Project Accountant

Accounting & Finance Charlotte, North Carolina Cook & Boardman

Established in 1955, The Cook & Boardman Group is the nation’s premier provider of architectural doors and frames, door hardware and related building specialty products in addition to complete systems integration services. We provide solutions for commercial and multi-family residential building applications. With more than forty convenient locations throughout the United States, we are uniquely positioned to provide the best entry and IT solutions for new construction, renovation and upgrade projects. We offer local service with a national presence.



The Project Accountant is responsible for monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances, reviewing expenses, and ensuring that project billings are issued to customers, including completing payment applications and other related documents. This person will work in direct support of the Accounting Manager.

Essential Functions

  • Complete billings for assigned projects, including payment applications and other related documents
  • Review and process supplier invoices for assigned projects
  • Reconcile jobs
  • Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders
  • Confer with AR staff regarding unpaid contract billings
  • Close out project in Comsense upon completion
  • Assist with WIP clean up
  • Research back charges, missing material, change orders, etc.
  • Other relative duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or an equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Experience in both construction and accounting related positions preferred
  • Must pass pre-employment background check and drug test

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills required
  • Strong working knowledge of all Microsoft Office products specifically Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are also critical

Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and see. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. 

Work Environment  

This job operates primarily in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. May occasionally require business travel. 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The Cook & Boardman Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job-related requirements. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request reasonable accommodation by calling 336-768-8872 x2 or by sending an email to [email protected]