Project Accountant

McKissack & McKissack is a national architectural, engineering, and construction services firm that has earned a strong reputation for consistently delivering results on high profile government and commercial projects. Our organization is guided by a passion for excellence and we are committed to innovation, collaboration, and delivering superior results that meets and exceeds the needs of our clients. We offer a well-balanced corporate culture that embraces diversity, nurtures professional growth, and rewards hard work. McKissack & McKissack seeks individuals to join our growing organization who have excellent academic and/or work experience, integrity, and client-focused attitudes

Your Role:

McKissack & McKissack’s Washington, DC office has an immediate opening fora Project Accountant to join our expanding team. As a Project Accountant, you will be responsible for accounts receivables, billing, account reconciliations, and analysis.  

Your Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit invoices for government and commercial customers in compliance with contractual and FAR regulations for all contract types
  • Analyze revenue reports during invoicing process
  • Assist in other AR areas such as cash applications and final close outs
  • Communicate with Project Managers, vendors and external parties to manage requests/requirements  
  • Perform/review bank account reconciliations  
  • Assist with project balance sheet reconciliations and other monthly internal management reports  
  • Conduct general accounting, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, job costs and general ledger posting  
  • Process accounts payable from invoice to payment, beginning with coding invoices to the appropriate cost code and GL account number and distribute to Project Managers for approval  
  • Reconcile vendor statements and payments  
  • Maintain lien waivers and verify subcontractor insurance  
  • Conduct job cost tracking, analysis and reporting  
  • Enter project setup sheets and maintain filing system for projects  
  • Interface with Project Managers and senior management on all aspects of construction accounting

Your Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in a closely related field or combination of education and relevant experience
  • 2-3 years of accounting experience in A/E Industry (preferred)
  • Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software (Deltek Accounting Software; Deltek Vision preferred)
  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Experience with multi-tasking a high-volume work load
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills

What We Offer:

McKissack & McKissack offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Commuter SmartBenefits
  • On the Job Training and Professional Development
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McKissack& McKissack is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of adverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law. 

McKissack& McKissack is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


March 29, 2019

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