Project Accountant – York, PA

Division: Steel Fabrication and Erection
Location: York, PA

SUMMARY OF POSITION

Kinsley’s Steel Fabrication and Erection division is seeking a driven and experienced Project Accountant to join the team in York, PA. The Project Accountant is responsible for all accounting and administrative duties related to their assigned projects. Primary tasks include the project invoicing and payment process, budget to job cost comparison, daily review of job cost related items, subcontract/purchase order preparation and compliance tracking, and change order preparation. The Project Accountant supports a group of Project Management teams to ensure a profitable and successful project.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Work with project management team to quickly buyout a project at commencement, including preparation and distribution of subcontract and purchase order agreements with the required compliance attachments
  • Track compliance of all subcontractors and material suppliers
  • Support the monthly and annual closeout process
  • Job specification review for insurance and bonding requirements
  • Review material tickets daily that are received from the field to ensure accuracy of coding
  • Review AP unapproved invoices daily, code or forward to project management team for coding
  • Load weekly payment to subcontractors as payments are received from owners
  • Prepare owner and subcontractor change orders
  • Preparation of monthly project billings; effectively communicate with Project Managers and principals in charge, regarding contract documents and change orders related to billing
  • Work with project managers to keep accounts receivable current on all projects
  • Monthly analyzing of projects with Project Managers to prepare for financial closing
  • Prepare and distribute job cost analysis reports
  • Work with Superintendents, Project Engineers or Project Manager to report daily productions of self-performed activities
  • Process weekly certified payroll reports for prevailing wage projects; collect and manage payrolls from subcontractor on prevailing wage projects
  • Assist in maintenance of job folders
  • Create organized phase codes for field superintendent staff
  • Prepare variance reports as required by Project Executive(s)
  • Demonstrates computer software proficiency (Microsoft office, Viewpoint, etc.)
  • Demonstrates proficiency in accounting skills (formulas, calculations, etc.)
  • Scan and enter invoices from subcontractors into viewpoint
  • Correspond with general contractors, subcontractors and other vendors regarding invoicing and payment inquiries
  • Demonstrates effective communication and relationships with owners, subcontractors and vendors
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions
  • Directly assist project management teams with any duties required to complete projects on time and within budget
  • Provide accounting assistance to Project Managers and operations staff; respond to financial questions and concerns to meet business needs
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries
Requirements
  • Prior accounting experience required; construction or manufacturing project accounting strongly preferred
  • 2-4 year post-secondary degree preferred
  • Computer and software skills, including Microsoft Office required, Vista/Viewpoint preferred
  • Ability to work with all personnel within the organization and facilitate communication effectively
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player, must be flexible, and able to work in fast paced and changing environment

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WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. FEMALES, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.