Project Accountant

Metrowest, MA

Posted: 10/04/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 176105 Pay Rate: $80,000

Are you highly motivated and detailed? Ready to join a fast-paced, growth-oriented organization? An engineering company seeks a talented and experienced Project Accountant to maintain and manage project finances. The individual in this role will serve as accounting and finance resource for technical professionals on assigned projects. Moreover, this is a tremendous prospect for an initiative-taking, creative-thinking individual who is interested in driving change within an organization. 

Responsibilities
  • Review contracts and other project documents for financial and reporting requirements
  • Work closely with project managers and principals to ensure accuracy and proper accounting for job costs and earnings
  • Generate invoices and supporting documentation based on contract terms and input from project managers and principals
  • Manage collection of accounts receivable and reconciliation of cash receipts
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and provide detailed and timely financial information to project managers, principals, and company management
  • Monitor and analyze progress against budget and make recommendations to improve project performance
  • Verify subcontractor and vendor invoices to ensure adherence to contract terms
  • Act as authority on and within the context of GAAP and the firm’ s internal accounting policies and procedures
  • Maintain accounting files and records

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ s degree in accounting, finance, or management 
  • At least 5 years of practical experience in general accounting, accounts payable, or accounts receivable 
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly attentive to detail 
  • Solid Microsoft Office expertise (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Exceptional customer-service skills, able to respond to employee questions with tact and diplomacy 

Nice to Haves
  • AEC industry experience or understanding
  • Experience with Deltek Vision
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and collaborative
  • Ability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationship

Job ID: 176105

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

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