Accounting Manager

at Morgan Hunter
Location Kansas City
Date Posted May 13, 2021
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified



A key position for a growing construction company, the Accounting Manager will lead the billing, contract administration, and job costing for the company. Responsibilities include managing a team of billing specialists; interacting with project management groups; overseeing daily accounts receivable, contract administration, and job costing; reporting to Corporate Controller, and supporting executive decision making through accurate and timely financial reports.

This is a hands-on position with a growing organization. The successful candidate must be willing and able to complete a broad scope of accounting and administrative activities. Candidate will also support company growth by identifying and implementing improvements to processes, procedures, and internal controls.


  • Support, mentor, and lead construction billing related staff
  • Spearhead the client draw process (A/R), includes supplying AIA docs
  • Oversee accounts receivable/billing approvals
  • Manage the job costing process
  • Coordinate with project management teams and accounting team to maintain balanced project budgets, working with subcontractors
  • Maintain accuracy of the accounting software and the paired construction management system


  • Must have team leadership experience
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to think critically and strategically
  • Effective written and oral communications skills
  • Strong problem solving and multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be a strong project-based accountant/bookkeeper/controller
  • Strong technical skills with a solid knowledge of construction accounting systems


  • An undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting
  • Construction industry experience required; 8+ years of Accounting/Finance experience

Since 1986, Morgan Hunter has served Kansas City-area employers to help them meet a range of hiring needs, from temporary staffing to direct-hire placements. Thoughtful and thorough in our approach, we're also responsive and efficient, creating a tailored hiring experience for both employer and job seeker-because everyone deserves to find the right fit.