Project Accountant

Chicago, IL

Job ID: 20158 Industry: Accountant (Staff)
 
 

Job description

The Project Accountant is responsible for revenue & expense analysis along with the development of various revenue & expense projections, reports and presentations. The Project Accountant will work integrally with the Production staff & will critically analyze and interpret existing revenue & expense data in order to present crucial information to the Executive Producers, Heads of Departments & Managing Director. The Management Accountant will also be responsible for the monthly close the books process, monthly financial reporting, accruals and participate in forecasting and budgeting process for the office.
Responsibilities
  • Manage billing & invoicing
  • Manage Chicago collections
  • Review coding of vendor invoices & staff expense reports
  • Analyze sales data & prepare weekly report for group sales meeting
  • Analyze & interpret project/sales data and present weekly work-in-progress report to Production
  • Investigate, analyze & interpret project/sales data and present pipeline/revenue forecast to EPs, HODs & MD
  • Investigate, analyze & interpret expense data and present freelancer forecast/outsourcing costs projection/production cost projection to EPs, HODs & MD
  • Participate in weekly boards meetings & WIP meeting
  • Assist with various month end reconciliations & reports
  • Analyze & interpret final monthly revenue & expense data to identify trends & develop analytical reports for departmental EPs
  • Create & develop various other revenue & expense analyses/projections (on an as-needed basis)
  • Coordinate the close the books process, monthly management accounts, commentary and analysis of monthly results.
  • Forecasting and budgeting involvement
Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in Finance
  • Must be familiar with accounting/payroll software
  • Proactive and professional demeanor with strong communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

 

Michael Hirsch


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