Project Accountant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512701-704043
    • Job Location: Sunrise, FL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 01, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Project Accountant is responsible for compiling, analyzing, monitoring and accurately presenting financial data for the projects they have been assigned. Responsibilities include maintaining good relations and communications with the field and corporate personnel and other involved parties. Position requires working with tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, and year-end audit preparation for multiple companies.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform accounting functions for assigned business or project including assisting in preparation and analysis of monthly financial and management reports.
  • Perform monthly P & L and balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis for review.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and customer deposit reconciliations.
  • Prepare work papers monthly and for audit purposes.
  • Provide year-end support of auditor requirements, which may include research and reconcilement.
  • Communicate and coordinate with field offices.
  • Perform additional assignments, as directed by supervisor.
  • Duties may entail special projects, some recurring and others a one-time event.
  • Other related duties as assigned by management.

Experience and Skills:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with major in accounting required. CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working as a Project Accountant
  • Public accounting experience preferred
    • Homebuilding and/or Property Management industry experience a plus

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Intermediate to advanced computer literacy, including experience in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Word processing.
  • JD Edwards accounting software (preferred but not required)
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.
  • Ability to work flexible hours during peak times including evenings and weekends.

Hours Required:

Average 40 to 45 hour work week. During year-end season longer hours are requires and weekends may be required

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, and may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.