Senior Project Accountant

Fairfax, Virginia
Apr 07, 2021
Apr 22, 2021
Full Time
Dewberry is currently seeking a Senior Project Accountant in our Corporate Accounting and Financial Services Team for our growing A&E service company. Position will be located in Fairfax, Virginia.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Review and support of job setup.
  • Lead a subset of the Project Accountant group.
  • Provide contract billing support to multiple Project Managers.
  • Interpret contracts from a billing and cost perspective.
  • Coordinate with Project Managers and others involved in tracking job status.
  • Assist with system training for new Project members.
  • Approve and process credit write-off of any project-related billings .
  • Close out project in the system upon completion.
  • Assist the Financial group with compiling information for internal and external audits.
  • Assist Accounts Receivable with unknown payment received.
  • Authorize and process labor and expense transfer into and out of projects.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related area preferred or equivalent experience required.
  • 6+ years of relevant experience.
  • JD Edwards experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • A self-starter capable of providing strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*All recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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