Project Accountant
URS Flint - George West, TX

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Ability to gain a thorough and in-depth understanding of the commercial terms of various projects that have been undertaken and the underlying systems used to capture project transactions sufficient to perform internal audit and invoice preparation.
  • Initially, particular focus will be in the area of labor costing. The successful candidate must also be able to train and guide other project team members.
  • Subsequent to this first area of focus, responsibilities will be broadened to incorporate other project accounting activities.
  • Ability to guide new problems into assigned work tasks in accordance to established project protocol, thereby ensuring orderly completion of previously assigned tasks.
  • Work with Business Process Owners, application users, external partners, customers, and developers in preparing project specifications and supporting core systems.
  • Ensure accurate, timely and complete information for all accounting activities from cost recording/reporting through invoicing/collection.
  • Ensure that all team members responsible for reporting to the client and management are provided with historical accounting information required to meet reporting requirements
  • Communicate with the project team and with other divisional and corporate departments as required.
  • Assist in project setup discussions, including structure within database, budgets and changes, facilitate required productivity analysis and performance measurement and projected status as called for based upon the project size and commercial terms.
  • Train and support payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable clerks.
  • Sufficient experience to recognize indicators which might suggest current action may be required to prevent future problems in accounting, project control deliverables.
  • Review and test data recorded and evaluating it for reasonableness and reconciling as required to ensure reporting is prepared to accepted accounting standards.
  • Adherence to communication protocol as established at the department, program and area of work levels.
  • Analytical skills with a view for possible solution options and understanding of technology and theoretical directions.
  • Facilitation, problem solving, consulting, persuasion and project management skills.
  • Ability to work in an undefined environments whilst still achieving set goals.
  • Business acumen and ability to communicate in technical and business terms.
  • Time management and prioritization skills.
  • Solid organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Concise clear written and verbal communications that adapts to specific audiences.
  • Ensure presentation of information is professional, timely and accurate.
  • Job Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance .
    • Enrollment in a recognized accounting designation program at a senior level. CPA Preferred
    • 5+ Years accounting experience preferably in a project environment.

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