Accountant Project Job Description

Accountant Project Job Description

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Accountant project provides specialized or general calculations and analysis support in various accounting functions; prepares reports, statements, analyses and interpretation utilizing advanced knowledge and proficiency in accounting practices, principles and interrelationships for both management and outside agencies.

Accountant Project Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide quarterly and ongoing year-end and SOX related support of auditor requirements, which may include research and reconcilement
Prepare quarterly accurate and reliable forecasts and reports that enable management to make effective business decisions
Prepare the 12-month cash flow schedule with emphasis on the 30/60/90 day period
Review with the project leaders for approval
Finalize monthly invoices with the Project Manager and actively participates in the negotiation process with the client
Lead the initial budget download process
Update the project budget to account for change orders and project revisions
Ensure the team pursues timely payment of change orders and/or claims from the client
Ensures all T&M cost are properly captured and submitted on a timely basis
Ensure the team properly tracks, daily logs, monthly reconciles, and impeccably documents quantities

Accountant Project Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accountant Project

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, MBA, MRPT, PMP, CMA, ACA, ACCA, MS, US, MUST

Education for Accountant Project

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Employers hiring for the accountant project job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Business/Administration, Education, Associates, Architecture, Construction, Design, Communication

Skills for Accountant Project

Desired skills for accountant project include:

Excel and Mac
MS Word
General accounting practices
Pivot tables and advanced excel functionality
Project management processes
Accounting principles and foreign exchange calculations
Accounting/Financial Principles and Practices
Oracle application would be factor
Project management methodologies
SOX

Desired experience for accountant project includes:

Understand variances and identifies the components of the over/under billing
Ensures the cash flow checklist is being followed to maximize project cash flow
Process payments to the subcontractors and vendors on a weekly basis
Confirm that all waivers are signed and all insurance is updated before issuing payment
Report to the Senior Accounting Staff and the Project Manager
Proficient in Microsoft Office and exposure to ERP systems or comparable business software

Accountant Project Examples

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Accountant Project Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accountant project. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accountant project
  • Preparing close out packages in Timberline
  • Preparing and entering monthly billings for various joint ventures
  • Entering job-related cash receipts into Timberline
  • Processing accounts payable to subcontractors
  • Entering journal entries and reconciling various accounts
  • Act as liaison between Accounting/Finance, Development and Procurement functions
  • Participate in the Tenant Improvement Allowance collection process through the preparation of all applications for payment
  • Review project invoices/requisitions received from project teams
  • Meet with each project manager to review project status
  • Prepare the construction accrual schedule for all projects
Qualifications for accountant project
  • Obtain all sign-offs from project managers and management
  • Delivery of Annual Tax Self Review programme for the region
  • Ensure financial transactions processed in line with tax legislation
  • Point of contact for regional tax issues
  • Collaborate with corporate finance in resolving local tax queries and issues
  • Evaluate & improve tax processes within the organisation
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an accountant project. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accountant project
  • Training and assists PM for project link application and help to submit the project opening application if need
  • Responsible to update the project status and project notes in Vision
  • Monthly, quarterly, yearly tax clarification
  • Quarterly stamp duty preparation and application
  • Tax regulations update
  • Forecast actual vs
  • Monitor, analyze, and report on variety of metrics at the studio level to ensure healthy business practices
  • Prepare and distribute various weekly labor reports (unbilled labor + promo labor)
  • Review and preparation of draft invoices to distribute to Project Managers (review contracts, consultants, purchase orders, back-up requirements)
  • Meet with PMs to review draft invoices and discuss project status
Qualifications for accountant project
  • University Degree and Member of an internationally recognized accountancy body such as ACCA, HKICPA preferred
  • Hand-on experiences in Oracle System and advanced skill in MS Excel and PowerPoint is preferred
  • Good team player with supervising skill, able to work in matrix organization
  • Tableau Data Application experience a plus
  • Works well under pressure with multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Responds in a timely manner to vendors, consultants and staff
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Accountant Project Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accountant project. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accountant project
  • Submitting invoices to the customer
  • Work in collaboration with colleagues of all levels within the wider business to progress issues related to technical or client accounting matters
  • Contribute to the adherence and development of business process, procedures and protocols such that a high standard of accounting services is delivered to all clients and trading partners
  • Ensure that outcomes are at all times delivered in accordance with good accounting practices
  • Manage the project billing lifecycle, from project set-up, ongoing maintenance of the project (including entering modifications, entering and removing work at risk dollars, and updating period-of-performance extensions), monthly billing, and cash collections
  • This role will report directly to the Project Accounting Manager
  • Responsible for day to day maintenance of the development forecast
  • Coordinates input from various departments to create the annual development budget
  • Reviews, analyzes and reports on project financials at month-end, providing business explanations for results
  • Maintain the project folders for all projects, with all the appropriate documents, including expenses, consultant invoices, and monthly invoices, in accordance with standard procedures
Qualifications for accountant project
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment with multiple tasks, priorities and deadlines
  • Must demonstrate a high level of accuracy and consistent work performance
  • Project Setup Experience
  • Billing experience (at least 2 years required)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or related years of experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders across functional boundaries (contracts, accounting, audit, DCAA)
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Accountant Project Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an accountant project. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accountant project
  • Maintain detailed, well-organized billing files to facilitate smooth audits, contract close-outs, and reconciliations
  • Prepare schedules that support customer driven reporting requirements
  • Accurate and effective project setup within Cost Point
  • Analyze funding requirements and process funding modifications in system
  • Assist Project Managers with the review of monthly project expenditures
  • Assist Project Managers with any needed cost corrections/re-class actions
  • Responsible for completing the monthly revenue review process to ensure the programs are running accurately
  • Provide detailed monthly financial information and analysis to the Project Managers
  • Responsible for completing the monthly invoice process including unbilled analysis
  • Provide Project Managers with project/task level financial support (e.g., maintain contract spreadsheets, track funding, monitor expenditures)
Qualifications for accountant project
  • Job Related Driving Required? Yes
  • Knowledge/experience with GAAP
  • Recently qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with 1 years PQE
  • Prior experience working on a systems implementation or systems upgrade in a previous role is preferred
  • Exposure to Solvency II advantageous, but not essential
  • BA/BS in Business, Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience required, CPA required
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of accountant project. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accountant project
  • Perform tasks with commitment to excellence and a high level of motivation to learn new tasks and assume additional job responsibilities
  • Ability to provide thorough analysis and proper planning to achieve goals
  • Adhere to and support all Safety requirements
  • Reviewing and Posting Labor/Equipment record for previous week
  • Research Job Costing on inactive projects using pivot table for all cost for prior week after records for Labor/equipment have been posted
  • Job numbers – Monitor active and inactive job numbers
  • Create EPN List and send to staff at the end of each week
  • Answer questions from the field regarding time entry and budget left to complete the locations in the estimate
  • Provide Pivot table for hours/cost breakdown to the Construction Management team
  • Review accuracy of estimates and change orders from estimating team
Qualifications for accountant project
  • A self-starter and also a great team player
  • Not just comfortable with technology, but seeks ways to achieve better results through new technologies and processes
  • Excellent references who speak to the quality of your work and your personal contributions to business performance and organizational culture
  • Proven track record working to deadlines as periodic deadlines are critical
  • Accountancy Qualification (ACCA/CIMA) or related degree
  • Previous Construction Billing Experience

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