The Heritage Group
  • Milestone Contractors, L.P.
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Milestone Contractors is a fully integrated highway, heavy construction, asphalt paving, concrete paving, and site-development general contractor providing construction services throughout the state of Indiana and beyond.

But, we are so much more than that - we are family.

We have built a culture that believes in the value of every person. We all come from different backgrounds and upbringings, many from different races, religions, political beliefs, identities, and ethnicities. We have respect for one another and place a priority on the physical and psychological safety of our team.

We have an immediate opening for a Project Accountant in our Indianapolis area office. If you are a high performing individual contributor who is seeking to join a high performing team, this might be the role for you.

Position Summary:

The Project Accountant provides accurate and timely billing, collection, cost accounting, cost analysis and reporting on construction projects with minimal assistance.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs day to day project accounting operations
    • Reviews field reporting for reasonableness and accuracy as compared to estimate, submitted documentation and customer records.
    • Approves, codes and processes invoices from subcontractors and suppliers per project terms
    • Maintains accurate and up-to-date records on estimated and actual costs for construction projects for the project team, management, external audits and customer contract requirements
    • Bills, collects and reports to customer per contract terms
    • Prepares or assists with monthly Cost-To-Complete reports
  • Communicates with internal/external customers.
    • Answers inquiries professionally via phone, email or in-person.
    • Visits job sites to review completed work as needed
    • Develops effective relationships internally with field, operations and estimating personnel and externally with customers, subcontractors and suppliers


  • Associate's Degree in business, accounting or construction management OR 1-2 yrs. Equivalent experience and HS Diploma or GED
  • 1-2 yrs. experience with accounting software preferred (i.e. Vista, Quickbooks, Timberline)
  • 2-4 years of experience performing cost accounting functions
  • Ability to work unassisted in current version of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook) or equivalent
  • Professional communication skills, organized, and detail oriented
  • Must work well with others, be self motivated and able to meet deadlines, and work with precision and accuracy
  • Ability to gather, enter, and analyze data

Milestone Contractors is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability or housing status.

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