Project Accountant

Wood - Blue Bell, PA (30+ days ago)4.0


Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently seeking a Project Accountant to join our team in Blue Bell, PA. The qualified candidate will perform the Project Accounting function, ensure accurate and timely accounting processes, and proactively support Operations in serving our end client.

Key Responsibilities

PERFORM DAY TO DAY PROJECT ACCOUNTING FUNCTION
Process invoicing in accordance with client requirements within the currently established procedures. Verify that all charges billed to the client can be supported with original input documents.
Utilize executed contracts and contract modifications to approve and maintain Project Set Up in our accounting system.
Manage revenue by completing budget changes and variance adjustments as needed and as per month end schedule.
Provide support in the preparation of bi-weekly financial reports, including review of project key indicators, A/R and WIP accounts. Provide information and assistance in the preparation of month end financial analysis.
SUPPORT CLIENT NEEDS
Provide assistance, financial information, and training to Operations staff as required, to include training on the company intranet, the understanding and communication of policies and procedures, and assistance with financial information.
Work with Operations to enhance the flow of information to the Project Accounting team.
Maintain communications with Project Managers and key Operations personnel regarding Project Accounting functions and changes that may impact their financial results.
IMPROVE PROJECT ACCOUNTING PROCESSES
Provide input and support to the development and implementation of new initiatives to improve Project Accounting processes.
ENHANCE CROSS FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Actively participate as a member of the North American Project Accounting Team.
Actively manage horizontal relationships between the various Operations, Accounting and Project Accounting groups.
ENSURE THAT RECORD RETENTION REQUIREMENTS ARE FOLLOWED
Skills / Qualifications
Required

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration; Non-degreed candidates with relevant experience will be considered
High level of attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple tasks with deadlines
Strong communications skills, both verbal and written
Proficient in MS Excel
Preferred

Knowledge of BST Enterprise Accounting System
Previous experience with accounting for Engineering Consulting services
Previous experience with invoicing US Federal contracts
Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.