Accountant – Construction

Salem, Oregon

Direct Hire

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Job Id: 61707

Accountant – Construction
Our local construction client seeks a reliable full-time Construction Accountant to join their growing team! This is an excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a stable and casual, family-oriented environment.
Responsibilities of the Accountant – Construction

  • Prepare journal entries and account/statement reconciliations.
  • Review orders and invoices for accuracy.
  • Handle check runs.
  • Prepare AP/AR and WIP reports.
  • Set up new vendor and customer accounts.
  • Create estimates and develop detailed budget outlines for projects.
  • Process progress billings and track lien wavers.
  • Support corporate tax activities.

Qualifications of the Accountant – Construction

  • 2+ years of AP/AR experience in a high-volume environment.
  • Must have exposure to construction accounting including job costing, WIP, and progress billing.
  • Proficient with QuickBooks (Desktop preferred) and MS Office Suite including intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Team-oriented.

Salary: $65k+ (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, life insurance, and 401k with employer match.
About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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