Project Accountant

Employer
Kforce
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Kforce has a client seeking a Project Accountant in McLean, Virginia (VA). The Project Accountant is responsible for the project billing process in accordance with the established accounting standards and billing policy.Essential Duties: * Create project accounts in the accounting system * Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders * Prepare special project analyses for Project Managers and Department Heads * Research any unbilled issues to optimize the billing possibilities for the billing period * Prepare final invoice package containing draft and final invoices for all billable projects, including all applicable backup for review and approval * Maintain the billing folders for all projects, with all the appropriate documents, including expenses, consultant invoices, and monthly invoices, in accordance with standard procedures * Generate and distribute bi-monthly receivables reports and monthly profitability reports * Other duties as assigned * Minimum of 3-5 years working experience in general accounting * Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a public accounting or large company environment * CMiC experience is preferred * Has good attention to detail and accuracy * Has good planning and organization in accounting and financial works * Must have strong and fluent communication skills in English * A good team player * Has good grasp of information and task monitoring * Good judgment in problem analysis and problem-solving * Has initiative and stress tolerance * Strong analytical and accounting skills * Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty * Proficient with Microsoft Office, JD Edwards, CMiC and/or Timberline skills * Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) * Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles * Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and FRx or similar programs * Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages for both general ledger and statutory accounting. Great Plains and Freedom preferred * Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment * The individual will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of their work product Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Years