Mar 13, 2020

Project Accountant I

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • New York, NY, USA
Construction

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Project Accounting Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.   At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!   WSP is currently initiating a search for a Project Accountant I for our New York City, New York office.   Works independently under general supervision. Provides non-technical support to project team.  Ensures contract, BMS and quality procedures of the operating company are met. Assure that all data in Oracle is up to date on assigned projects, including funding, budgets and project maintenance.    Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Read and understand contracts, especially with regards to method of compensation and subconsultant terms.
  • Enters and modifies data in Oracle as directed by Senior PA. Completes initial project set-up in Oracle, for review by senior Project Accountant.
  • Reviews and processes sub-consultant invoices and enters sub-consultant purchase orders, as directed by Senior PA.
  • Directs billers on invoice requirements, including preparation, format and distribution, and follows up on any delinquent accounts receivable and/or unbilled costs through resolution
  • Reviews and approves invoices prepared by billers, coordinates approval and submittal to Client
  • Coordinates sub payments
  • Attends project related meetings as directed
  • Generates project financial reports from Oracle.
  • Assists with project closeout duties
  • Reviews project charges, coordinates and completes cost transfers as needed
  • Ensures appropriate document control procedures are followed
  • Other duties as assigned
  Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team. Requirements Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience in a related field)
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to work with all levels of teams, strong attention to detail, and solid understanding of accounting principles. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; experience with accounting software is preferred.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures 
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies 

About WSP USA   WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa   WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.   At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started?    As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status     The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

States

NY  

Job Requirements

WSP

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