Jr. Project Accountant
Herman Construction
Escondido, CA
Posted ago
Herman Construction

The Project Accountant (PA) is the lead accountant handling most day to day accounting and risk compliance related responsibilities associated with assigned projects. Key areas of responsibility - functional expert in accounts payable, subcontracts payable, subcontractor compliance, certified payroll and job cost accounting. 


  • Assist Staff Accountant with preparation of subcontractor’s schedule of values (SOV’s) 
  • Generate subcontractor invoices  
  • Enter and route all project-related invoices via electronic workflow system to project management for review and approval 
  • Process payments to subcontractors in a timely manner after verifying compliance with terms and conditions of contract documents 
  • Verify, track and submit certified payroll to the owner for subcontractors and sub-tiers 
  • Follow-up with subcontractors to obtain any missing documents to ensure timely payments 
  • Collect, prepare and monitor all appropriate lien waivers necessary for the release of payments including joint checks for subcontractors, sub-tiers and suppliers 
  • Scan, electronically file and organize all project-related documents 
  • Communicate daily with construction team personnel, subcontractors and external vendors to field various project accounting questions 

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion 
  • Intermediate to advanced computer competencies, including experience with spreadsheets, word processing and accounting software 
  • Ability to effectively work under pressure, reassess daily competing priorities and proactively meet deadlines 
  • 3-5 plus years working in the construction industry
  • Knowledge of Sage 300 CRE (formerly Timberline) and Sage Paperless

$50,000 - $65,000
About Herman Construction

Herman Construction Group, Inc. is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business headquartered in Escondido.  Herman Construction provides full-service general construction services to public and private clients, with a focus on federal and military projects.


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