Contract Billing and Accounting Assistant

GHD - Houston, TX3.8

Full-time
Contract Billing and Accounting Assistant - HOU00257

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region. Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 8500 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.

Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

As a global firm, GHD continues to expand our market presence across North America.

As part of this effort, we are looking for a Contract Billing and Accounting Assistant in based in our Houston office.

The Contract Billing and Accounting Assistant primary functions is to analyze and maintain the cost, productivity, progress and risks of multiple projects and their financial performance. This role will act as a business partner to Project Managers, Principals and others to promote the accuracy and integrity of project financial data in the Management Information System, and maintaining timely recognition of revenue.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide financial support to project team including financial reporting, new project and phase set-up, assisting with project close-out
Ensure timely billing submission to clients, lump sum and/or T&M, including all applicable contract documents including but not limited to sales tax
Assist with collections of invoices
Assisting with submittals and collections of invoices to clients
Data entry and document compilation/upload into an internal database and subsequent filing in a client web-based file storage area
Follow-up with project staff to ensure information is returned in a timely manner
Maintaining high awareness of all deadlines and schedules, to ensure early or on time completion with little direction.
Maintaining all electronic and paper filing systems as per our Quality System Standards
Work cohesively as a team within the office; providing proof-reading, quality control and assisting team members as needed
Follow-up with Project staff to ensure information is returned in a timely manner
Providing support to Project Managers, Analysts and Principals
Qualifications and Requirements
Minimum of 3+ years accounting and administrative experience
Experience working within an engineering, construction or consulting firm
Self-Motivated
Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company
Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize, plan and manage multiple tasks
Detailed oriented
Ability to work independently, as well as with others
Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite
This is a lifetime opportunity for individuals who are driven, passionate, looking to be challenged in their leadership and career development. To learn more about why GHD is the perfect place to bring your career, apply today and check out our website at www.ghd.com

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

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Primary Location: USA-TX-Houston