Project Accountant

  • Job Reference: 425087381-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • Location: Michigan
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

* Posts invoices, assists with accounts receivable, and prepares various accounting reports weekly.
* Maintains project setup and project close in appropriate manner to ensure completeness and accuracy of project's evidence
* Prepares client invoices in accordance with the contract terms
* Provides month-end reporting on project performance including gross margin variances and all other financial aspects, prepares specialized reports and accounting data analysis
* Prepares various journal entries such as: revenue adjustments, cost accruals, provision for loss
* Monitors project balances on Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Unbilled and Unearned items, DSO
* Follows company policies, procedures and US GAAP, statutory requirements and SOX controls
* Effectively communicates with the project team during the entire life cycle of the project and provides continuous support and guidance
* Liaises with other departments, clients and outside vendors to resolve cross-functional matters
* Ensures that all deadlines are met
* Participates in internal and external audits
* Submits recommendations for improvements and actively participates in company's initiatives in this area (process, procedures, systems and controls improvements)
* Pro-actively provides work leadership and shares broad accounting knowledge to co-workers on complex assignments, projects or tasks

Requires Bachelors degree with courses in accounting and a minimum of three (3) years progressive experience or a combination of relevant education and experience. Must have good communication skills, both oral and written. PeopleSoft experience is a plus.

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position

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* Lifting
* Climbing
* Crawling
* Special clothing/equipment (wearing)
* Unusual physical requirements
* High noise level
* Other
* Lifting less than 50lbs (10%)
* Description of Work Environment

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* Inside? Outside? Where
* Combination of above
* Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved
* Hazardous conditions - What are they
* Travel/transportation requirements
* Other
* Inside 75%--Occasional driving to pick up shipments (5%)
* Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks

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* Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?
* Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?
* Tools used in trade - which ones?
* Other
* Office equipment (computers, copiers, fax machines, etc.) 90%
* Criticality of Attendance

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* Overtime, regular days, off days
* Shift, 2nd, 3rd
* Necessity for regular attendance
* Urgency for punctuality

Occasional overtime !0% Regular attendance is critical