• Associate Project Accountant - Sports & Entertainment

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2018 6:03 PM)
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  • Overview

    Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

    Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

    It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…

    …What are you waiting for?!




    Mortenson is currently seeking an Associate Project Accountant that will provide accounting, financial and administrative support to Project Accountant(s), who in turn provide financial support to project management teams in our Sports & Entertainment Group, overseeing completion of construction projects. 



    Assist Project Accountant(s) with daily support to project teams

    • Regularly process subcontractor AFPs
    • Prepare project billings and back-up support
    • Print back-up support for cost-plus billings
    • Ensure cash receipts are posted to the correct invoice
    • Track subcontractor lien waivers for select projects
    • Obtain invoice back-up for the sales, use tax filings and collect sales and use tax information
    • Support project audits
    • Pull back-up for project audits


    Perform basic accounting functions

    • Set up new subcontracts in the system
    • Set up new vendor information and coordinate payments and daily check issuances
    • Research and respond to questions from Accounts Payable
    • Enter project billings into the system for lump sum billings
    • Set up new team member information and upload weekly payroll for tradesperson workforce


    Other duties as assigned, including:

    • Provide excellent customer service
    • Demonstrate ability to build and maintain solid working relationships
    • Contribute positively to the team


    Education and Required Skills:


    • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
    • Minimum one year of finance or administrative support experience
    • Knowledge with ERP system preferred
    • Construction-related business experience a plus
    • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills, with the ability to manage workload and meet deadlines
    • Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point; as well as Outlook required



    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.


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