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Assistant Project Accountant

  • Job
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Miami

AI generated summary

  • You need 0-2 years financial experience, a Bachelor's in Accounting, strong Excel skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, communication skills, client focus, and a strong sense of urgency for this Assistant Project Accountant role.
  • You'll support project financials by entering data accurately, preparing billings, reports, and documentation, and customizing financial reports for project teams.


  • 0 -2 years of experience in a financial environment 'Bachelor's degree in Accounting or commensurate experience
  • CMiC and/or Textura experience a plus
  • Strong excel skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated client focus and ability to work effectively with others at all levels of the organization
  • Strong sense of urgency


  • Support the Project Accountant and project teams in the project financial life cycle, including: set-up and preparation of templates, cost codes, entry of Schedule of Values, rate tables, budget entry, and project management database , etc.
  • Ensure accuracy and quality of all data entry and cost moves
  • Pulling and preparation of supporting documentation for billings and audits
  • Assist in monthly financial reporting including entry of cash flow data, Work In Progress (WIP) reports, entering project write-offs as assigned, entering labor study details, etc.
  • Customize financial reports for project teams based on existing templates and additional reporting support
  • Responds to all financial inquires in an accurate and timely manner
  • Provides subcontractor specific reporting and details


What are the main responsibilities of an Assistant Project Accountant?

The main responsibilities include supporting the Group Finance and Project Management teams in the set-up, maintenance, and close-out of project financials, entry and maintenance of financial tables, budgets, cost management, and more.

What type of skills are required for this role?

This role requires a high attention to detail, strong customer service skills, the ability to work in a fast paced environment, and a background in accounting or finance.

Is this a good opportunity for an entry level accounting major?

Yes, this is an ideal opportunity for an entry level accounting major who is looking to be involved in different aspects of the project life cycle and gain valuable experience in a collaborative environment.

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At Shawmut Design and Construction, we promise our clients a better building experience. As an award-winning construction management firm, we are dedicated to outperforming expectations every day—a responsibility we take seriously as employee-owners and a promise we make to each one of our partners. Right from the start—all the way to the ribbon cutting—we promise our clients a building experience that’s the very best. Winning for clients is our passion. We succeed when our clients enjoy the building process as much as the building itself. To be the best, we need to cultivate the best talent. We work to create an inclusive environment where everyone reaches their fullest potential, with a Diversity Leadership Council driving our journey toward diversity, equity, and inclusion. Shawmut is 100% employee-owned which means every employee has a vested interest in the success of the company and the success of our clients’ projects. As part owners through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), each employee takes pride in being part of a talent-driven and leading-edge organization focused on delivering exceptional client service.