Sr Project Accountant - Contract in Edison, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

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    Edison, NJ
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Project Accountant

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The Accountant will ensure local finance and accounting tasks, including month-end closing for multiple companies and other financial reporting tasks are executed in an accurate and timely fashion for our Northeast region.


A key member of the team, the Accountant will be responsible for:

* Ensuring accurate and timely financial information is provided to Corporate and local Management,

* Ensure transaction processing systems are properly maintained, proper authorization controls are followed, and accurate data is entered into the Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP system.


* Undergraduate degree in Accounting.

* Minimum of 3-5 years accounting work experience with monthly closings, working in the commercial construction industry strongly preferred.

* Daily tasks to include: bank reconciliations, daily cash entries, accruals, numerous Balance Sheet account reconciliations, prepaids, fixed assets, detailed payroll analysis for 4 divisions and intercompany tie outs among all entities. Provide support including but not limited to payroll, Revenue and Gross Margin analysis, and intercompany transactions.

* Must be able to work independently, support many divisions and wear many hats when the need arises.

* Experienced in working with ERP systems. Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP - highly desirable. Implementation and conversion experience preferred. Advanced excel skills required.

* Ability to critically analyze results and reconciliations to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.

* Knowledge of construction industry, percentage of completion accounting and job costing preferred but not required.

Key Accountabilities:

* Provide monthly financials in accordance with reporting standards.

* Responsible for ad hoc reporting including in-depth analysis of sales, cost of sales, and operating expenses.

* Maintain sound accounting and financial practices and procedures and strive to present accurate, factual reports across.

* Handle other duties and projects as needed including primary responsibility for audit and tax coordination and PBCs.

* Adjust and adapt as circumstances change. Add value in a rapidly growing company.