Crown Roofing
  • Sarasota, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Crown Roofing, one of the largest roofing contractors in Florida with 300+ employees and 4 offices across the state has an opening for a Project Accountant. Crown Roofing serves Central, South and Southwest Florida, specializing in new construction, re-roof, maintenance and all your roof service needs.

Job Description: Project Accountant

Reports To: Operations

General Description:

Project Accountants fulfil a vital role in ensuring commercial construction projects are built properly, run efficiently, and billed accurately. The Project Accountant will work closely with the project manager to procure materials, maintain schedules, and monitor budgets. The project accountant will be responsible for preparing cost analyses, performing analysis on account activity and preparing commentary as needed, assisting with audits and supporting inquiries from operations personnel. The role will closely interface with the other Finance functions as well as functions across the organization.


  • Obtains a copies of project contracts and familiarizes him/herself with requirements and specifications
  • Attends handoff and project meetings
  • Sets up projects in the job costing/financial system and scheduling system to align with contract scope
  • Reviews project budgets and enters details into the job costing/financial system
  • Creates purchase orders from project budgets
  • Produces and/or submits permit packages as required
  • Reviews payroll dispatches and compares to labor budgets to identify variances
  • Manages Change Orders form initial RFC submission to customer approval and updates the job costing/financial system accordingly
  • Frequently reviews scheduling software to ensure resources are secured prior to task start dates
  • Obtains required documentation for subcontractor prequalification and forwards to accounting
  • Obtains quotes from vendors and subcontractors
  • Prepares customer pay applications with detailed supporting documents
  • Research and correct billing discrepancies as needed
  • Communicates with clients on outstanding billings to promote positive cash flow
  • Continually reviews costs incurred and committed to budgets and communicates variance to the project team and company management
  • Calculates percentage of completion and updated job costing/financial system
  • Updates project schedule based on communication form customers and project managers
  • Registers for manufactures warranties and schedules inspections
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferred
  • Proficiency in accounting software
  • Proficiency in Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Strong problem solving skills, accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness


  • Health Insurance, Dental, Vision. 401 K
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) days
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