Divison Project Accountant

Southland Industries
Dulles, VA
Jun 19, 2017
Jul 03, 2017
Full Time
Southland Industries is an MEP building systems firm that provides innovative yet practical engineering construction service building automation and energy solutions For almost years we have been optimizing each stage of the building lifecycle with our in house expertise and improving how buildings are designed built and maintained We are currently a million dollar company with ambitious growth plans If youa re someone with a true passion for our industry wea re looking for you At Southland we seek people that dona t just follow a career path but blaze their own People who want to apply innovation to their problem solving and embrace the concept of full collaboration between disciplines work at Southland We appreciate the spirit of integrity and entrepreneurialism with which our people act and have learned that the more opportunity we allow our employees the greater the results Each part of our business is interconnected and requires input from others which has led to the collaborative setting from which we thrive Join our team and become a part of an organization that values work life balance community and exceptional quality of work The Division Project Accountant is responsible for coordinating all phases of the construction job costing process including categorizing recording analyzing and monitoring costs and billings associated with a large construction project This position also assures vendor compliance in order to manage project risk The Division Project Accountant is assigned specifically to a large construction project working closely with the Project Manager to assure timely and accurate accounting and risk management throughout the project life cycle What You ll Do Coordinate all aspects of job costing process Produce and analyze job performance and profitability through job cost tracking reports Ensure financial integrity of project reporting through analysis of weekly and monthly job costs reports Perform financial analysis of project costs versus budget Support the project manager on contract compliance and reporting Evaluate and provide accurate project financial information and recommendations in a timely manner to project manager Assist in preparation of status reports and maintain accurate project status and budget information in ERP Satisfy contract compliance requirements including certified payroll and wrap up OCIP CCIP insurance Ensure accurate and timely processing of accounts payable accounts receivable and cash receipts Compile prepare and analyze monthly project billings per contract requirements Resolve outstanding payment issues with general contractor Forecast cash flow track performance and recommend measures to improve the same Assure internal control processes and compliance Manage vendor and subcontractor compliance with insurance lien waivers change orders retention and Ws to mitigate project risk Assure billings are compliant with contractual definition of cost Play an active role in supporting external project cost audits Ensure project users are able to effectively use ERP and related systems for planning recording and managing projects and financials Provide training as needed to ensure users understand processes and IT systems related to their financial transactions Research and resolve difficult accounting discrepancies and irregularities in a timely manner What You ll Need To Be Successful Intermediate accounting knowledge Strong organization skills with high level of attention to detail and accuracy Effective written and verbal communication skills excellent interpersonal skill ability to communicate effectively at all levels Able to maintain strong client relations and provide good customer service Proven ability to effectively prioritize work meet tight deadlines and work under pressure Ability to analyze and resolve straightforward issues Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with intermediate to expert level ability to utilize advanced accounting systems MS Word Excel Power Point Access etc required Ability to remain flexible in a rapidly changing environment Ability to work independently with minimum supervision Bachelora s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent preferred Five years of accounting experience preferred a years of construction project experience is a plus Experience creating reports and compiling and analyzing data strong analytical experience Benefits As an employee owned company we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family k Plan with Company Match no cap and immediate vesting Annual bonus program based upon performance profitability and achievement Medical Dental Vision Insurance Term Life AD D Insurance and Voluntary Life Insurance Disability Income Protection Insurance Pre tax Flexible Spending Plans Health and Dependent Care Holidays Vacation Personal Time Life Events Leave Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses For more information on Southland Industries please visit our web site www southlandind com or on Facebook or LinkedIn or Twitter To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries check out our Career Video Working at Southland EEOE AA Everify participating Employer

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