Project Accountant

Project Accounting Sandy, Utah


Headquartered in Salt Lake City and supported by 12 offices nationally, at Layton we're builders and we're family! Through delivering predictable outcomes, we've been inspiring confidence in our customers since 1953. We know that behind every project are the highly-skilled people making it happen every day, which makes investing in hiring, developing and retaining the brightest minds a top priority. We want the opportunity to help you achieve your career goals. 
Joining Layton isn't just a new job, it's a career move that will provide lasting success for you and your family. 
This position prepares, reviews, and reports the budgeted and actual cost information on construction projects. It prepares and reviews monthly financial reporting. It also reviews subcontractor and/or supplier financial and compliance information and maintains state tax compliance for various construction projects. 
  • Participates in the monthly review of project budgets, costs, and profit.
  • Researches and audits projects or specific items as needed.
  • Inputs and tracks data related to budgets and project costs.
  • Produces owner billings for specific projects.
  • Review subcontractor and/or supplier financial statements.
  • Track and report fixed assets acquisitions and disposals.
  • Research and file state tax requirements for various construction projects.
  • Continually improve processing activities and reports to give operations the best information possible within time constraints.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or needed.
  • Holds Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • Has 1-3 years previous accounting or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrates PC computer skills and uses word processing and spreadsheet packages, such as Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Works individually and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Ability to perform essential duties and responsibilities efficiently and accurately.
  • Cost accounting experience in construction industry is a plus.
  • Previous experience with audit firm is a plus.
  • This position is in office only.
Benefits: The Company offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account, Healthcare Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, Life & AD&D Insurance, Long-term Disability Insurance, Short-term Disability Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance, Family Support, Pre-tax Paid Parking/Public Transportation, Paid time off: 2 Weeks for Non-Exempt and Three Weeks for Exempt, Time Away Benefits, 8 Paid Holidays, Group Legal, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Identity Theft Protection, Group Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance Program. 
EEO Statement: Layton Construction is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.