Accounting Clerk - Subcontract Admin

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Requisition ID
Business and Financial Operations


Do you want to make a difference when it comes to building iconic structures? Are you looking to put your accounting skills to use with a company known for building hospitality, healthcare, aviation, high-rise, mixed-use and higher education structures?


Austin Commercial is currently seeking an Accounting Clerk to be located at our corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas. We excel at what we do and are looking for talented professionals that want to excel with us.


This individual will be responsible for maintenance of subcontract files and processing subcontract payment applications in accordance with company policies.

  • Support the various jobsite offices by managing information pertinent to subcontract administration on a continuous basis.
  • Maintain subcontract and purchase order files in accordance with company policies - 
    • Review subcontract agreements for policy and prime contract compliance, including contract variance or waiver approval.
    • Review and maintain bonding and insurance documentation to ensure applicable prime contract requirements and internal bonding and insurance program requirements are fulfilled.
  • Review and process subcontract payment applications in the accounting system, and applicable lien waivers in accordance with respective contract terms and company policies.
  • Identify input errors and system loopholes, and assist field personnel with corrections.
  • Work closely with Accounts Payable staff to process and release payments on subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Work with Legal, Risk Management and the Austin-owned insurance company to track and verify resolution on contractual issues, lien intents, claims, etc.
  • Resolve various issues that arise in subcontract administration through effective communication with Field Office Managers, Project Managers and Regional Managers.
  • Facilitate closeout of subcontracts, and any other issues that arise from subcontractors, such as payment issues, default, etc.
  • Provide backup support to other duties/tasks in the accounting department as various needs arise, such as business partner setup, depositing checks, filing, scanning, etc.
  • Assist with special ad hoc projects.


  • High School Diploma/GED or higher
  • 2+ years of accounting experience working for a General Contractor or subcontractor in construction preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting software programs or construction related accounting programs
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Must be highly organized with an attention to detail

  • Be an effective communicator

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and meet deadlines

We offer excellent benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance and a matching 401K plan and we are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company! To learn more about Employee-Ownership, please go to


Austin Commercial is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


About Austin Commercial

This is an opportunity to join one of North America's most respected and fastest growing commercial construction firms. With regional operations and iconic projects across the United States, Austin Commercial has clearly established itself as a builder and employer of choice. From complex airports, healthcare facilities, educational institutions, research labs and sports facilities, and other emerging markets, Austin Commercial brings ingenuity and a proven track record through construction manager at risk, bid-build, design-build, fast track, etc.


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