
  • Identify opportunities to streamline processes and maximize efficiencies
  • Understanding of the procedures, concepts, and practices of construction accounting and financial analysis
      - Familiarity with AIA documents, G702, G703, change orders, schedule of values, construction agreements, and job costing
  • Creativity, flexibility, and strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in the area of accounting or finance with three to five years of experience
  • Construction accounting and billing experience preferred
  • Self-motivation with a strong sense of urgency and “whatever it takes” mentality
  • Desire to continuously improve and produce results
  • High integrity and core values
  • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal skills with a high degree of team orientation
  • Proficiency in use of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Experience with ERP systems and intermediate understanding of GAAP accounting principles

Submit your résumé to be considered for this position.