Opus Career Managment

Staff Accountant

Job Title: Construction Administrator

Job Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Salary: DOE

Job Sector: Construction & Real Estate

Job Ref: 3427


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Our client is one of the largest mixed-use development companies in downtown Los Angeles, California. What they specialize in is: Real Estate Development, Luxury Residentail, Commercial Retails, Luxury Hotels, and Signage. The ideal candidates will have a proven engineering ability and liaison experience. Work will include feasibility studies and condition surveys, detailed design, and technical assistance during the construction of high rise commercial properties.


This position will be an integral team member within our Corporate Finance department to assist with accounting and financial reporting for the Company. Primary functions will include producing daily/weekly/monthly financial reports and reconciling workpapers for Cash, Accounts Receivable and other balance sheet areas. This role will provide support during the month end close process by performing detailed analysis and reconciliations for various general ledger accounts, including research and documentation of budget variances for general and administrative expenses over various departments. 

  • Record and reconcile the previous day’s bank activity including deposits and disbursements, along with daily reporting on cash balances and receipts 
  • Research and respond to cash receipt related inquiries from project teams 
  • Produce weekly A/R aging reports for distribution 
  • Reconcile contract notes, receivables and unapplied cash accounts 
  • Assist in month end close process by preparing various account reconciliations, including cash, fixed assets, prepaid expenses and deposits 
  • Prepare and record monthly recurring and as needed entries to the general ledger 
  • Meet with department managers to review G&A costs, analyze current expenditures, and compare actual costs to budgeted costs 
  • Assist with preparation of workpapers for year-end audit 
  • All other tasks as assigned by supervisor 


  • Intelligent, agile, and diligent individual 
  • Must have an outstanding attention to detail with the ability to prioritize a varying degree of tasks 
  • Professional and collaborative communication skills 
  • Have the ability to work independently and feel comfortable juggling various tasks with multiple deadlines in a fast paced environment 
  • Must possess a proactive work ethic and be a self-starter who has the ability to seek out needed information and collaborate effectively 
  • Strong analytical and organization skills with the ability to understand the demands of a growing business 
  • Recent college graduate to 3 years of experience 
  • Experience in construction or related field is a plus 
  • B.A. in accounting required 
  • Strong excel skills a must
  • Must be fluent in Mandarin
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Please send resume and work samples to andy.cerda@opuscareers.com


Opus Career Management is the leading A/E/C recruitment firm who specialize in permanent, direct hire recruiting for senior and intermediate level candidates throughout the US

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