Accountant in Chicago, IL at CoWorx Staffing Services

Date Posted: 10/5/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

CoWorx Staffing is seeking experienced Accountants for roles with an established Construction company in the Chicago, IL area. Apply today or contact us at 630-914-5227 to learn more about this opportunity to join our team!

Job Requirements

Primary Duties:

  • Communicate with Supervisors and Principals regarding contract documents, change orders, and other contract modifications
  • Interact effectively with employees at all levels of the company
  • Enter data in multiple software programs - reconcile any inconsistences 
  • Organize and prioritize functions on a daily basis to ensure all tasks are completed accurately and efficiently
  • Look ahead to proactively solicit required documents/clearances 
  • Create and submit sworn statements and invoices to clients 
  • Monitor accounts receivable and handle any invoicing issues 
  • Obtain all required documentation to close out projects 
  • Assess and pursue opportunities for maximization of client billing
  • Ensure monthly pay application process is managed properly - from pencil draw to final payment


  • Bachelor’s Degree or some college courses in accounting or business preferred. 
  • At least 2 years in Construction and/or A/E environment. 
  •  Experienced with Job Costing/Project Billing 
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to learn other programs
  • Thorough knowledge of standard contract terms, including hourly, lumps sum, and not-to-exceed 
  • Understanding of AIA forms/documents and lien waivers
  • Understanding of partial, final, and supplier waivers,
  •  Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills 
    Strong organizational skills 

Benefits Include:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Paid sick days
  • 401(k)

Hours Available:

  • 8am-5pm
  • Mon-Fri

At this time we are happy to offer phone or video interviews to qualified candidates.