Staff Accountant

Job Title Definition:

The Staff Accountant is responsible for a number of vital functions in the day-to-day operation of the Hemmer accounting department. With activities ranging from working with the general ledger to maintaining the accounts payable process, this role is very hands-on and the perfect opportunity to build accounting experience from the ground up. Hemmer’s culture is team-oriented and you’ll be part of a dynamic group continually looking to improve how we work.

The Staff Accountant reports to the Accounting Manager.

More specifically, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Communication with construction and building maintenance teams to resolve any questions concerning payables/receivables
  • Month-end journal entries
  • Monthly allocations and charge-outs
  • Bank reconciliation
  • General ledger account reconciliations
  • Review subcontractor payment applications
  • Payables invoice entry and weekly check runs
  • Daily cash maintenance and check deposits
  • Credit card statement review and associated system entries  
  • Other tasks as assigned


  • BS in Accounting or Finance required
  • 3+ years’ accounting experience, construction or real estate accounting experience preferred
  • Attention to detail and deadline driven
  • Proactive and organized
  • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to communicate well (orally and in writing) and willingness to volunteer an informed point of view
  • Strong creative and critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise sound judgement and make decisions
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency