The Beck Group
  • Corporate
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Who we are

We're The Beck Group, the largest and most innovative integrated building firm in the country. We are focused on delivering design and construction excellence on a broad range of project types. Headquartered in the Arts District in downtown Dallas, with offices in Atlanta, Austin, Denver, Fort Worth, Mexico City, and Tampa, we believe a better process and outcome results from working together.  At Beck, you will find yourself surrounded by passionate colleagues who have a collaborative mindset and care about each other. We are committed to hiring the best and brightest, and that's why we are seeking a Director of Project Accounting like you to help continue building Beck's respected reputation.

What you bring to the table

The Beck Group has an immediate need for a Director of Project Accounting to join the Corporate Finance Team in our Dallas office. This position will require a strong aptitude in Construction Project Accounting and offer an opportunity to train, manage and oversee  The Beck Group's Construction Project Accountants. In addition,  you will be the primary contact with external client audits as well as perform your own internal reviews of job cost and billing transactions for compliance with contract terms. 

The position involves the following essential functions:

  • Review  project setup in CMiC, including setup of owner contract in the billing module
  • Review and/or preparation of owner draws to ensure compliance with contract terms and the appropriateness of amounts billed
  • Review the financial position of jobs in progress, including the critical review of job costs, journal entries, owner billings and job cash flow
  • Examine, maintain, and recommend necessary adjustments to  existing financial controls
  • Understand significant job budget variances and review with the project team and discuss with management as appropriate
  • Analyze current reporting structure for Project Accountants and recommend revisions to address internal control issues
  • Conduct reviews/audits of work by project accountants to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies and terms of the underlying owner contracts
  • Review workload for each Project Accountant and assign work as needed
  • Responsible for hiring, training, coaching, mentoring, and facilitating annual review process for project accountants

Who we think will be a great fit

The successful candidate will likely have a strong Construction and Project Accounting background working closely with subcontractors and owners.

Required skills and experience

  • Bachelors in Accounting or equivalent
  • 10+ Years accounting experience, a significant amount of which should  be in  the construction industry
  • Prior CMiC experience a plus
  • Prior supervisory experience a plus
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Word & Excel skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills, particularly around difficult conversations
  • The ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with others
  • Strong abilities in setting objectives and goals, establishing priorities, allocating resources and anticipating future requirements
  • Personal Factors:  A "Team-Player", having a positive attitude, cooperation with supervisors and fellow employees, perform the function with the utmost professionalism

Physical Demands

Frequently required to sit, stand, and move about the office; frequently operates a computer and other office productivity equipment; constantly communicates with  Beck employees, and external vendors/consultants; ability to adhere to timely and consistent attendance.

Join our team and build your future with Beck.

The Beck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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