PROJECT ACCOUNTANT 2021-09-22T22:56:19+00:00

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PROJECT ACCOUNTANT

CLASSIFICATION: Salaried/Exempt

POSITION TYPE: Full-time

EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK:  Monday thru Friday/8:00 am to 5:00 pm

REPORTS TO: Controller and Assistant Controller

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:  Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities for assigned projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
-Manage all accounting related functions for assigned projects.
-Prepare loan and/or equity draws/requests
-Approve checks prior to runs
-Maintain project checking accounts
-Review, post, initial and date contracts
-Review and record escrow proceeds and daily sales escrow closings
-Set-up budgets in the job cost/general ledger system
-Generate and review monthly financials and job cost reports for each entity/LLC
-Assist project teams with any questions or needs related to project costs/revenue
-Manage invoices, payments, and compliance for assigned projects.
-Process vendor invoices accurately and within assigned timeline.
-Process sub-contractor payments accurately and within assigned timeline.
-Collect and track compliance documents.
-Generate reports including Revenue, A/R, Contract Status, and Job Cost.
-Oversee Accounting Assistants for assigned projects
-Perform other duties as assigned

FINANCIAL ANALYSIS RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Review, analyze, and adjust job cost and revenue budgets monthly for each project to determine accuracy, sufficiency, and profitability
-Monitor each project for loan funding sufficiency and overall cash flow
-Prepare loan funding analysis in advance of loan request to determine sufficiency of cash flow and possible additional equity requirements
-Perform other analysis on an as-needed basis
-Work with the Controller and Assistant Controller to determine and resolve ay projected funding shortfalls

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, or similar, required
-Experience in the construction industry, preferred
-4-5 years’ experience as a project accountant, or similar.
-Proficiency in electronic accounting systems, such as Newstar
-Ability to interact with senior management and other departments
-Advanced proficiency in managing general ledgers, journal entries, and account reconciliations.
-Exceptional ability to prepare project budgets, financial forecasts, and tax reports.
-Extensive experience in project invoicing and billing.
-In-depth knowledge of best practices in accounting.
-Excellent communication skills toward effective collaboration and customer service.
-Must be able to multi-task and handle multiple projects at the same time.
-Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position assists in the supervision of Accounting Assistants.

A complete job description is available upon request.

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