Project Accountant
Herman Construction Group
San Diego, CA US
Posted ago
Herman Construction Group

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 - a functional expert in accounts payable, subcontracts payable, subcontractor compliance, certified payroll, and job cost accounting. 


  • Assist Staff Accountant with the 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

$55,000 - $65,000
About Herman Construction Group

Herman Construction provides quality construction services to the federal government, the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Veterans Administration, Homeland Security, Space Launch Operation (SLO), and the private sector.

The strength of Herman Construction, quite simply, is our people. At the heart of our success lies a group of passionate, long-tenured leaders who have all led impressive careers within the construction industry.

Benefits Offered:

  • 100% Paid Medical for EE
  • 50 % Paid Dental and Vision for EE
  • FSA & FSA Dependent Care
  • 100% Premium sponsored life insurance program
  • Long Term Life and AD&D
  • Long Term Disability
  • Accident Insurance
  • 401k with matching
  • Paid vacation time
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 56 Hours of Paid Sick Leave

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