Construction Project Accountant

Job description

Momentum is seeking an experienced Construction Project Accountant to join our team.

As a Project Accountant you will support all departments within Momentum with emphasis on accounting functions. This position reports to the CFO and acts as the liaison between the construction and accounting divisions. This role plays a key part in the day-to-day operations of Momentum and supports employees with their accounting and office needs. The position assists the Project Management team from the inception of all client contracts ensuring that contractual cost compliance and billing requirements are being met with the use of cloud-based ERP systems. A key component to Momentum’s success is the smooth transition of accounting information between the Project Management ERP system and PM team to the Financial Management ERP system and Owner/Client teams. This transition ensures that Momentum services their clients with a high standard of cost accounting control while accurately reporting their corporate obligations to the government and to all state authoritative jurisdictions with confidence and ease.

This team member works out of our Seattle headquarters location.


  • Associates degree in accounting with construction experience or 5+ years of equivalent construction cost accounting experience is required.
  • Understanding of GAAP construction accounting requirements, a plus.
  • Experience using an ERP system equivalent to SAGE CRE 300.
  • Understanding of the General Ledger, accounting periods, balancing and GL account/Cost type a must.
  • Experience with PayChex Flex and ExpenseWire, a plus.
  • A working knowledge of all MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is a must with an Intermediate knowledge level in Excel required.
  • Experience using a project delivery platform such as Procore.
  • Knowledge of Construction Insurance, surety and bond compliance is required.
  • Proficient in interpreting state contractor requirements.
  • Must understand lien waiver laws and compliance.
  • Working knowledge of Smartsheet, Blue Beam, Box, DocuSign.
  • Proficiency in English language with excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates high performance and initiative that is complimentary to Momentum’s diverse team of self-starters.
  • Adaptable and able to quickly change tasks when necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Is easily able to uphold internal compliance requirements, while being a key player in facilitating positive solutions.
  • Willingness to learn and teach new processes and procedures.

Momentum offers competitive wages and benefits including:

  • Fully paid, low deductible medical/vision/dental plan
  • 15 days PTO to start
  • 9 paid holidays
  • 3% 401K employer contribution
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Orca transit card
  • Discretionary performance bonuses

Equal Opportunity Employer

Momentum Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $85,000.00 – $100,000.00 per year

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