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Project Accountant

Gensler


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
01/19/2017
Job Code:
9231
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Gensler — Career Opportunities


Project Accountant

Careers Site Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Description

PROJECT ACCOUNTANT 

Position Description:

The Project Accountant is responsible for providing a solid foundation of analysis for the firm’s projects and business practices by managing contracts, ensuring fiscal health of assigned projects, and mentoring and supporting the project management and office leadership of the Southeast region. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Project Managers and Studio Directors, establishing successful business relationships and ensuring accurate and consistent billing and financial reporting at the project and studio levels

  • Maintain organized project contract files

  • Understand contract terms as it relates to fee management

  • Assist Project Managers in performing project start-up due diligence and following Firm best practices throughout the project life cycle

  • Interact with clients and consultants in a professional, courteous manner

  • Review project work plans, budgets, and staffing plans for appropriateness to fee

  • Provide accurate invoices to clients per contract terms

  • Coordinate consultant invoices and payments per contract terms

  • Review project labor and expense charges with Project Managers for accuracy and appropriateness

  • Forecast actual vs. budget spending and analyze projects to provide meaningful input to project and office leadership.

  • Monitor studio accounts receivable and assist Project Managers with collection efforts

  • Monitor, analyze, and report on variety of metrics at the studio level to ensure healthy business practices; become the studio leader for matters related to finance.

  • Provide training to Project Managers regarding financial maintenance of projects

Requirements:

  • Highly Organized

  • Must be a self-starter, team player, and detail oriented

  • Tableau Data Application experience a plus

  • Embrace new technologies and constantly strive for greater efficiencies through process or technology

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage different personality types

  • Works well under pressure with multiple tasks and deadlines

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Excel, prior experience with Deltek Vision software preferred

  • Must demonstrate a high level of accuracy and stable work performance

  • Responds in a timely manner to vendors, consultants and staff

  • Possess an accounting or business administration degree with a minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in a professional services environment, preferably with an architecture or design firm.

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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