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Senior Staff/Project Accountant - Direct Hire

Sacramento, CA | Direct Hire Position

Post Date: 02/13/2018 Job ID: 38989.1 Industry: Accounting/Bookkeeping
As a part of the Engineering Financial Operations Team, a Staff/Project Accountant is responsible for providing high level accounting transaction skills and financial analysis on a portfolio of projects through their life cycle. This role must thoroughly understand the financial components of a project and proactively work with ProjectManagers to monitor and analyze project performance against budget. Must have the ability to identify issues beforeproject profit erosion occurs and assist with the development of a corrective action plan, if needed. This positionis also responsible for accurate project set up in accordance with the GAAP guidelines as well as associated terms and conditions of the specific contracts. Responsible to review the contract and understand the contract terms regarding project type, scope of work and invoicing terms. Verify the sub consultant budget is created in accordance to the terms as stipulated in the contract. Financial Report generation and management presentation skills are required.

Responsibilities: Monitor and analyze project performance financials. Collaborate with regional Controller and project managers. Manage projects from a financial aspect that are assigned by the project accounting manager. Actively participate in project performance reviews. Responsible for general ledger and sub-ledger reconciliations. Enter client monthly billings. Manage timely completion of multiple and recurring assignments. Support generation and posting of journal entries to the general ledger. Company financial actual vs planned performance analysis and reporting. Support setting up job cost reporting structure, analysis and reporting. Other general accounting, finance and company structure tasks.

Requirements:Four year degree is required in Accounting or Finance. CPA a plus. 5-7 years of related experience. The ability to multi-task and meet deadlines is required. Previous experience working with government projects highly desired. Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, are essential to success in this role. Advanced MS Excel and Power Point financial presentation skills.

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