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Project Accountant

Orlando, Florida | Direct Hire

Post Date: 06/23/17 Job ID: 13926 Industry: Accounting

Project Accountant

$55-65k salary

Orlando, FL 32801

Employment Type

Full-Time

JOB PURPOSE:

The project accountant is responsible for monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances, approving expenses, and ensuring that project billings are issued to customers and payments collected.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create project accounts in the accounting system
  • Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders
  • Authorize access to project accounts
  • Authorize the transfer of expenses into and out of project-related accounts
  • Review and approve supplier invoices related to a project
  • Review and approve time sheets for work related to a project
  • Review and approve overhead charges to be applied to a project
  • Review 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 on project profitability to management
  • Report to management on any opportunities for additional billings
  • Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects
  • Create or approve all project-related billings to customers
  • Investigate all project expenses not billed to customers
  • Respond to requests for more detail from customers
  • Approve the write off of any project-related billings that cannot be billed to or collected from customers
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion
  • Create and submit government reports and tax returns related to projects
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required
  • Additional duties as needed

COMPETENCIES

· Computer Skills

Skilled in the use of computers, adapts to new technology, keeps abreast of changes, learns new programs quickly, uses computers to improve productivity.

· Dependability

Meets commitments, works independently, accepts accountability, handles change, sets personal standards, stays focused under pressure, meets attendance/punctuality requirements.

· Initiative

Tackles problems and takes independent action, seeks out new responsibilities, acts on opportunities, generates new ideas, practices self-development.

· Personal Organization

Keeps information organized and accessible, maintains clean/functional work space, works systematically/efficiently, manages time well.

· Sense of Urgency

Prioritizes well, shows energy, reacts to opportunities, instills urgency in others, meets deadlines.

· Teamwork

Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

· AA or BS degree in Accounting or other business related major

· Working knowledge and experience using Accounting Softwares as well as Microsoft Office product

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Duties and responsibilities would be completed either in our main office.

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Vision, Life, Medical

project or cost accounting

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