Project Accountant

New York, NY 10036

Posted: 01/05/2024 Industry: Accountancy Job Number: 21152

Job Description

Location: New York, NY
Hybrid (Fridays remote)
Experience: 0-2 years

We currently have an opening for an entry level Project Accountant that will be joining the Accounting team in the New York City metro area. The Project Accountant is responsible for our projects billing process, including verifying employees’chargeable time & expenses in accordance with established accounting standards and billing policy, establishing and updating project budgets as needed and ensuring project data is current and correct.

Client is a full-service infrastructure engineering firm with more than 135 years of experience steeped in solving complex engineering challenges. Consulting firms, contractors and infrastructure owners count on us when innovative design and intricate engineering solutions are required. Their specialty lies in the ability to manage the entire life cycle of engineering services and support. We employ teams of superior engineers that bring a forward-thinking approach using the world’s latest project management, design, and support innovations. As a result, your projects are brought in on time, on budget, and are engineered to the highest standards in design, durability, safety, and aesthetic value.


Prepare Invoice Submissions for various Government & Private clients, with appropriate documentation & back-up.
Maintain complete & accurate project folders with all related documents
Enter budget changes & variance adjustments as needed in company reporting system
Coordinate billing procedures with various branch offices
Respond to requests from clients for supplemental reports or more detailed back-up documentation
Effectively communicate with Project Managers regarding the financial status of projects, contract modifications, and client invoicing requirements
Examine unbilled costs & unpaid invoices monthly, to maximize billing and collection potential
Review invoice submissions from sub-consultants to ensure compliance with contract provisions & budgetary limits
Perform additional responsibilities as required by project & company needs
Effectively articulate any project issues to both accounting and non-accounting staff


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Management or Business Administration
  • 0-2 years of relevant experience in Accounting with an emphasis on billing & interpreting contract provisions
  • Deltek Vision experience (preferred)
  • Ability to prioritize, organize work flow and juggling conflicting demands
  • Good communication, organizational, and time management skills
  • Proficiency and knowledge of computer software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook
  • Capable self-leadership with attention to detail & ability to comply with monthly billing deadlines
  • Professional attitude and high level of integrity
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as collaboratively in a team environment when necessary

We offer a professional work environment, a competitive salary, a benefits package, and 401(k).


Additional Information

Salary, Full Benefits, Hybrid

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