Project Accountant

Chicago, IL 60602

Job ID: 20371 Industry: Accountant (Staff)

A large architectural  firm is looking for an experienced Project Accountant who has successful accounting experience, job costing experience and strong communication skills. This growing company handles large scale projects such as: Sears Tower, McDonald' s, etc. and is looking for an additional  accountant to join it' s fast paced and cohesive team.


  • Review project work plans, budgets, and staffing plans for appropriateness to fee

  • Provide accurate invoices to clients per contract terms

  • Review project labor and expense charges with Project Managers for accuracy and appropriateness

  • Forecast actual vs. budget spending and analyze projects to provide meaningful input to project and office leadership

  • Monitor accounts receivable and assist Project Managers with collection efforts

  • Provide training to Project Managers regarding financial maintenance of projects through reporting systems and tools


  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience

  • Professional service firm accounting experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage different personality types

  • Work well under pressure with multiple tasks and deadlines

  • Deltek Vision experience preferred

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume and/or questions directly to Shawna Lochner at 


Michael Hirsch

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