Construction Project Accountant

Finance & Accounting / Finance et comptabilité Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth team today!


Position Summary:

Our Mechanicsburg, PA office is looking for a Project Accountant. This is an opportunity to show off your skills in dealing with the many facets of financial responsibility for construction projects. You will work directly with a construction team to help facilitate the billing, payments, change orders & closeout of a project. Your position will help the company in recognizing revenue for the monthly financial reporting of the Ainsworth division.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicate with Project Managers and Project Executives regarding all financial responsibilities to a construction project, inclusive of change orders and other contract modifications, approval and any additional services related to billing.
  • Prepare invoice package containing draft and final invoices for all billable projects and any applicable backup.
  • Evaluate and track opportunities for maximization of client billing; communicate with the Accounting Supervisor, as to your observations and actions to be taken.
  • Research any unbilled issues to optimize the billing possibilities for the billing period.
  • Manage all paperwork related to collection of payments from clients.
  • Facilitate accounts payable process; directly responsible for processing sub and vendor invoices that meet approval criteria.
  • Review outstanding accounts receivables and contact customers for collection.
  • Monthly analysis of projects to ensure proper revenue recognition.
  • Establish point of contact with client to promote open and positive communications.



  • 1 – 3 years of experience in a Project Accountant role
  • Bachelor’s Degree or some college courses in accounting or business preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced computer literacy, including experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and accounting software
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through completion
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situation and respond to changes in priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills
  • Most Importantly, Self-motivation to take initiative, high energy, positive attitude, and use of sound judgment in day-to-day decision making.


While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Ainsworth is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.


Ainsworth is an integrated multi-trade company, offering an end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.