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Project Accountant

Company: MASHindustries
Location: Buena Park
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: - Project AccountantReports to: Accounting ManagerDepartment: Accounting -FLSA Status: Salary - ExemptPosition Summary:The Project Accountant is responsible for accounting for projects, identifying and monitoring project revenue/cost variance and ensuring that project billings are issued to customers and payments collected. -The Project Accountant interprets accounting data and analyzes reports in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). -Role Qualifications: -

  • MUST be a highly organized individual that pays strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight schedules. -
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite and Google system.
  • Adaptable / Flexible approach with a can-do attitude. -
  • Demonstrated ability to work at high levels of productivity and quality.
  • Customer focused attitude and skills to resolve inquiries quickly and effectively.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills in English.
  • Strong negotiating skills with difficult inquiries.
  • Demonstrated initiative to complete assignments and obtain results.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks.
  • Knowledge of computer equipment, system applications and vendor software.
  • Demonstrates innovative spirit to actively seek out new opportunities to improve processes and retain our competitive advantage.
  • Proactive, flexible, and enthusiastic with the ability to work independently -
  • Degree in Finance or Accounting, equivalent major or equivalent experience
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Contacts other departments and outside vendors, suppliers and clients to resolve cross functional pending items.
  • Meet weekly, monthly and quarterly deadlines as outlined in company policies and best practices
  • Participates in internal and external auditPosition Responsibilities:
    • Enters new jobs and budgets into ERP
    • Enters all new vendors into ERP
    • Assists Project Managers in job oversight and supervision and site visits to inspect product -
    • Assist Project Managers in keeping up with budget costs for jobs, maintaining timelines of completion of jobs and following up on punch list items and communicating with vendors - to ensure accuracy
    • Analyze job profitability reports for accuracy and share findings for areas of improvement.
    • Create job folders and track and log all change orders -
    • Reviews contract documents and understands the scope of work for bids
    • Executes take-off of all construction documents including prequalification documents, city licenses, and new project initiation
    • Solid planning & organizational skills: time-management, prioritization & attention to detail.
    • Prepares cost analysis by recapitulating materials, labor, equipment, subcontractors and overhead costs incurred in the installation of items -
    • Develops and maintains resource information on products and, vendors, subcontractors, and government requirements -
    • Willingness to work 3-8 days per month on late shifts
    • Maintains projects in ERP - according to the company policies and procedures
    • Reviews contract terms and associated information to ensure project setup generates appropriate results
    • Issues and reviews client invoices to ensure they are in accordance with the contract terms
    • Monitors project balances on Accounts Receivable, Work in Progress and Billing In Excess account
    • Analyzes and verifies internal consistency, completeness and accuracy of project data, revenue and cost budgets/forecasts
    • Provides month-end reporting on project performance including gross margin variances via job profitability report preparation
    • Overhead expense bill entry, payment and vendor management
    • Daily bank reconciliations and reporting
    • Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations including but not limited to Bank, Prepaid Expenses, Loans, Account Receivables, - Bad Debt Allowance, Inventory, Accounts Payable, AMEX, Employee Reimbursements accounts
    • Conducts ad hoc reporting, as neededPhysical Demands and Work Environment: -The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Frequent hours of sitting -

Keywords: MASHindustries, Buena Park , Project Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Buena Park, California

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