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Robert Half Construction Accountant in Jersey City, New Jersey


Are you a Construction Accountant looking to advance your career? This position with strong compensation and excellent benefits could be the one for you. Located in the Newark, New Jersey area, this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. Candidates must have prior experience with preparing journal entries, bank reconciliations, AIA's, and assisting with monthly and year-end closings.


  • Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

  • Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting



  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Recent and relevant Construction Accounting experience

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Experience using SAGE

  • Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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