Project Accountant - Power Finance

Black & Veatch Corporation Leawood , KS 66211

Posted 7 days ago

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 851

Job Title : Project Accountant - Power Finance

Location : KCP

Business Unit Sector : COR-POWER-FINANCE

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Job Family

Finance

Job Code
1290

Job Grade
003

Salary Plan

FIN: Finance

U.S. FLSA

Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Responsible for performing basic to intermediate level accounting duties of assigned projects, such as revenue recognition, transactional accounting, moderately complex invoicing. Typically responsible for basic analysis, forecasting, budgeting and reporting. Also responsible for working closely with management to provide financial insight on the performance of assigned projects. Provides resolution of basic issues. Ensures the project is in compliance with contractual obligations, as appropriate. Works under close supervision.

Key Responsibilities

Invoicing:

  • Generates, audits and distributes draft invoices and/or credit memos to Project Management for review based on understanding of contract

  • Obtains appropriate approval and distributes accordingly

  • Researches and resolves basic to moderately complex invoice matters

  • Generates tax calculations to ensure accurate billing

  • Monitors cash collections by actively communicating aging risk to project management to determine necessary collection actions

  • May communicate with clients regarding past due invoices

Financial Analysis:

  • Researches and responds to project related questions as requested

  • Provides basic analysis and recommendations

Financial Reporting:

  • Reviews revenue recognition on project income statement for accuracy and identifies deviations from budget compared to forecast

  • Updates business systems with project budget and current project forecasted costs

  • May prepare and analyze project budgetandforecast

Projects:

  • Structures and opens projects in accounting systems

  • May administer project cash disbursements for assigned projects

  • Communicates project financial information to management for assigned projects

  • Identifies and communicates material variances

  • Complexity and volume is limited to transaction level details and basic projects of standard and non-standard contract terms

Compliance:

  • May assist with audit requests by providing supporting documentation

  • May interact directly with auditors as necessary

SupervisoryandResource Management:

  • Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvement

Primary Internal Clients:

  • Primary internal clients are project managers, project controls, finance managers and/or finance supervisors

Management Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience. Typically 2+ years related experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • MicrosoftWord, Access, PowerPoint,Basic

  • Microsoft Excel, Intermediate

  • Knowledge of BlackandVeatch Systems, Basic

  • Knowledge of percent complete accounting, Basic

  • Technical accounting knowledge, Basic

  • Knowledge of Financial Statement analysis, Basic

Preferred Non-Technical Skills:

  • Organizing

  • Planning

  • Written Communications

  • Informing

  • Peer Relationships

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Problem Solving

Certifications

Competencies

Action oriented

Customer focus

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment.

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Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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