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Project Accountant in Houston, TX at NextGen

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description

Project Accountant

Start date asap - 1/2/20 - can be extended

Houston, TX 77072

7:00am - 5:30pm



  • The ideal candidate will assume the Lead role in the preparation of monthly invoicing, project setup and closeout
  • They will be involved in day to day liaising with Project Managers and Project Controls staff regarding the financial status of each contract
  • They will monitor the revenue and gross margin generated on projects to make sure that it is accurate and be able to explain any variances
  • They will be responsible for identifying projects at risk and able to communicate any potential margin impacts with project staff and management
  • They will prepare balance sheet reconciliation's and analysis for cash, unbilled (WIP), deferred revenue and retention accounts
  • They will be required to Interface with clients, ensure appropriate focus is given to AR, provide audit support when required and maintain SOX compliance


  • This position requires 5 - 10 year's experience in Project Accounting for large EPC Contracts ( Engineering, Procurement and Construction )
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A self-starter with a determination to get the job done
  • Strong customer focus
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to analyze, interpret and report findings on large volumes of data
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to read contracts and monitor projects for compliance
  • Multi-task oriented with ability to prioritize tasks
  • Highly organized with an ability to maintain proper records
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • Experience with Oracle R12 Preferred


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