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Staff Accountant

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Staff Accountant

CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, Salaried

LOCATION: Burlington, Wisconsin

REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer

Scherrer Construction has been providing top-quality and customized construction solutions since 1928. We work closely with our clients to deliver superior craftsmanship that precisely meets their project requirements. With extensive experience in general contractor and construction management services, we cater to various markets such as education, healthcare, industrial, municipal, commercial, religious, and luxury homes.

Scherrer emphasizes team development, integrity, safety, client satisfaction, and a fun work environment. Our commitment to quality is the foundation for our continued success and growth.

If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment, and prioritize customer satisfaction and team building, please explore our available positions.

Scherrer Construction is currently looking for a hardworking and detail-oriented staff accountant to join the accounting team. The role of the staff accountant will include working closely with the CFO, project managers, and other staff members to maintain accurate financial records and reports, perform account reconciliations, and assist with budgeting, cost analysis, and billing processes.


  • Review and maintain monthly project financial reports.
  • Assist project managers in the review and approval of subcontractor's progress billings.
  • Review and perform monthly job cost accounting.
  • Monitor and record Field Equipment.
  • Review and process monthly Progress Billings.
  • Perform backup assistance to A/P, P/R, A/R.
  • Meet processing and reporting deadlines.
  • Respond to information requests and assist with audits.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Assist the CFO as needed.
  • Professionally represent the Scherrer Construction team and brand.   
  • Must be a committed team player. 


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required.
  • 2+ years of accounting experience, CPA and construction accounting a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative environment and is able to contribute effectively to team projects.
  • Strong Excel skills. Sage 300 a plus.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP.
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
  • Good problem-solving and time-management skills.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.

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