Project Accountant

Bilfinger North America
12 Oct 2019
15 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Position Summary

Responsible for adhering to accounting policies and procedures involving the maintenance of a general ledger, analysis of balance sheet accounts, and financial management reporting. Under general direction, is responsible for preparing journals entries in the general ledger, reconciliation of job cost ledgers, project financial analysis and cash flow.


Duties and Responsibilities

? ? Prepares and analyzes job cost reports in order to assist the Project Controls and Project? ? ?Management teams to ensure costs are accurately reported at a project level.

? ? Reconciles Job Cost Ledgers to General Ledger on a monthly basis.

? ? Provides project accounting support in field or on project site, if needed.

? ? Prepares Journal Entries, Fixed Assets, and Treasury postings, etc. for all Legal Entities, JV?s or other special projects.

? ? Prepares monthly balance sheet reconciliations timely and accurately, as assigned.

? ? Assists with recording cash management entries recorded in ERP system.

? ? Assists with preparing monthly balance sheet and P&L on timely basis.

? ? Assists with preparing the annual financial statements based on US GAAP and IFRS basis.

? ? Assists with all internal reporting requirements up to Parent Company.

? ? Assists with preparing cash flow forecast.

? ? Assists with internal and external audits.

? ? Assists with documenting accounting procedures and SOPs.

? ? Assists other accounting functions on an as needed basis.

? ? Identifies and solves problems; makes sound judgments.

? ? Deals tactfully and effectively with employees and other department managers.

? ? Assists management with ad–hoc requests, including special projects and initiatives.

? ? Observes and complies with all safety rules.

? ? Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


? ? Bachelor?s degree in accounting or finance.
? ? Minimum 3 years of experience in corporate accounting. Previous experience in corporate accounting for an industrial construction company preferred.
? ? Willingness to work the hours needed to complete and deliver tasks on committed deadline dates.
? ? Strong attention to detail and commitment to provide quality work in a timely manner.
? ? Excellent verbal, written communication and listening skills required.
? ? Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.
? ? Strong analytical and problem–solving skills.
? ? Willingness to travel.
? ? Must be able to work under pressure.
? ? Must be able to work individually and in a team.

Technical Knowledge and Skills:
Working knowledge of SAP, preferred.
Previous construction accounting experience, POC accounting or Job Costing.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel (advanced level).

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