Project Accountant - LS

SSI Schaefer Systems International North America Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 3 months ago


The ASD Project Accountant provides accounting, analysis, and reporting for Automation projects. This position prepares monthly reports and assists the project managers and the ASD Controller in managing all financial aspects of Automation projects.


  • Compiles and distributes monthly project reports to PMs

  • Reconciles the GL deferred cost and deferred revenue monthly to the WIP

  • Uploads transactions to the Back Charge Tool (BCT), maintains BCT trackers, tracks BCT budgets, and monitors feedback within BCT

  • Adjusts transactions based on feedback received from PMs or from the BCT

  • Assist Accounting Manager

  • LS with monthly reporting for Global Project Reporting (GPR) tool
  • Invoices customers, keeps accurate invoicing progress schedule, and works directly with PMs regarding the invoicing milestones

  • Maintains budget vs actual comparison for each project

  • Creates, confirms, and tracks project purchase orders

  • Processes invoices from third party vendors and related parties

  • Maintain schedule of related party payables including responsible entity, and payment requisites

  • Assist Controllers and Accounting Managers accounting with month-end closing procedures

  • Provides routine and Ad Hoc Financial Reporting for PMs and upper management

  • Sets up new projects using existing project structure and ensures use of standardized cost codes

  • Responds to Accounting Manager

  • LS requests and inquiries
  • Recommends improvement modifications to existing processes and programs

  • Assists with project budget & forecast calculations

  • Maintains systems and controls to verify the integrity of all processed project data

  • Prepares for and participates in annual external and internal audit process

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position currently has no supervisor responsibilities.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Special Projects

  • Assistance to Finance/Accounting


  • Pursuing BA in Accounting

  • 2-3 Years of accounting experience, project business preferred

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including pivot tables and vlookup

  • Strong planning and budgeting abilities

  • Detail oriented and able to follow procedures

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX experience is a plus

  • Experience with currency exchange rates and foreign countries a plus

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines

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Project Accountant - LS

SSI Schaefer Systems International North America