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Project Accountant

Posted May 21, 2021

Stanford Hotels Corporation Regional Office - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, NC

About This Job

The Project Accountant is a member of the finance and accounting team whose primary responsibilities are addressing accounting for construction projects. The Corporate Project Accountant will report to the Corporate Accounting Manager.

This position is located in uptown Charlotte, NC.


  • Maintain the Fixed Assets sub-ledger records in Great Plains (MS Dynamics GP 2016): additions, disposals/sales, depreciation for Internal books and Tax books for 17 hotels and also several commercial properties
  • Prepare monthly roll-forward schedules reconciling the sub-ledger to the G/L
  • Work with the property controllers and project managers to maintain Construction in Progress (CIP) cost tracking records, reconciled to the G/L
  • Review AIA contracts and identify contractual terms for audit payment application purposes
  • Review/audit invoices ensuring documentation supports the transactions
  • Review and enter all other project related charges-reclassify journal entries
  • Review and reconcile vendor statements in collaboration with Project Managers for outstanding invoices
  • Assist A/P to provide General Contractors with timely payments in collecting lien waivers.
  • Reconcile Construction-in-Process (CIP) and Capital renovation G/L accounts monthly to the project account reports
  • Tracks and analyzes capital proposals, approvals, changes, proposed costs
  • Accounting for all open projects, tracking change orders, direct and indirect costs
  • Process monthly general contractor payment applications
  • Assist with construction loan draw process by preparing documentation package to upload in Box / construction project folder; respond to lenders’ questions
  • Attend project related meetings or conference calls, including special audit/review meetings
  • Processing invoices and payments, tracking and reconciling to general ledger.
  • Ad hoc projects


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Accounting
  • 3+ years of fixed assets and construction project cost tracking experience
  • Proactive communication and problem solving skills
  • Strong Excel and Word experience
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction from manager
  • Familiarity with the construction process, including legal issues and typical contract terms preferred
  • Great Plains, Box, FRX experience preferred

Stanford Hotels Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please call 415-398-3333 to let us know the nature of your request. The employer will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner required by the FCO.


About this Employer

Stanford Hotels Corporation Regional Office - Charlotte, NC

222 East Third Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Regional Office

Big thinking. Local results.

The Stanford Hotels Group owns and operates all their hotels with a highly specialized approach to property development. Our focus on development helps to realize potential. We see each property and its many nuances and create solutions to maximize its performance. Our development and management style equips us to focus on high profile, full-service franchise brands as well as other projects that leverage our collective experience. From real estate development to food and beverage – this depth of knowledge grows full service, successful hospitality brands. Hilton and Marriott trust us because of our solid operational infrastructure and consistently high performing track record.

We are headquartered in San Francisco where we oversee properties throughout the country.

An Invitation to Grow.

Our passion lies in realizing potential, both in people and in our projects. Our people are our engine; they are the spirit of our company, and our greatest asset. An employment opportunity with the Stanford Hotels Group means there’s a management team who cares about your personal and professional advancement, and who will make sure you are able to grow through both day-to-day and long-term participation in our company’s operations and success. Our scholarships program for employees with students in college is one great example of the way we support our team. By making it easier for our families to raise educated kids, we know we’re offering our staff an invaluable gift, and one that allows them to worry less and grow more.


Our passion is our people. Our people are the spirit of our company and our greatest strength. Our goal is to represent the community around us. We embrace inclusivity and celebrate diversity. We support our differences and what makes each of us unique.  We are committed to inclusive hiring practices, company policies and a diverse workplace where everyone feels represented.