Senior Project Accountant

Perkins Will San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 weeks ago

Perkins and Will is a leading interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm founded on the belief that design has the power to transform lives and enhance society. We are honored to be ranked consistently among the world's top design firms.

How do we do it? At the heart of our great work are our amazing employees! Will you be one of them?

Join the San Francisco office's creative, inspiring, practice as a partner to office leadership and a champion of financial management best practices.

You will work closely with office leadership and Project Managers to inform and advise them on the finances of the office and projects. You must love creative problem solving and translating numbers into information that your colleagues can understand.


  • Team with Project Managers and office leadership to track project financial performance including reviewing project work plans, budgets, and staffing plans for fee alignment; provide project financial training as needed

  • Accounting functions including time and expense reporting, client invoicing, collections, accounts receivable, accounts payable, journal entries, etc.

  • Financial management, cash management, budgeting, forecasting, and sales reporting

  • Reporting and analysis of financial and operational metrics, ad-hoc financial analysis to support executive decision making, budget and variance analysis as requested by the Director of Finance

  • Monthly close of accounting records in conjunction with the Director of Finance

  • Work with the Director of Finance to support the reporting requirements of the firm wide corporate accounting group

  • Maintain good relationships and open communication with regional finance partners, and with other offices on projects that are coordinated across the firm

  • Proactively develop new ideas and solutions to improve financial management of office.


  • Finance/accounting or related degree with 3 to 10 years of accounting experience in a professional services environment, preferably in the architecture or related design field

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to engage different personalities

  • Strong organization, attention to detail, and time management skills

  • Initiative and ability to work well independently and with others

  • Experience with Deltek Vision or other resource planning tools is preferred

Perkins and Will offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Additionally, our connection to the corporate accounting group and resources offers many opportunities to learn, connect, and grow.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.

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Senior Project Accountant

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