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Cost Accountant in Jacinto City, TX at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Job Description

We are working with a growing manufacturing & construction company who is adding a Project Accountant to the team. This is a newly created position that will focus on doing full -cycle project accounting (owning every aspect of accounting for the project from start to finish). They are a privately held company with strong leadership who values their employees. When there was a market downturn several years ago, the company only did half of its projected revenue, and didn't lay off a single person. Great time to join the company - they are growing and getting in new, exciting projects (already on track to outperform projected revenue for 2019 due to $30M new international projects. Great culture - friendly, down to earth people and very low employee turnover.

Qualified candidates will have project cost accounting experience gained from working on projects ranging from $2M - $10M, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, as they will be interacting remotely with people located all across the States and in other countries and be comfortable working in a "blue collar" environment. For immediate and confidential consideration, please send your resume to and we can schedule a time to discuss the role and the company in more detail.

  • Create project accounts in the accounting system
  • Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders
  • Authorize access to project accounts
  • Authorize the transfer of expenses into and out of project-related accounts
  • Review and approve supplier invoices related to a project
  • Review and approve time sheets for work related to a project
  • Review and approve overhead charges to be applied to a project
  • Review account totals related to project assets and expenses
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management
  • Confer with receivables staff regarding unpaid contract billings
  • Report on project profitability to management
  • Report to management on any opportunities for additional billings
  • Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects
  • Create or approve all project-related billings to customers
  • Investigate all project expenses not billed to customers
  • Respond to requests for more detail from customers
  • Approve the write-off of any project-related billings that cannot be billed to or collected from customers
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion
  • Create and submit government reports and tax returns related to projects
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required