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Project Accountant II (1156)

Company: Bay West LLC
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

If you care about the environment and want to be part of an organization that improves our planet, consider joining our team as Project Accountant II! If you enjoy having a large variety of work in a fast-paced environment, check us out. For almost 50 years, Bay West LLC (Bay West) has been a recognized leader delivering Environmental Solutions nation-wide and we re proud of our stellar safety programs and records. We re a unique mix of expertise and strong tenured employees in the following services: Environmental Consulting, Engineering, Emergency Response and Waste Management for a mixed portfolio of Federal, State, Municipal and Industrial/Commercial clients. The Project Accountant reports to the Finance Manager and is responsible for analyzing and supporting the success of our Environmental Remediation projects, investigating variances, approving expenses, and ensuring that project billings are issued to customers and payments are collected. The Project Accountant will work collaboratively to deliver timely and accurate financial reporting, analysis and assistance to project teams and management.Responsibilities

  • Create projects in the accounting system and maintain project related records, including modifications and change orders
  • Review and approve overhead charges and expenses related to projects
  • Responsible for investigating and documenting project variances
  • Participate in project kick-off meetings providing guidance and direction on proper setup parameters for new and modified projects
  • Report on project profitability and costs
  • Perform accounting activities for Joint Ventures including monthly invoicing, cash application, and payment runs
  • Prepare monthly revenue reporting for Finance and General Manager review and approval
  • Proposal support including cost estimate workbook creation and cost analysis and reporting to assist cost estimating team
  • Perform project billings and confer with accounts receivable regarding unpaid billings
  • Complete monthly unbilled reconciliation and review
  • Close out projects upon project completion by performing final gross margin review, billing, and revenue reconciliation, filing lien releases, and closing purchase orders
  • Perform cost accounting and analysis for projects in collaboration with Project Managers
  • Identify and execute process improvement opportunities and efficiencies, utilize system functionality and enhancements to streamline processes
  • Participate as needed on special projectsEducation and Training
    • Bachelor s degree in Accounting or FinanceQualifications and Experience Required
      • Two to four years accounting experience
        • Customer-oriented with a positive and self-starter attitude who also works well within a team
        • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities
          • Continuous improvement mindset with negotiation and problem-solving skills
          • Strong degree of accuracy and attention to detail
          • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
          • High proficiency with Microsoft Office, including ExcelQualifications and Experience Preferred
            • Deltek Costpoint experience preferredBay West Offer a Robust Benefits Package Including
              • Employer subsidized medical, health savings account and dental plan.
              • Employer paid vacation time, sick time, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage.
              • Additional benefit options including 401(k) plan, vision coverage, supplemental life insurance, critical illness and accident coverage, dependent care and healthcare flexible spending accounts.
              • Support and encouragement to obtain additional credentials and certifications.
              • Culture that empowers all employees to stop a job - we walk the safety talk!
              • Competitive wages and individual consideration as your expertise and responsibilities expand.
              • Business casual environment with great co-workers.In exchange for your high performance and team participation, Bay West offers long term growth potential, continued training, a competitive hourly rate to include overtime, a solid medical and dental plan, 401K, paid vacation, holiday and sick time, annual merit increases and a bonus potential. Bay West is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. Bay West is an EEO/AA Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer.

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Keywords: Bay West LLC, St. Paul , Project Accountant II (1156), Accounting, Auditing , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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