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Construction Accountant

Wahpeton, ND 58075

Posted: 12/05/2023 Division: Professional Job Number: 24623 Pay Rate: $60000 / year

Job Description

Construction Accountant

Preference Employment Solutions is looking for a Construction Accountant to join a growing local business. Are you the type of person who takes initiative, sets priorities, and sees projects through to the end? Do you excel when working independently but also thrive in building relationships with a wide variety of people? If so, we would love to hear from you…apply today!
Location: Wahpeton, ND
Type of Position: Direct Hire, Full Time
Compensation: $60k-$70k/year, DOE

Position Overview
  • Responsible for the cash management and oversight of each development and renovation project and related entity, including payments to contractors and professionals, processing of wires, transfers, as well as the collection of fees, loan disbursements and equity contributions.
  • Perform data entry and review of monthly project invoices, tracking overall development and renovation draw status.
  • Ensure all invoices and pay applications are accrued properly and timely to the correct cost reports and phase codes.
  • Prepare monthly and periodic development project funding requisition packages for submission to lenders and investors in accordance with their respective loan and ownership agreements.
  • Execute supplier payment runs and subcontractor draw payment runs for each project.
  • Track compliance items, as well as insurance and W-9’s for development and renovation projects.
  • Reconcile vendor statements, inquiries, and inconsistencies.
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations and research all outstanding stale checks, invoice related issues, and discrepancies.
  • Responsible for month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close and financial reporting.
  • Maintain internal control safeguards and assist in any external audit requests as needed.

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business
  • At least 3 years of experience in construction accounting
  • Cobra accounting suite experience preferred
  • Outstanding communication and organizational skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Adept with MS Office suite

How to Apply:
  • Contact: Cory at (701) 293-6905
  • Email: Cory@PESfargo.com
  • Visit Us: 2605 42nd Street South in Fargo, ND
  • Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm

Preference Employment Solutions is a local employment company successfully assisting job seekers for over 30 years! We are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL. Preference Employment Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

Meet Your Recruiter

Cory Holen
Professional Placement Consultant

As a Jamestown Jimmies Alumn, Cory Holen is our Lead Consultant on the Professional team. With his experience of athletics, bartending and being a father of two young energetic boys, Cory brings team spirit to another level for our team. As a consultant Cory feels every person has a unique story regardless if you are a job seeker or company. He loves finding out what makes people tick and discovering about what you are truly passionate about and thus connecting people. As a continuous learner, Cory is always challenging himself to be better than he was yesterday. Cory is involved in many organizations within our community including FMHRA, The Chamber and coaching his sons’ various sports. His advice for everyone, “Life is too short to hate your job."


What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a professional football player. I still wait anxiously every year for my name to get called in the NFL Draft.

If you could interview anyone, dead or alive, who would it be? I’d interview John Wooden who was the basketball coach at UCLA.  He was an excellent basketball coach but an even better teacher of life principles which I’m passionate about.

What are your top 3 life highlights or personal accomplishments? Ran a Full Marathon, Played College Football & Made the Decision to Live a Life of Continuous Growth


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