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Project Accountant

Company: Aerotek
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:This company is seeking a highly-skilled and organized individual with demonstrated experience in the construction industry. This person will work very closely with our financial management team to assist in the function of our day-to-day operations within our accounting department. The Staff Cost Accountant's responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining financial records and reports, performing account reconciliations, assisting with budget and close processes, etc.To be successful as a Staff Accountant, you should be able to accurately maintain a general ledger and ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), have familiarity with various AIA forms, prevailing wage determination, OCIP, and certified payroll. An ideal candidate should also have excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills.Cost/Project Accountant Responsibilities:Meeting processing and reporting deadlinesWork to reconcile accounting inaccuracies or imbalancesPrepares reports for upper managementEnsuring compliance with GAAPJob costing - Track and update cost standards for equipment and labor, Prepare monthly cost and production reportsReview and analyze cost of construction and ensures costing is aligned with company standardsWork with project managers to review and analyze job performanceAssist with financial reporting processes such as billings vs cost reports and/or WIPAssist with the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, and cash flow.Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with company guidelines and requirementsAssist with general ledger, journal entries, invoices etc. and reconcile accounts for the monthly or annual closingSkills:project accounting, billing, construction, job costingTop Skills Details:project accounting, billing, construction, job costingAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Must Have's: 1+ year of accounting experience in the construction industry 1+ year of Project accounting experience 4+ years of general accounting in total (mix of transaction, staff-work, construction specific)1+ year of working alongside Project Manager, presenting on project budget's1+ year of month-end, GL responsibilities 1+ year project budgeting, reporting, and forecasting Associate's Degree Preferred: 3+ years of related industry experience 3+ year of working in a large ERPExperience Level:Intermediate LevelAbout Aston Carter: At Aston Carter, were dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address todays workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aerotek, St. Paul , Project Accountant, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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