Project Accountant Contractor - USA

27 days ago

EDI Staffing


This role requires advanced excel skill, formula knowledge, and an understanding of cross sheet linkage. A preferred skill is for the candidate to have an accounting degree and a CPA.

  • Knowledge and full cycle experience with Accounts receivable operations and systems
  • Knowledge and full cycle experience with Accounts payable operations and systems
  • Knowledge and full cycle experience with General Ledger operations and systems
  • Knowledge and full cycle experience with Capital Asset operations and systems
  • Proficient in data analysis, well versed with SOX andGAAP.
  • Experience with executing monthly reconciliations between accounts, ledgers, and other financial recording systems
  • Strong excel skills including pivot tables, data connections,vlookup, complex formulas and connecting spreadsheets
  • Proficient in Power BI reporting, Task planner, navigating and updating Share Point sites.
  • Proficient in data analysis, investigating variances, and exception handling, well versed in capital vs expense activities
  • Able to create management financial summary for communication to leadership and support regular reporting requirements
  • Good organizational skills. Be able to support multiple projects and work with project managers on a regular scheduled basis
  • Good planning skills and able to coordinate work efforts to meet financial deadlines
  • Operational management skills to support the project PO, invoice and tracking processes
  • Create and communicate historical analysis and trends of key data elements of a project
  • Experience with internal and external auditors


  • AttendMiscProject/Financial meetings with PMs and other team meetings as needed
  • Projectand Budget setup in financial templates and PMO governance tools
  • Prepare financials for project stage gate governance processes (i.e. PEG,TCOsand Setup assistance)
  • Assist and recommend to project managers any identified budget adjustments, recommendations, and/or realignments based on actualized historical information
  • Understand project variance drivers and recognize when it is appropriate to escalate to supervisors
  • Reviewing all incoming capital investment requests for completeness and inputting intoCoupato ensure set-up with proper routing for approval.
  • Communicate with project managers as requests are made with target SLA
  • Maintaining a detailed financial appropriation (Proliance/PIN) activity and status report, which includes:
    • Recording the daily financial activity for each project
    • Updating and publishing monthly actual FTE reports
    • Emailing PMs regardingactualsand requesting the completion ofETCs
    • Scheduling period actual reviews with each PM.
    • Identifying and communicating any major discrepancies between planned spend, approved project funding, andactuals
    • Maintaining the FTE budget and reconcile planned vs actualized labor for each project assigned
    • Inputting, maintaining, and trackingCouparequisitions, POs and invoices by vendor
    • Collaborate with project coordinators or other project team members
    • Completing any other ad hoc support as requested