Project Accountant

Boston, MA

Posted: 09/09/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 175435 Pay Rate: $75,000

Do you bring a lot of energy into the professional world? Are you looking to expand your experience? This individual will be monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances, approving expenses, and ensuring that project billings are issued to customers and payments collected. Additionally, this is a tremendous prospect for an individual looking join a vital organization and make an immediate impact.

  • Coordinate with project managers the set-up of projects in the Deltek Ajera system (budgets, plans, costs, invoicing, consultants)
  • Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders
  • Authorize the transfer of expenses into and out of project-related accounts
  • Review and approve supplier invoices related to a project, code and enter into system
  • Assess account totals related to project assets and expenses
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management
  • Confer with receivables staff regarding unpaid contract billings
  • Report to management on project profitability, any opportunities for additional billings, and the remaining funding available for projects
  • Create or approve all project-related billings to customers
  • Investigate all project expenses not billed to customers

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in project accounting
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Business Administration or Accounting
  • Knowledge of project contracts and change order documents
  • Outstanding time management, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent Excel skills (Vlookup and Pivot Tables)

Nice to Haves:
  • Hands on experience with Deltek Ajera
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and collaborative
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationship

Job ID: 175435

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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