B.F. Saul Company

Construction & Development Accountant I

Bethesda, MD
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This position requires application of general principles of cost accounting to conduct studies which provide detailed cost information not supplied by general accounting systems by performing the following essential job functions.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

 Daily:
o Issue/Set up Purchase Orders
o Monitor job progress and any potential overruns against purchase orders or budgets. Interact with operations’ managers
o Enter and review all incoming invoices for accuracy, proper approvals, coding
o Interact with vendors regarding invoice issues

 Weekly:
o Check run (match check copies, file, transfer requests)
o Print, review, and analyze Job Cost reports
o Set up EAF's (budgets, folders, etc.)
o Track outstanding/pending EAF's and PO'S
o Track outstanding/pending lien waivers on excel spreadsheet
o Track and resolve outstanding invoice issues (invoices on hold) on Timberline report. Make vendor payments via P-Card
o Maintain accurate and complete job folders through timely filing

 Monthly:
o Calculate and post capital management fees
o Open A/P Audit
o Reconcile Purchasing Card Statement to invoices paid
o Prepare and distribute Purchasing Card Activity Report
o Prepare EAF Tracking report and distribute
o Prepare, reconcile, and enter into system Sales Tax payable

 Quarterly:
o Close EAFs in job cost/audit files

 As needed:
o Deposit misc. receipts, prepare/post journal entries and manual checks and set up vendors
o Filing (check copies, invoices, purchase orders, lien waivers, insurance certificates, etc.) Special projects as identified or requested

 Daily:
o Post cash activity to non-zba accounts, reconcile book balance, clear checks in Timberline.
o Request transfers as necessary to cover disbursements
o Back-Up on zba accounts: Prepare daily cash report for Treasury Dept (record daily activity, clear checks in Timberline, reconcile o/s check balance to excel schedule)

 As the junior accountant in the department, this position may support the senior accountants and/or controller as needed with invoice input, check-run, capital escrow draws and other special projects as identified

Qualifications & Skills

 Communicate effectively with vendors, management and accounting staff
 Input and access information in the Timberline and CTI system
 Remain stationary at assigned post for extended periods of time
 Focus on details; analyze and resolve numerical problems
 Prioritize, organize and follow-up
 Maintain confidentiality of pertinent company data
 Work cohesively with other departments and co-workers as part of a team
 Effectively multi-task in order to manage a variety of deadline driven projects concurrently

 2-3 years of experience in a similar or equal position to that of a Construction Accountant

 Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four year college required






Equal Opportunity Employer / Veterans / Disabled



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