Project Coordinator / Accountant - Construction - Chicago, IL

Chicago Permanent USD50,000 - USD70,000
  • Opportunity to learn different skills within construction and development
  • Opportunity for growth into a PE and APM role

About Our Client

This Chicago-based commercial General Contractor was established over 50 years ago and has developed a very strong reputation in the area. They believe in valuing and advancing their employee's careers and forming positive relationships within the community. If you are looking for a positive company culture with terrific work/life balance at a rapidly growing GC, please apply today!

  • Project Locations: Mainly Chicagoland area
  • On-site and in office flexibility
  • Family oriented culture
  • Solid leadership out of top general contractors
  • Hands off management approach
  • Great relationships with subcontractors
  • Strong pipeline of projects through 2022 leading into 2023

Job Description

The Project Coordinator/Accountant will:

  • Manage client and contractor relations and communication
  • Performs clerical duties to include scanning, copying and creating/maintaining job folders for all construction projects
  • Assist the project managers in maintaining construction project cost accounting
  • Assist the project managers in collecting and tracking costs for ongoing projects.
  • Utilizing Procore, creates, tracks, and process all contracts and change orders for projects
  • Provides on-going support to contractors involved with current projects and initiates contractors payment applications, lien waivers, certified payroll, and MBE / WBE participation forms for consolidation into monthly payment reports to clients
  • Acts in accordance with the values of the company and comply with all company processes and procedures

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Project Coordinator/Accountant should have:

  • High school diploma or GED, college degree preferred
  • 1+ years of prior administrative experience at a construction general contractor
  • AP/AR experience
  • Must possess a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Procore
  • Experience working with payment waivers, change orders, ability to code pay applications

What's on Offer

The Project Coordinator/Accountant will receive:

  • Salaries up to $70K dependent on experience
  • 401K match
  • Bonus potential
  • Healthcare, Dental, Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 14+ vacation days
  • 7 sick days
  • Standard holidays
  • PTO days to volunteer
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