SG Companies
  • 07-Jun-2018 to 20-Jul-2018 (EST)
  • Southfield, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation, PTO, 401K, Birthday off, Work Anniversary day off.

SG Renovation Specialists specialize in the Multi-Family and Construction industries. Our niche is capital improvement projects, unit renovations and upgrades. At SG Renovation Specialists, we work on all projects with a can-do way of thinking...from start to finish. It all starts with a clear picture, developed with our clients of where we are headed and what the final result will be. Then we roll up our collective sleeves and work with hand-picked crews to deliver innovative solutions, on-time and on-budget. We know which materials give the best results and which techniques make the best living arrangements for our clients. It's all part of being a "Renovation Specialist."

Our Core Values: Solutions. We believe that there is a solution to every problem. Solve It. Energy. We integrate people, power and passion to produce winning results. Harness It. Accountability. We hold ourselves accountable and take full responsibility for everything that we do. Own It.

The Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting the Maintenance Manager and Chief Financial Officer in controlling and executing all matters relating to the administrative and accounting functions of the operations and accounting departments. This position includes administrative and accounting goals, the plans to meet those goals, working with other team members as necessary, and the follow-up required to ensure the department is moving forward at all times as directed by the CFO. To this end, we are looking for a highly motivated, organized, multi-tasking, and experienced individual to join our team.



  • Oversee and review timely processing of invoices for all project expenses.
  • Responsible for the accounting operations for the Construction Department.
  • AIA billing, schedule of values, NTO, waivers, percent of completion.
  • Financial statements & month-end closing experience.
  • A/P, A/R, Cash Management, Payroll Processing Experience.
  • Communicate routinely with Project Managers on a variety of job-related topics including bonding, sub-contractor insurance compliance, contract agreements, invoicing and job completion monitoring.
  • Preparation of all monthly bank reconciliations for multiple accounts.
  • Provide reporting and budgeting as required by senior management.
  • Manage project cash flow against cost & budget templates.
  • Work with Project Managers to ensure proper compliance with accounting procedures including reviewing and analyzing job cost estimates and monthly reports.
  • Ensure all sub-contractors and vendors maintain the required general liability, workers' compensation, and auto insurance policies.
  • Monitor bank account activity for accuracy during the month to prevent (over/under) account activity.
  • Preparation and submission of miscellaneous bank deposits.
  • Preparation of month-end adjustments.
  • Recording of year-end adjustments.
  • Closing of year-end books.
  • Set-up of next year's books.
  • Meet with owners, staff and management, as necessary, to discuss and resolve problems.
  • Prepare lender draw request package and submit through the real estate accounting department.
  • Review and monitor subsidy project billings and replacement reserve and/or lender draw requests.
  • Communicate with governmental agency personnel, computer support staff, auditors, etc.
  • Review and monitor petty cash and credit card bills.
  • Review and preparation of annual 1099 statements.
  • Complete other duties, as may be assigned, from time to time, for the good of the company.




  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (will require copy of diploma or college transcript as proof).
  • 3 to 5+ years of progressive accounting experience.
  • Experience in job cost accounting and financial reporting.
  • Understanding of commercial insurance policies and County and State contractor licensing required.
  • 2 to 4 years in the Construction Management, General Contracting, or Subcontractor industry required.
  • Advanced skills with QuickBooks all modules including job costing.  
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills.
  • Ability to prepare business correspondence.
  • Professionally handle confidential information.
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to manage priorities and workflow, meet deadlines.
  • Perform administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within changing priorities with enthusiasm.



Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is continually required to:

  • Stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arm.
  • Frequently required to climb stairs, balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Use common office equipment.
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