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Project Accountant, Construction

Location: Lexington, KY, United States
Date Posted:
Job ID: R19277
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

We are seeking a motivated individual for the role of Project Accountant, who will play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of financial data entry and reporting within our company's systems. As a Project Accountant, you will oversee various tasks including accounts receivable, subcontract management, change management, payroll, equipment time entry, accounts payable, financial analysis, forecasting and month-end processes/reporting. In addition to these responsibilities, you will collaborate closely with management and project teams to guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of financial data. We are looking for someone who not only excels in these core duties but also demonstrates a commitment to progressive development, growing into a leader within our organization and an eagerness for personal and professional growth.

We provide a competitive total compensation package, excellent training, benefits, 401K, and career growth potential with advancement opportunities within our diversified company.

Be part of our dynamic Finance team in this work from home (WFH) position. Apply today to join the Ledcor Technical Services team!

Essential responsibilities:

  • Understand and articulate project contractual commercial terms
  • Communicate reporting information and interpretations with leadership
  • Influences the development and implementation of collective agreements
  • Coordinate the collection and submission of documentation required for invoicing, including statutory declarations and WCB clearance letters, etc.
  • Prepares and submit LEMs to the client
  • Oversees progress billings, invoices, and holdback releases
  • Assists in pursuing payment collection and work with client to resolve payment issues
  • Extracts equipment information and process weekly/monthly equipment time entry
  • Tracks outside rental agreements against contract agreements
  • Collaborates with field teams and payroll group to ensure time entry is completed in a timely manner
  • Works with the operations team to identify potential change orders
  • Prepares month end journal entries
  • Assists with cost Analysis and cost control


  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years of experience in a similar role with progressive development
  • Must have Experience within commercial construction, Telecom or a related industry
  • Diploma or Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business or Construction Management is Preferred
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards or similar large ERP is preferred
  • Financial acumen regarding equipment utilization, rates, equipment capital decisions, and profitability analysis
  • Working knowledge of construction accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of construction software systems
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Work Conditions:

  • This position offers work from home options with the understanding that at times you may be required to attend the office or travel to the project site as business needs require

Additional Information:

Company Description

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies. Ledcor is a company built on a rich history of long-standing project successes. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.. Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email.

All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.   

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2008 Mercer Road, Lexington, KY