Project Accountant

Waukesha, WI

Posted: 07/25/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Construction Management

Job Description

Our Client, a well-known General Contractor, is looking to add a Project Accountant to their team.

Are you looking for a dedicated team of construction professionals servicing their clients and community by building with integrity, innovation and quality?

Are you looking for a company that mentors their employees and a company that is proud of their emphasis on fostering a strong sense of family through caring, mutual respect, and promoting a strong work / life balance? 

Our Client encourages leadership training and continuing education at all levels and continuously strives to recruit, develop, and retain the best talent in the MKE area


  • Manage all accounting related functions for assigned projects.
  • Assist project teams with any questions or needs related to the accounting department.
  • Manage invoices, payments, and compliance for assigned projects.
  • Have an understanding of compliance requirements for assigned projects



  • Process vendor invoices accurately and within assigned timeline.
  • Process sub-contractor payments accurately and within assigned timeline.
  • Collect and track compliance documents.
  • Generate reports including Payroll, A/R, Contract Status, and Job Cost.
  • Input owner billings in Timberline.
  • Job cost report modification.
  • Other related duties as assigned or needed.

Job Requirements

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or similar business degree.
  • Minimum 2 years prior experience working as an accountant or bookkeeper.
  • Experience in the construction industry preferred.
  • Proficient in union payroll, data entry, accounts payable, accounts receivable and vendor payments.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Key competencies are Communication, teamwork, initiative, and dependability.

Meet Your Recruiter

Nicole Mortell, CPC
Partner, Vice President of Sales

Nicole earned her Bachelor of Arts from UW-Oshkosh and began her staffing career shortly after graduation.  Quickly, Nicole found her passion rising to top producer year after year and from there in 2006 she became one of the founding Partners of AllianceStaff.  Today as Partner and VP of Sales and Marketing, she remains on the front lines of recruitment and client management, while simultaneously fostering the growth of AllianceStaff by identifying key business development opportunities and training team members to develop their own desks. Nicole partners with companies across a wide range of industries to understand their hiring needs and to help them build the best possible teams.  She has been recruiting in Milwaukee for over 15 years and has developed a unique insight into the hiring needs of the local market. She creates strong business relationships, many of which turn into long-term friendships, attesting to the loyalty she has with her clients and candidates. She listens.  She asks questions. And she understands that a great talent match never needs to be sold.  Nicole intuitively knows when she’s found the right match, and her long track record of successful placements proves her skill.

In her free time you can find Nicole on the soccer field watching her twin boys play in rain, sleet or snow (true soccer mom!!), staying on top of fitness trends, checking out a new restaurant with her girlfriends, traveling with her husband Tom or snuggling with her baby girl Mariah (Australian miniature Labradoodle.)

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