Construction Accountant


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Located in Carmel, IN

Salary: $75,000-$80,000

Our Commercial Real Estate client in Carmel is looking for a Construction Accountant, direct hire, $75,000 to $80,000.


Construction Expectations

  • Prepare and analyze construction draws (typically standard AIA format)
  • Work with construction Project Managers and administrators to appropriately capture, record, and present construction activity.
  • Invoice, track and receive construction reimbursements and refunds from tenants and municipalities.
  • Work with Construction Operations staff on project close-outs.
  • General Accounting – JEs, Accruals (inc. prepaids), Reconciliations, AR/AP sub ledgers, etc.
  • Assist with month-end close
  • Posting construction receipts


  • Prepare monthly reporting for both internal and external recipients
  • Review and analyze development/construction agreements for new projects and ensure projects set up meeting requirements
  • Manage relationships with multiple lenders/capital partners and adhere to specific requirements outlined for each
  • Work with project managers to collect closeout documents

What you bring to the table

  • Advanced MS Excel
  • Good organizational & communication skills
  • Curious and analytical
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Self-starter, able to work within & meet deadlines (not typically burdensome)
  • Flexible with regards to changing tasks
  • Ability to travel to our Chicago offices 1-2 times per month

3-5 years of experience with construction cost accounting is required.  Only candidates with a Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration with an Accounting concentration should apply.


If you would like to be considered for this job, please call Lee Wenninger at Express Employment Professionals at (317) 596-9370, ext.101 or send your resume to


We look forward to working with you!



Express Office: Fishers (Indianapolis North)
7259 Fishers Landing Drive
Fishers, IN 46038
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