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Project Accountant

Project Accountant

Job ID 
2018-1154
Job Locations 
US-DC-Washington
Category 
Accounting/Finance
Type 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

We are pleased to announce new opportunities to join our team. With roots extending back to a two-person partnership formed in 1898 Page Southerland Page, Inc. is today one of the most prolific and enduring architectural and engineering practices. A full-service design organization with offices in Houston, Austin, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, San Francisco and Washington DC, Page provides architecture, interiors, consulting and engineering services throughout the United States and around the world. The firm’s diverse, international portfolio includes projects in the healthcare, academic, government and science and technology sectors, as well as civic, corporate and urban housing projects. With a staff of over 450 architects, engineers, designers, strategic analysts, planners and technical specialists, Page has the resources and professional affiliations to responsibly handle projects of all scales and schedules.

Responsibilities

Page is hiring an exceptional Project Accountant to work closely with our project managers to help ensure profitability on projects by preparing billings in accordance with contracts. The preferred candidate must have an ability to effectively communicate with a variety of technical, professional and managerial professionals, and he or she must be particularly suited for working in a constantly changing work environment. Page provides a total team environment where everyone is engaged. As part of this phenomenal team, you will have opportunities for professional growth and exciting challenges.

 

 

Effectively communicate with Project Managers (PM) and Principals-in-Charge (PIC), regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services-related to billing.

  • Setup new projects
  • Enter required project information in accounting system
  • Monthly invoicing per contract
  • Review weekly time sheets
  • Write off any uncollectible receivables, labor or expenses, as directed by the PIC.
  • Assess and pursue opportunities for maximization of client billing
  • Release consultant invoices for payment
  • Prepare monthly consultant accruals
  • Create policies for project contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services
  • Report monthly billing and contract status for office
  • Create automatic standardized PM reports
  • Prepare special project analyses for the PICs, PMs and others.
  • Recommend and implement agreed process improvements to the billing cycle.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or business required
  • intermediate to advanced computer literacy, including advanced knowledge of excel
  • 2-3 years of billing and receivables, experience in A/E a huge plus
  • Knowledge of Deltek Vision Software or other ERP system, a plus
  • A thorough knowledge of standard contract terms, including hourly, lump sum, not-to-exceed and how they are applied in the billing process
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion
  • Employ problem solving skills and analysis
  • Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, especially when deadlines cause greater than normal department pressures.
  • Strong service orientation
  • knowledge of the project structure in a client/consultant business environment.

To learn more about the firm, go to www.pagethink.com for additional career opportunities log on at www.pagethink.com/index.php/careers.html

 

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