Shawmut Design and Construction

Assistant Project Accountant

Job ID
Internal Operations
Regular Full-Time


At Shawmut, our primary objective is to deliver exceptional service catered to our clients specific goals and concerns. Our project teams deliver top quality work through a hands-on, collaborative process while keeping our clients best interests our absolute focus at all times. With specialized training and the support of a national company, we foster project teams whose skill and dedication leads to the deliberate, predictable and repeatable construction experiences that have attracted and retained the top clients in every market in which we focus. The most memorable construction experiences are based on one principle it's the people who make the difference. And at Shawmut, we have the very best.


The assistant project accountant is a member of the accounting team providing financial administrative support to Shawmut’s project teams for lump sum and GMP projects. The Assistant Project Accountant typically reports to a Senior Project Accountant or Supervisor.


  • Supports Project Accountant and project teams for lump sum and GMP jobs
    • Project setups/closeouts
    • Template maintenance
    • Coordinate internal project review
  • Data Entry
    • Billing/Mapping/Cost moves
    • Locking internal budgets
  • Reporting and Tracking
    • Business line tracking of Finance related deliverables
    • Run time charging reports
    • Ad hoc reporting
  • Other projects as assigned


Education and Experience:


  • Undergrad Degree (Accounting/Finance coursework, Degree Preferred)
  • Relevant internship experience preferred

Skills Required:


  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment, high sense of urgency and ability to manage to deadlines.
  • Professional, client service oriented, excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Quick learner, resourceful and self –starter, strong work ethic
  • Strong excel skills


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