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Construction Accountant – Chicago – up to $90k

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Job Title: Accountant
Location: Chicago, IL (fully in-office)

Company Overview: Join a established construction company located in the heart of Chicago, known for its collaborative and employee-focused work environment. We are seeking an experienced Accountant to join our dynamic team. If you have a strong background in accounting, particularly in construction or job-shop accounting, along with excellent Excel skills and Sage ERP experience, we’d love to hear from you.


  • Prepare monthly journal entries to accurately reflect financial transactions.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Analyze income statement accounts to provide insights into financial performance.
  • Assign job numbers and enter job budgets to track project-specific finances.
  • Assist in the annual budgeting process to support financial planning.
  • Collaborate with auditors during annual audits to facilitate a smooth process.
  • Issue purchase orders to maintain efficient procurement processes.
  • Ensure compliance with certified payroll reporting requirements.
  • Cross-train in critical departmental tasks to enhance versatility.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • 4+ years of accounting experience, preferably in construction or job-shop accounting.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with Sage ERP (highly preferred).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Generous 401(k) matching program.
  • Commuter Plan to assist with transportation costs.
  • Dental insurance for comprehensive dental care.
  • Disability insurance for financial security in unforeseen circumstances.
  • Health insurance to cover medical expenses.
  • Life insurance for added peace of mind.
  • Paid time off to promote work-life balance.
  • Vision insurance for eye care needs.

Join our team and be a part of a company that values its employees and fosters a collaborative work environment. If you meet the qualifications and are excited about this opportunity, we encourage you to apply today.

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