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Project Accountant

Company: Environmental Design International Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY:
Analyze and maintain all project-related contracts, budgets, billing, accounts receivable, change orders, and project profitability reports for assigned Project Managers. Review project financial reports with the project managers and identify areas of risk and ways to mitigate loss. The primary responsibility will be project billing, however; the Project Accountant will be expected to analyze and resolve accounting discrepancies and perform other duties assigned. The candidate should have a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and have a good understanding of general accounting principles.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Project Billing in accordance with client deadlines.
2. Review accounting and client system reports for accuracy and completeness.
3. Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors, and clients.
4. Resolve accounting discrepancies.
5. Monitor client financial databases, Company computer software systems, and manual filing systems.
6. Clear, timely communication and resolution of issues identified.
7. Review of sub-consultant invoices to pay based on payments received.
8. Other duties as assigned.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Accounts payable -includes data input, vendor file maintenance, check preparation, and reconciliation of vendor statements.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
1. Knowledge of accounting including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. 2. Ability to analyze project performance trends, transactions, and financial performance and communicate results and recommendations to the appropriate person.
3. Work requires the willingness to work a flexible schedule. 4. Advance level in Excel.by Jobble

Keywords: Environmental Design International Inc., Chicago , Project Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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