Project Accountant Assistant (LAX LAMP Project)

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Department: Myers/Griffith JV

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

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 110+ year history of quality, safety and excellence, Griffith Company has a dynamic, exciting and supportive culture where opportunity for growth abounds.

We are looking for a Project Accountant Assistant (PAA) to support an exciting new $300 million dollar project we are undertaking at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). This project is part of LAX’s Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) which will lessen traffic around the airport by providing passengers and employees additional transportation options to access airport facilities.  Strong candidates must be driven, enthusiastic and want to establish themselves with a stable and growing company.   

Responsibilities:

  • Work with subcontractors to facilitate compliance and process subcontractor payments.
  • Gather supporting documents for completing Time and Materials billing.
  • Provide liaison support between subcontractors, project controller, project managers/project engineers.
  • Post daily cost accruals.
  • Assist with administrative support, various projects, backup reception support etc.
  • Accounts payable processing including: obtaining approvals for payment, matching invoices to purchase orders, preparation and coding of invoices, entry of invoices into the accounting system, vendor correspondence and reconciliations, and discount management.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in accounting.
  • Minimum one year of high volume accounts payable experience required (1500-2000 invoices/month)
  • 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 payable entry and general accounting, calculate figures and amounts including unit of measure issues, discounts and tax.

Relocation assistance will be provided to candidates outside of the local area on a case-by-case basis.

Visit us at: www.griffithcompany.net

We are an equal opportunity employer and employee-owned company.

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