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  • San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • Tim Curtin
  • Phone: 949-429-3330
  • Phone:: 949-682-2246

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Project Accountant

PrideStaff • San Juan Capistrano, CA

Posted 6 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - 3 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
$65,000 - $75,000/Year

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Job Description

A great opportunity for someone looking to expand their professional development in a challenging yet rewarding environment.

A consulting firm based in Orange County is looking for a sharp, reliable, and pro-active recent or experienced college grad to join our team as a Project Accountant. The organization’s growth has created an immediate need for an intelligent and practical Project Accountant who can support the accounting function of our firm.  They’re a friendly, team-oriented work environment that thrives on teamwork and collaboration.  

This is a full-time exempt position, Monday to Friday 8AM to 5PM, reporting to their corporate office in San Juan Capistrano. The company offers a highly competitive salary along with a full benefits package (Medical/Dental/Vision/401K/PTO) all wrapped up within a great work/life balance. 

Main Responsibilities

The qualified candidate would be expected to support the accounting function of the organization, including:

  • Act as an active team member supporting the accounting department in the various project accounting functions listed below utilizing QuickBooks;
  • Monthly invoicing processing based on PM and CSS markups and changes;
  • New customer setup in accounting system;
  • Accounts payable;
  • Accounts receivables;
  • Journal entries;
  • Bank reconciliation;
  • Reporting time;
  • Project budgeting reporting;
  • Reimbursements and Month end close;
  • Provide accounting/finance metrics to executive management on a weekly basis;
  • Interpret and review client contract agreements for execution, special invoicing requirements, and ensuring all preferences are met for the invoicing period;
  • Requesting, reviewing, and attaching “Activity Reports” & “Work Descriptions” to invoices monthly by working with technical staff;
  • Tracking project budgets continually, reporting to CSSs and PMs on budget issues;
  • Project setup, coordination, and close out by working with engineers;
  • Engineering Staff Support for invoicing and billing issues;
  • Overall accounting support as needed to Executive Management;
  • General day to day front office support duties (i.e. answer phones, process mail, FedEx/UPS, assist with planning company events etc.);

Assist other departments as needed;

  • Office Admin;
  • Marketing;
  • Human Resources.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Minimum of 3-7 years of work experience in an accounting/bookkeeping function in a professional office environment;

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, or relevant major from an Accredited University with a minimum GPA of 3.3, GPA will be verified;

Strong QuickBooks skills (required);

General knowledge of contracting practices;

Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work independently;

Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills;

Strong Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills (required);

Microsoft 365 Office and SharePoint including Outlook (will train);

Microsoft Project Web Application – PWA (will train);

Ability to think critically and solve problems independently.

Job ID: BHJOB858_360162
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