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Shawmut Design and Construction Project Accountant in New York, New York

At Shawmut, you will have the opportunity to own your career and deliver impact within our culture of ownership and innovation focused around providing the gold standard of client service for the world’s most recognizable and elite brands and institutions. We are looking for someone with a great attitude with a strong client focus, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment to join our team. We’re proud that the culture we’ve built as a 100% employee-owned company as we have been recognized with over 70 Best Place to Work awards—including Best Workplace by Fortune Magazine three years in a row, Fortune Best Workplace for Women, Fortune Best Workplace for Millennials, Great Place to Work’s Best Workplace for Parents, and one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes.

Here’s a glimpse into what we are offering:

  • Competitive base salary and an annual bonus

  • 100% Paid Health, Life, Long/Short Term disability – Dental and Vision offered as well

  • Shawmut Flex – we have offered a flexible work remote environment for years and we encourage a flexible work environment that meets the business needs

  • 401K with Match

  • Generous Paid Time Off policy (Including vacation, summer Fridays, holidays, personal sick and volunteer day – which we can explain at time of interview)

  • ESOP – be an employee owner

  • The Extras: cell phone, laptop, tuition reimbursement, discounted gym membership, pet insurance, auto & homeowner (mortgage network & insurance savings) and many more

The purpose of this role is to support our business lines by providing timely and accurate financial reporting, analysis, and assistance to project teams. The role provides an initial level of compliance and checks-and-balances oversight for project specific financial transactions.

Monthly Financial Reporting: Works with Project Teams and Central Finance to drive the production of timely and accurate reporting. Prepares, reviews, and maintains the Work in Progress (WIP) monthly for accuracy.

Monthly Projections: Based on interactions with the Project teams and knowledge of the business, projects how revenue will hit for the next 12 months to drive overall company financials. Prepares other financial reporting as needed on project specific level i.e. sub reports, labor studies, cash flow for project, projections, or forecasting

Internal Budget Review: Procures the budget from PM/Purchasing, ensures appropriate sign-off and processes for accuracy and reliability. Ensures appropriate allocations are made and labor rates are accurate to ensure proper financial set-up for the project

Project Team Support: Provides financial and risk management support needs on the project level. Makes recommendations to increase operational efficiency and accuracy for the project financials. Responds to all financial inquiries in an accurate and timely manner. Oversees risk management for the project, specifically with subcontractors, in reviewing contract amounts, managing the collection of payment verification/lien documentation to mitigate risks, union exposures, etc. Provides financial analysis and reporting assistance to Project teams on large GMP projects, including monthly applications for payment, and developing and implementing labor rates. Drives training and compliance in PM group for Shawmut financial systems/processes.

Accounting degree or 3-5 years commensurate project accounting experience

Construction industry experience strongly preferred

CMiC experience a plus

ID: 2022-5095

Division: Internal Operations

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Street: 3 East 54th Street