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Project Accountant

Wilmington, DE

Posted: 03/09/2023 Industry: Accounting Job Number: JN -032023-14874 Pay Rate: $80k

Job Description

 Our client, a nationally recognized leader in construction, is seeking a Project Accountant to join their high performing team. Located in the greater Wilmington area, this is an opportunity to join an organization who stands on the principles of integrity, innovation and quality. If you are seeking an opportunity to join an organization prideful of its close knit, dynamic culture, and truly cares for the wellbeing of its employees; then apply today!

Perks, Pay, & Benefits
• $80,000 annually with yearend performance bonus!
• Annual reviews leading to salary increases!
• Path to Assistant Controllership
• Comprehensive, generous medical benefits
• Aggressive 401K match
• Employee first culture

Day to Day Overview:
• Effectively communicate with Project Managers (PM) regarding contracts and Purchase Orders (PO), invoices, Change Orders (CO), reports, and any additional billing-related items
• Prepare monthly AIA, Fixed Price (FP), Time + Material (TM), and Work Order (WO) billings for all assigned projects
• Submit monthly/weekly billings on external portals such as Textura, Ariba, Coupa, and other software
• Verify the system matches external timesheets, and request reclassifications of employee billable hours, materials, and/or expenses when necessary
• Examine any unbilled issues to boost the billing possibilities for the billing period
• Enter Change Requests in Spectrum, making sure the value and the scope is correct
• Obtain lien waivers and process per client’s request
• Reconcile invoices as needed
• Work with PM’s schedule of values, COs, and monthly/weekly TM and progress billings, verifying all monthly invoicing requirements are met
• Maintain Accounts Receivable (AR) and notes related to past due invoices, follow up on collections when needed
• Work closely with the Regional Controller to support the financial tasks and maintain accurate and detailed reporting on assigned projects
• Ensure proper documentation for contracts, POs, COs, adjustments, and other pertinent billing information are maintained in project files
• Evaluate and pursue opportunities for maximization of customer billing; communicate with the Regional Controller, as to your observations and actions taken
• Recommend and implement agreed process improvements to the billing cycle

Job Requirements

• Minimum of three (3) years in an accounting role; construction industry preferred
• Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Familiar with standard contract terms, including hourly, lumps sum, not-to-exceed and how they are applied in the billing process
• Ability to work on tight deadlines
• Knowledge of Viewpoint Spectrum or other ERP system, a plus

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Bill Acchione
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