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Aston Carter Project Accountant in Saint Paul, Minnesota


The Project Accountant will work collaboratively to deliver timely and accurate financial reporting, analysis, and assistance to project teams. This includes an initial level of compliance and checks-and-balances oversight for project specific financial transactions. The Project Accountant will be responsible for all facets of the day-to-day accounting associated with the project from pre-construction to post construction.

  • Review the construction contract requirements for assigned projects

  • Understand the relevant components of the geographic area of the project (i.e., sales/use tax)

  • Monitor customer and subcontractor contract amounts and change orders in CMiC

  • Prepare and reconcile project billings, ensuring all allowable costs are billed in a timely manner

  • Follow up on customer invoices over 45 days and document issues/comments in CMiC

  • Code and process subcontractor and supplier invoices timely, verifying approval

  • Review equipment pre-bill reports and work with Project Manager to ensure accuracy

  • Understand what is impacting the project costs and identify anything improperly charged to a project

  • Make sure all project costs are processed timely

  • Review non-billable costs with Project Manager to see if any can be billed

  • Collect and track subcontractor lien waivers, for all applicable Tiers (I, II, III & IV)


  • Accounting

  • Project accounting

  • General ledger

  • Reconciliation

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Construction, Architecture, or Engineering industry experience

    About Aston Carter:

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At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.