Balfour Beatty Project Accountant (Special Projects Group) in Austin, Texas

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As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package with competitive salaries and more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Time

  • Holidays

  • Paid Personal Days

  • Paid Volunteer time

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Employee Referral Bonus


Balfour Beatty Construction in Austin, Texas is seeking a Project Accountant for our Special Projects Group. The Project Accountant role primarily handles cost accounting (AP/AR) responsibilities in the Special Projects Group from start up through final closeout. Serves as the liaison between the job site and the finance department, ensuring all accounting standard operating procedures are followed at the job site. Performs activities related to contracts, bonds, insurance, payables, liens, billings, payroll/cost/budget reports for the job site management team.

Essential Functions

  • Project Accounting

  • Subcontractor Management

  • Project Administration

  • Promotes Customer Relations

  • Promotes Culture, Leadership and Employee Development

  • Develops and analyzes value management analysis options

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • 1 year or more of book-keeping, accounting, or accounts payable-receivables experience.

  • Proficiency in basic accounting principles.

  • Proficient using a personal computer (PC) and company communication tools, such as email, the internet, and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook).

Preferred Experience

  • Associates or Bachelors Degree in Accounting.

  • A/E/C accounting industry experience, very helpful.

  • Textura experience helpful, but, not required.

  • 2 years or more of book-keeping, accounting, or accounts payable-receivables experience.

  • Local qualified candidate preferred, but not required.

About us

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors, by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.