sacramento | Construction Accounting Manager in San Jose, CA

Construction Accounting Manager

  • Pridestaff Financial
  • $111,940.00 - 177,800.00 / Year *
  • 257 N 11th St
  • San Jose, CA 95112
  • Full-Time



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Position Summary:The Accounting Manager offers a variety of services to the Accounting & Finance Group. While providing oversight to the billings, payroll, AR and AP departments, this key position is also involved in month-end closing procedures, reconciliations, financial statement preparation, process revision and development, internal control development, and other special projects. Candidates should have management experience and exhibit initiative, problem awareness, decisiveness, conscientiousness and a strong customer service attitude. While certain components of the position are fixed, candidates should be flexible and willing to take on new assignments and special projects as needed. Responsibilities are primarily accounting-natured, but often require cross-functional collaboration and teamwork. Candidates should demonstrate enthusiasm for the development of direct reports and bring an avenue of experience in accounting, reporting, and problem-solving, as well as a good working knowledge of GAAP and internal controls.

Essential Job Functions: (Note - requirements may vary depending on the needs of the department)

  • Manage and provide guidance for Payroll, Billings, AR and AP.
  • Monitor and improve performance and consistency in practices.
  • Drive month-end, quarter end, and yearly close procedures (balancing applications with GL, performing analysis and clean-up, W-2 reconciliation, 1099 reporting, etc.).
  • Support for Accounting and Finance Management.

Other Functions:

  • Provide support with special analysis, ad hoc reports, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • BS degree in Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent experience required.
  • 5-7 years of general accounting experience. Public accounting experience is a plus.
  • 1) Understanding of core GAAP; 2) Familiarity with SOP 81-1 (Accounting for Performance of Construction-Type Contracts)
  • Experience in a construction environment (preferably a specialty contractor electrical, mechanical, plumbing, etc.) is a must. CPA a plus.
  • Proven track record as a staff manager.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.