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Project Accountant

Employer
Raba Kistner Inc
Location
Houston, Texas, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Raba Kistner, Inc. is a premier Engineering Consulting and Program Management firm. Our purpose is to build a better and more sustainable world for our employees, their families, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our Core Values are:

Community "We care for our communities"
Integrity "We act with integrity"
Passion "We infuse passion into everything we do"
Quality "We believe quality comes from a culture of innovation and continuous improvement"
Growth "We dedicate ourselves to personal and business growth"

Raba Kistner is seeking a detailed-oriented, dependableProject Accountto join our team in the Houstonarea. The Project Accountant provides essential accounting functions for the numerous client projects, working closely with other departments, clients and vendors. The role is key to ensuring accurate and timely reporting on project revenues and costs, while supporting business and client requirements. Other responsibilitiesinclude:

Coordinate with project and business managers on client proposal, projects and related billings providing accounting support.
Responsible for project set-up, expense and revenue capture, budget reviews, and timely invoicing on each project using the project accounting system BST within established billing and accounting deadlines.
Participates in monthly financial review with project team, including preparation and review of reports.
Responsible for project maintenance, including rates changes and change orders,
Responsible for project closure, ensuring all requirements are completed, which may include WIP write offs, write ups along with any billing or collection issues.
Generates ad hoc project accounting reports, as requested.
Support corporate project accounting team with accounting initiatives and coverage when team members are on PTO.
Fosters positive relationships with clients, vendors and employees.
Reviews client contracts to ensure proper accounting and compliance on client invoicing.
Supports accounting period end activities for financial close and audit requests, as other duties as needed.
Assist in collections of client invoices, and if needed cash application of client payments.
Assist in processing and reviewing vendor invoices, recording accruals as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's degree inaccounting, a business-relatedfield or commensurate experience.At least 2 years of work-relatedexperience, preferable in the professional services industry.Good oral and written communication skills and ability to work in teams at different levels within organization. Intermediate in Microsoft Excel and Word, Google Drive, and 10-key skills.Ability to learn and become a proficient user of the accounting system and other software. Previous experience with BST or accounting systems preferred.Must be a self-motivated with good attendance record, able to work independently, and able to work flexible hours. Ability to learn the accounting system and other software, while becoming a skilled user. Previous experience with accounting systems preferred.Good organizational skills to utilize firm's resources efficiently and effectively.Ability to manage multiple projects at once and meet strict deadlines.Ability to produce reports in an accurate manner.Must be responsible, dependable, and accurate.Ability to prioritize and efficiently handle multiple tasks.Must be self-motivated and have ability to work independently.Works well with all levels of people and is a team player.Ability to read and understand instructions, reports, etc.

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

Occasional use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software.). Regularly sit, frequently use hands and fingers and regularly talk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, far vision, color vision, peripheral vision, focus vision, and depth vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

EOE/ Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Drug Free Workplace

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