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Positive, Project Accountant

Job Title
Positive, Project Accountant
Job ID
Near Niles,  IL
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Company Information:

  • Corporate office located just West of Niles, IL
  • Privately owned business with a 15+ year history
  • Stable, well-funded construction firm with over $75 million backlog
  • Successful leaders with strong track record
  • National footprint with over $90 million in annual revenue
  • Specialists in multiple niche areas, keeping business diverse and fun!

What the Company Offers You:

  • Position reports to owner
  • Flexible start and end times for office hours
  • Work from home 1 day per month
  • Career path to accounting supervisor if desired
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Monthly “lunch-and-learn” sessions to sharpen skills
  • Fitness center for employees
  • Happy hour, birthday lunches, and other fun social outings such as baseball games and golf
  • Loyal, committed team members and owners
  • Humanitarian Spirit – Supports community and charities
  • Company pays 70% of employee and 40% of family premiums, 401(k) plan with 25% match up to 2 % and discretionary profit sharing
  • Vacation time + 5 sick days and 2 personal days

Your Role with the Company:

You’ll be a key member of the accounting team. You’ll report to the owner and will prepare construction job billing for a wide range of project sizes from $10 thousand to $30 million.  You will be responsible for preparing the job billing, tracking lien waivers, and talking to subcontractors to ensure all contracts and documentation are collected.  In addition, you’ll participate in cost review meetings, and help solve job related billing issues.  You'll use a sophisticated ERP system to perform your role as well as MS Excel.

Background Profile:

  • 3+ years’ work experience
  • Experience with construction job billing
  • Background in communicating with subcontractors
  • Exposure to construction draw processes helpful
  • Background using MS Excel templates and creating basic spreadsheets

About DK Cole and the Process:

DK Cole is a privately-owned search and consulting firm, specializing in construction, and we have been engaged to conduct this confidential search by the client company. We maintain a high level of ethics in dealing with both clients and candidates, and a very high level of confidentiality with candidates' information. We appreciate your interest and time, and we reply to all candidates! Please send your resume in Word or PDF (Not google docs) and provide a phone number where you can be reached between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Your information will be held in the strictest of confidence.



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