Project Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Boston, MA
COMPENSATION: $80k - $85k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Nov 3, 2022

Our client is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 52 locations across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Guided by determined optimism, our customer believes the power of design can spark positive change and create a future that promotes equity, resilience, and wellbeing for everyone. They are currently seeking a Project Accountant to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$80k – $85k

Position Overview:

As a Project Accountant, you will be responsible for financial account management and analysis for the firm’s projects and business practices. You will be successful because you are highly organized and passionate about ensuring the fiscal health of assigned projects throughout the entire project life cycle, from project due diligence through client invoicing and collections. You will join a team of highly creative, collaborative colleagues, and partner with project managers to ensure projects are not only beautiful, but financially sound.

Responsibilities of the Project Accountant:

  • Work closely with Project Managers to ensure accurate client invoicing at the project and studio level and assist with collection efforts when needed
  • Coordinate consultant invoicing and expense payments in accordance with contract
  • Monitor, track, and analyze project costs in relation to budget. Review labor and expense charges for accuracy in relation to contract terms
  • Maintain organized project contract files
  • Be the financial and accounting liaison between the project, studio, and local/corporate accounting teams
  • Provide input to leadership on project management best practices and train project managers on internal systems and procedures

Qualifications of the Project Accountant:

  • 1 – 5 years of experience in accounting/finance (A/E or PSF industry experience is required)
  • General knowledge of software systems, including Deltek Vision/Advantage/CostPoint and Excel (strongly preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage different personality types
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment with multiple tasks, priorities and deadlines
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must demonstrate a high level of accuracy and consistent work performance

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred

Benefits:

  • Healthcare benefits
  • Paid time off
  • 401K
  • Profit sharing
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 115731