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Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Company Overview:

Mortenson's success is not a matter of luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times regionally over the past decade...

...What are you waiting for?!


Mortenson is currently seeking a Prevailing Wage Project Accountant that will provide prevailing wage reporting support to multiple teams overseeing completion of a construction project. This individual will serve as a key liaison between Finance department and the project teams.

What you will be doing:

Review the construction contract requirements for assigned projects
  • Attend project kickoff meetings to ensure alignment on requirements with project team
  • Ensure weekly reporting is completed in a timely manner per the contract requirements
  • Log payment shortfalls per the contract terms
  • Support contractually required monitoring by third parties as required by the contract

Audit setup of LCP Tracker
  • Review project settings for accuracy
  • Review the wage determination data for accuracy

Process weekly payroll reports in LCP Tracker
  • Load payroll information into LCP Tracker
  • Review data for accuracy and completeness
  • Work with project teams and payroll to resolve any payment issues
  • Review apprentice data to ensure accurate payment and classification
  • Elevate awareness of financial implications

Generate Reporting out of LCP Tracker to support customer billing requirements
  • Weekly Payroll Reports
  • Weekly Apprentice Reports

Other duties as assigned, including:
  • Answer general questions on prevailing wage or LCP Tracker
  • Represent Mortenson's best interests in working with project auditors
  • Assist with annual and special audits as necessary
  • Review team member set ups as needed
  • Review timecard reports prior to processing

How you will succeed:
  • Detail orientation and organizational skills sufficient to support multiple concurrent projects
  • Construction-related business exposure helpful; especially knowledge of prevailing wage and LCP Tracker
  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3 years accounting experience, preferably with construction accounting
  • Experienced supporting a large number of team members
  • Proficiency in working on the computer in Microsoft Office, Email and Calendar systems, and PowerPoint
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel, as well as experience with ERP accounting applications
  • Strong working knowledge of basic office equipment
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to be highly organized

Education and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent experience in project accounting
  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3 years accounting experience, preferably with construction accounting

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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