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Accounting Manager - Construction Accounting

Fairfield Residential Irving Full-Time
Competitive Salary & Great Benefits Package
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Manage and review the following:

Review documents, budgets, proforma for upcoming loan closings:

  • review draft agreements of land and loan closings for accuracy to letters of intent, land purchase agreements, and proforma
  • coordinate escrow closing and validate entries on closing statement
  • prepare pre-development costs to reimburse Fairfield for expenditures prior to closing; submit to partners/lenders with supporting backup
  • record closing entries, transfer pre-development costs, reimburse balance of pre-development costs
  • set up draw loan budgets, prepare first draw(s)

Review and approve vouchers, voids, edits, cash analysis, and other documents as needed for project accountants on-going project budget review and construction status review compile draw request package, monitor funding, and process accounts payable ensure/coordinate checks and balances in AP process for full protection of Fairfield entities:

  • validate subcontractor/supplier payment requests and work completed
  • handle monthly payment of subcontractor’s suppliers and subcontractors through joint check payments
  • validate subcontractor requirements prior to payment, such as license validation, insurance requirements, supplier preliminary notices
  • validate project costs and project information in Timberline accounting system modules (General Ledger, Job Cost, Project Commitments, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable)
  • Daily Duties:

Voucher and/or review/approve weekly vouchers for project costs and overhead allocations review subcontractor information maintained by contract administration for accuracy and completeness (including insurance, preliminary notices, contractor licenses). communicate project status with manager and internal personnel request draw check runs and daily check runs complete draw packages

  • Weekly/As Needed Duties:

Backup approval of weekly check runs review and approve accountants’ vouchers review & extract closing documents for new acquisitions prepare initial loan budgets on new acquisitions record closing entries, transfer & reimburse pre-development costs for new acquisitions prepare first draw(s) for new acquisitions compile project closeout documentation track assurances such as bonds and letters of credit as required

  • Monthly & Quarterly Duties:

Accrue for accounts payable on construction projects repay intercompany charges reconcile construction work in progress to job cost; adjust as needed monthly draw process, as outlined in “daily duties"

  • Annual Duties:

Optimizing financial position of Fairfield at finish of project, complete closing checklist items (including, but not limited to, complete all commitments, collect all final lien releases, reconcile all contracts with remaining balances in Timberline) complete closing binder containing final reporting on project coordinate and assist in audit requests


  • BA or BS Degree in Business required; CPA and/or MBA helpful.
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of construction accounting required; three years of experience in similar position with increasing responsibilities and/or professional growth.
  • Management skills essential
  • Must be detailed, organized and customer oriented
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills required
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities at once and meet deadlines in a high-volume team environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with different levels of internal and external associates
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, knowledge of Word and Adobe Acrobat
  • Numbers oriented analytical skills required

Recommended skills

Accounts Payable
General Ledger
Construction Accounting
Accounts Receivable


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