Project Accountant

Experience : 2 to 3 Years
Education : B.Com
Location : Gurgaon
Job Role : Accountant
Posted on 01 Oct 20
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Job DescriptionLast Date 29 Nov 20

Position Summary

Reporting to the Project Accounting Manager, the Project Accountant will provide accounting and financial analytical support within a top tier, global life sciences consulting firm This position is actively involved in all stages of the consulting engagements, including project set up, client funding, and ongoing reporting through invoicing and project completion reviews The Project Accountant will be a central point of contact for Project Managers on all aspects of project invoicing and analysis The successful candidate must be a motivated self-starter who is hard working, career driven and wants to be a visible contributor in our rapidly growing business

Position Responsibilities
  • Issue accurate and timely client invoices in compliance with project contracts
  • Interface with clients on issues in a professional and timely manner, including PO’s and invoice collections
  • Maintain project budgets and invoice schedules within OpenAir and NetSuite; vigilant review of project budgets against actual results, including proactive communication with Project Management team
  • Assist Project Accounting team in overseeing time & expense entry compliance, revenue recognition, revenue variance analysis, external audit, financial and management reporting
  • Issue purchase orders to third party service providers and review their invoices for compliance to agreements
  • Monitor status of AR Aging, DSO, and following up with clients to collect past due invoices
  • Initiate timely communication with Project Managers on contract documents, modifications, expenses and client invoicing; respond to Project Manager inquires and requests
  • Assist in developing standard project tracking reports and provide ad-hoc analytic support
  • Work closely with the Accounting team to ensure project expense is being recorded accurately within the proper fiscal period
  • Research and recommend process improvements
  • Build quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements while working in a fast-paced deadline-oriented environment
Position Requirements

Education: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other quantitative business-related fields

Work Experience: 2-3 years of experience in project accounting, financial analysis, and other related fields

Other Skills
  • Working experience with US GAAP and financial concepts, as well as data gathering, analysis and reporting
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal relationship skills to be able to cross-functionally communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to logically structure meaningful and actionable analysis for use by Non-Finance/Accounting staff
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a complex, fast paced environment, with effective time-management skills
  • Advanced Excel knowledge and proficiency with PowerPoint and Word
  • Prior experience with NetSuite, Salesforce, and/or OpenAir a plus
  • Experience maintaining, manipulating and reconciling large datasets is a plus
  • Project Accountant
  • Experience : 2 to 3
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • Interview Type : Face to Face Interview

Job Type : Full Time
Interview Type : Face to Face Interview
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