Balfour Beatty Project Accountant in Long Beach, California

Become Part of Our Team

As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package with competitive salaries and more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Time

  • Holidays

  • Paid Personal Days

  • Paid Volunteer time

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Employee Referral Bonus


At Balfour Beatty Construction in Long Beach, California we are seeking a Project Accountant to work on various projects within the Long Beach area. The Project Accountant is the primary accounting and administrative support for construction projects from start up through final closeout. Serves as the liaison between the job site and the finance department, ensuring all accounting standard operating procedures are followed at the job site. Performs activities related to contracts, bonds, insurance, payables, liens, billings, payroll/cost/budget reports for the job site management team.

Essential Functions

  • Project Accounting

  • Subcontractor Management

  • Project Administration

  • Promotes Customer Relations

  • Promotes Culture, Leadership and Employee Development

  • Develops and analyzes value management analysis options

    Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.

  • 2 or more years of experience preferably in the construction industry performing a project accountant role.

  • Proficiency in basic accounting principles.

  • Proficient using a personal computer (PC) and company communication tools, such as email, the internet, and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook).

    Preferred Experience

  • 4 or more years of accounting experience, preferably in the commercial construction industry.

  • Experience using JD Edwards accounting software, preferred.

About us

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors, by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.