Project Accountant

Kforce Finance and Accounting
Columbia, MD
Oct 19, 2021
Oct 21, 2021
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client that is seeking a Project Accountant in Columbia, MD. Roles and Responsibilities: Project Set Up: Project Accountant will create and maintain project structures and complete project setup within financial system in accordance with corporate policies; Review contracts to ensure proper set up of contract type, revenue recognition, billing, etc. Billing: Create and maintain billing schedules; Ensure accurate and timely client invoicing in accordance with client requirements/contractual provisions; Review tax application where applicable Forecasting: Maintain monthly revenue forecasts/schedules in coordination with the project manager ensuring forecast timing aligns with anticipated timing of revenue recognition Revenue Recognition: As a Project Accountant, you will recognize revenue in accordance with corporate revenue policies; Partner with the revenue team on complex projects Month End Close: Execute on all month-end responsibilities within expected timelines; Ensure all revenue and related expenses are accurately posted to projects prior to the end of the month; Review and maintain balance sheet accounts (WIP, deferred, unbilled, etc.) for respective projects Reconciliations: Project Accountants reconcile all project activity and other assigned balance sheet accounts Project Closure: Ensure all projects are closed within the system to prevent future transaction posting; Ensure all balance sheet accounts are cleared/closed out (A/R, deferred, unbilled, WIP, etc.); Communicate to the G/L team the need to dispose of any fixed assets Job Requirements: REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Accounting 2-3+ years of experience in Accounting Month end close experience Excellent change management skills Advance Excel skills Strong, effective written and oral communication skills Ability to resolve complex operational and accounting issues 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.

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