Accounting Assistant / Construction Administrator

St. Louis

Lawrence Group is looking for a results oriented, positive and driven self-starter to join our Construction Group (Lawrence Group Projects) as Accounting Assistant / Construction Administrator.  This position will be responsible for all construction related compliance and administrative functions within our construction group while operating within Lawrence Group’s culture and core values.  At Lawrence Group, everyone in the organization is responsible for our cumulative success and reputation.

We are seeking a versatile and knowledgeable Accounting Assistant / Construction Administrator to join our Construction Management team.  The right candidate will have previous construction accounting and compliance experience and be experienced in the office administration processes for construction projects from project set-up through closeout.

Lawrence Group is a building design, development, and project delivery firm headquartered in St. Louis with offices in Austin, Charlotte and New York. With 160+ employees, Lawrence Group services include architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, graphic design, planning, construction management, property management, and real estate development services to a diverse array of market sectors including Civic, Commercial, Education, Healthcare, Hospitality, Senior Living, and Workplace.

The Accounting Assistant / Construction Administrator will be an instrumental part of our growing Construction Management team.  This position will promote Lawrence Group’s core values:

  • Legendary Customer Service
  • Individual Growth & Creativity
  • Growing Relationships
  • Having Fun
  • The Business of the Built Environment

Position Responsibilities

The Accounting Assistant / Construction Administrator is a versatile and nimble position key to the smooth inner workings of the construction group.  Responsibilities may include:

  • Assistance with construction accounting:
    • Accounts payable
    • Subcontractor and supplier pay applications and invoices
    • Manage tier vendor payment process (lien waivers and checks)
    • Subcontractor and supplier compliance management (W-9, insurance, contracts, waivers, change orders, certified payrolls, etc.).
    • Credit card reconciliations
    • New vendor set-up
  • Construction administration and office management:
    • Assist Director of Construction with administrative items.
    • Preparation and issuance of subcontracts, purchase orders & change orders.
    • AIA document preparation and issuance.
    • Operations and Preconstruction group assistance.
    • New hire coordination and assistance.
    • General Office (transmittals, letters, filing, mail, scan and print requests)


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in construction administration.
  • Experience in Sage 300/Timberline.


  • Be a positive, forward thinking, team oriented individual with a customer service mindset.
  • Ability to be flexible with day-to-day activities working for a small group within a larger organization.
  • Embrace all personality types and the uniqueness of an organization.
  • Approach challenges in a creative and productive manner.
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills.

Reporting Relationship: Works directly with the Construction Accountant and reports to the Director of Construction Services.

Qualified applicants please submit resume and salary requirements to


Equal Opportunity

Lawrence Group Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

Why this job is important to Lawrence Group?

In this position, you will be an instrumental part of our growing ​team. ​You will be looked upon to follow and promote Lawrence Group’s core values:

  • Legendary Customer Service
  • Inspiring Individual Growth and Creativity
  • Growing Great Relationships in All Directions
  • Having Fun and Celebrating Mutual Success
  • The Business of the Built Environment

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