Robert Half Finance & Accounting Project Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia

Robert Half Finance is looking for a Project Accountant for a full-time opportunity with a growing company. In this newly created role, the Project Accountant will report to the Managing Director of the Atlanta office and have oversight of all project accounting for the Southeast and Virginia. This Atlanta, Georgia area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. Specific responsibilities include: * Setting up new projects as per their contract terms in the system * Preparing monthly billing for time materials and fixed price contracts * Tracking performance of project costs against project budget * Interact regularly with project managers and principals on project related matters * Researching problems and questions on project related matters from project managers * Performing accounting reconciliations related to billed and unbilled accounts receivable * Recording journal entries related to billing (write ups and downs) * Ensuring proper project and account coding of vendor invoices * Following up with staff on the proper and timely completion of timesheets and expense reports as needed The ideal candidate will have strong project accounting skills and be able to work independently, be flexible and very detail oriented. Please send all interested resumes directly to kelli.muller@roberthalf.com for consideration. Only candidates meeting the client's requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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Req ID: 00900-0010085642

Functional Role: Accountant - Staff

Country: USA

State: GA

City: Atlanta

Postal Code: 30339

Compensation: $40,000.00 to $57,000.00 per year

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
  • At least 3+ years of Accounting experience
  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills