Project Accountant

Chicago, IL

Job ID: 20398 Industry: Accountant (Staff)

Project Accountant


We have an opportunity for a Project Accountant in our Chicago, IL office.  Responsibilities of this position will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Generate invoices and reconcile project WIP
  • Track project costs, perform accounting reconciliations related to billed and unbilled accounts receivable, and utilize the billing system
  • Review of and assisting with project set-ups and document for audit controls
  • Interface regularly with Project Managers and Principals, follow up with clients on billing and other project accounting matters
  • Assist Project Managers with budget tracking
  • Project clean-up and close-out
  • Perform special projects as directed

Required Skills:
  • A strong understanding of the billing process and systems
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Experience meeting multiple deadlines
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and Adobe
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and at a fast pace


Required Experience:
  • 5+ years of experience billing and/or project accounting for professional services
  • Minimum 2-year degree, preferably 4-year degree; Accounting or Finance a plus
  • Experience with Deltek Maconomy accounting systems is strongly preferred but not required
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in the engineering, construction, or architecture industries




Michael Hirsch

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