Project Accountant

Recruiter
Gannett Fleming, Inc.
Location
Los Angeles
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Feb 2021
Closes
28 Feb 2021
Job role
Accountant
Sector
IT/Telecoms
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Our Transit & Rail Corporate Business Group is currently looking for a Project Accountant to work in our Los Angeles, CA or San Francisco, CA office. Join our team!As a Project Accountant you will monitor, organize, and analyze monthly cost and schedule data various projects in order to report control actions to project managers. Data includes labor, equipment, material, and technology types that are planned, accrued, accumulated, and forecasted during various phases of project development. The successful candidate will have direct experience in the AEC industry required.As a Project Accountant you will be responsible for the following duties:Prepare and comprehend project financial monitoring and control reports.Monitor, organize, and analyze data from financial enterprise application, and estimate accrual and forecast data projects in various phases of development.Collaborate with the project management team to determine appropriate control actions to correct project variances each month.Interface with engineering and construction management to present and verify financial/business analysis of their activities.Organize and archive project data for future use by the organization.Work in a team environment whereby team members can discuss relevant issues freely and where there is a strong emphasis on continuous improvement, questioning the value of every activity and creating better solutions.Prepare and review project contracts, subcontracts, and other agreements. Self–start, seek out information, and time manage assignments based on objectives and deadlines.Minimum QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field is required.Associates Degree in related field acceptable if accompanied with additional experience.PMP certification a plusExperience in AEC industry requiredExperience with Accounting Applications such as BST Global or SAP ERP or similar applications is required.8–10 years of progressive experience in a Project Analyst, Project Coordinator, Project Accountant related position required.Must have intermediate to advanced skills with the MS Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint with particular emphasis on complex Excel spreadsheet capabilities.Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.Must have time management skills for deadline–driven functions and ability to handle multiple tasks at one time.Ability to work flexible schedule.Must have the ability to interface with all levels of personnel and management.Possesses a high level of attention to detail.Capable of prioritizing your and others time, to make sure that things get doneComfortable working with remote teams and utilizing technology to maximize things like asynchronous communication and collaboration.At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law. Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H–1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local candidates will be given preference.NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.Location: Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CAWorking Hours: Core Business HoursEmployment Status:Full TimeInternal Requisition ID: 2

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