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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Palo Alto, California



Well established real estate investment company seeks an Accountant to join their expanding team. This company offer work/life balance and excellent benefits (100% paid for employee and family and strong pension plan).

Project/Construction Accountant

  • Effectively communicate with management regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services-related to billing;

  • Maintain project-related records, including billings, expenses, sub-contracts and other documents (in an electronic format whenever possible);

  • Work with management to review and approve sub-contractor pay applications related to a project

  • Process sub-contractor check payments and post all cash receipts from owners;

  • Process the transfer of expenses into and out of project-related accounts;

  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management;

  • Compile & report on project profitability to management

  • Work with management to process all owner billings in the Accounting system;

  • Work with management to investigate all project expenses not billed to owners;

  • Generate and distribute regular exception reports to management on receivables;

  • Prepare special project analysis for management as requested;

  • Close out project accounts upon project completion;

  • Provide support and compile information for internal and external auditors, as required;

  • Perform additional assignments, as directed by the Accounting Manager;

  • Communicate and coordinate with the corporate office.


  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance

-Real estate industry

  • Job Cost experience desired

  • Construction project accounting experience

  • Experience with Yardi preferred

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Salary: DOE

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Date Posted: February 9, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 00430-0011699122

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance