Project Accountant Assistant

Griffith Company

Santa Fe Springs, CA
  • $22 - $32 / hour
  • Full Time
  • Griffith Company

  • At Griffith Company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. We nurture that resource by fostering a work environment that encourages communication, respect and recognition. In this environment, Griffith Company employees flourish, taking their careers to new levels. In addition to offering a 120-year history of quality, safety and excellence, Griffith Company has a dynamic, exciting and supportive culture where opportunity for growth abounds.

  • Job Description


    The Project Accountant Assistant’s primary responsibility is to assist the Project Accountants and Job Cost Manager in monitoring job profitability for their respective Region and will also be responsible for the daily processing of invoices.


    • Work with subcontractors to facilitate compliance and process subcontractor payments.
    • Gather supporting documents for completing Time and Materials billing.
    • Issuance and tracking of subcontractor change orders
    • Provide liaison support between subcontractors, project accountants, and project managers/project engineers.
    • Post daily cost accruals.
    • Assist project managers with the processing of contract billings.
    • Assist with administrative support, various projects, backup reception support etc.
    • Assist with collection efforts to minimize past due AR balances.
  • Position Requirements


    The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job.

    • Minimum of 1 year experience in accounting.
    • Experience with processing subcontractor payments is preferred.
    • Ability to accurately work under pressure in meeting deadlines.
    • Must have excellent organizational skills.
    • Must have excellent communication and written skills.
    • Must be detail-oriented.
    • Must be proficient with Excel, Word and Outlook applications.
    • Ability to analyze data.
    • Must be a team player.
    • Ability to perform analysis of spreadsheets relating to accounts receivable entry, accounts payable entry and general accounting, calculate figures and amounts including unit of measure issues, discounts and tax.


    • Effective communication
    • Critical thinking
    • Team player
    • Time management/multitasking
    • Detail oriented
    • Service oriented
    • Analytical thinking
    • Punctual


      • Most time spent in an indoor office environment
      • Sitting at a desk for prolonged periods of time
      • Occasional lifting of files and boxes up to 20 lbs
      • Pushing/pulling of file cabinets
      • Extended visual use of a computer screen
      • Frequent typing


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