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Client Open Position:
J. L. Dunn
Project Accountant

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Headquartered in Boston, MA, our client, J. L. Dunn & Company is a fast-growing family-owned General Contractor specializing in commercial renovations and new building construction in the Boston area. They are currently seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Project Accountant to join their team.

J. L. Dunn & Company offers an excellent opportunity for career growth, a competitive salary, and an outstanding benefits package.

We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Project Accountant to join our team. As a Project Accountant, you will play a crucial role in managing the financial aspects of our projects and ensuring accurate and timely reporting. If you have a strong background in accounting, exceptional analytical skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, we want to hear from you.


Roles & Responsibilities:

• Input & Update Project Budget: Enter project budget details accurately into the accounting software to establish a comprehensive financial framework for the project, and update regularly ensuring alignment with the latest project changes and documentation.

• Produce Weekly Cost Reports: Prepare and generate weekly cost reports that analyze project expenses, including labor, materials, and other costs, ensuring accuracy and compliance with project requirements.

• Track/Audit Subcontracts: Monitor and review subcontracts to ensure adherence to project budgets and contracts, performing regular audits to identify any discrepancies or potential cost overruns.

• Assist Project Management in Cost Forecasting: Collaborate with project management teams to develop accurate cost forecasts, providing financial insights and recommendations to support effective decision-making.

• Update Project WIP (Work in Progress): Maintain and update the WIP schedule, tracking project costs, revenues, and billing milestones to determine accurate revenue recognition and project profitability.

• Assist Project Management with Cash Flow Analysis/Reporting: Support project management in analyzing and reporting on cash flow, highlighting any potential liquidity issues or opportunities for optimization.

• Update Project Budget & Contract Values in Sage/Procore: Regularly update project budget and contract values in the Sage/Procore system, ensuring alignment with the latest project changes and documentation.

• Produce Monthly Applications for Payment: Prepare and submit accurate monthly applications for payment based on project milestones and contractual terms, ensuring timely invoicing and payment processing.



• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field preferred

• Proven experience as a Project Accountant or similar role in the construction industry.

• Proficiency in Sage 100 Contractor and Procore a plus.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

• Knowledge of construction accounting principles and regulations.

• Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks effectively.



We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with opportunities for professional growth and development, including:

  • Company Cell Phone, Tablet and Laptop

  • Paid time off

  • Access to 401k Plan after one year of employment.

  • 401k match, vested immediately.

  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance

  • HSA/FSA Options based on chosen Health Plan


If you are ready to contribute to our success and work on exciting projects, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and relevant experience.


Note: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested in the position? 

Contact us at or call us at 866-276-8981.  Please ask to speak with

Cori DiDonato.  All resumes and candidate information will be kept confidential.

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