Construction bookkeepers oversee the financial data and accounting practices of companies that work in the construction industry. They manage the general ledger and all financial transactions, oversee the accounts payables and receivables process, and maintain updated and accurate financial records, tax reports, balance sheets, annual budgets, and financial statements. Construction bookkeepers work with project managers or general contractors to ensure that accurate forecasts for timeline, budget, and costs are considered for new jobs. They ensure that all financial and transactional data and journal entries input accurately into accounting software, where it is used to maintain financial records and statements, tax reports, and annual budgets. A construction bookkeeper generally works in an office environment and may work part-time or full-time for a construction company or general contractor.