1679 Construction Accountant - Newport Beach, CA


Company Overview:

Our client is an Orange County based affordable housing developer dedicated to creating innovative housing solutions. They currently has projects in California, Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona with plans for expansion into Washington. They bring a creative place making philosophy to an otherwise finance driven world of affordable housing in order to provide higher design housing to low income tenants. By incorporating robust resident programming including community gardens and local artistic elements into our projects we successfully create communities that instill pride and galvanize residents with one another and with the larger community.

Our client is a younger private company with a strong team and intimate, inspiring workplace situated on the water in Orange County. The work environment is fast paced but we promote an active lifestyle and strong work life balance. This is an exceptional opportunity to embark on or continue your journey in a mission driven career path.

Position Description:

We are seeking a full time motivated and enthusiastic Construction Accountant to join our team.  The position reports to the Controller and Ownership, however interfaces with numerous contacts within and outside of the company, including lenders, investors, attorneys, CPAs and others on various aspects of the process.


Must be dedicated with a strong sense of urgency, be intelligent and extremely detail oriented, accurate, able to multitask and prioritize, be dependable and responsible, highly organized and efficient, have excellent computer skills, and possess a strong desire to learn.


The Construction Accountant is responsible for completing and submitting draws for development projects.  This includes complete accountability for projects, contract monitoring, change orders, compliance monitoring, collecting and submitting lien releases, budgets, reconciliations, timely payment processing, equity installments and due diligence, understanding of insurance certificates, and various reporting and compliance. 


2 years' construction draw accounting experience preferred; Quickbooks experience necessary; Microsoft Office (especially Excel) proficiency; Strong organizational skills; Attention to detail; Self –motivated; Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) experience is beneficial/preferred but not necessary.




Contact: Kipp Gillian | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 866-600-0437 x1

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