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Assistant Project Accountant - Corporate Accounting & Finance (Kansas City)

Kansas City, Missouri
Job Type
15 Sep 2022

The Assistant Project Accountant position will assist with all aspects of project accounting for assigned contracts, which includes project set-up and maintenance, understanding contractual billing requirements, invoicing, and collections. This position will serve as a resource for questions and problem solving issues from the Project Accounting team.
  • Assist with checking vendor and subcontractor invoices for compliance with purchase order and subcontract agreement.
  • Assist with verification of receipt of materials and equipment or other deliverables with project field staff and/or project management.
  • Coordinate approval of vendor/subcontract invoices.
  • Assit with initiation and revision of purchase orders.
  • Assit with preparing and verifying client invoices.
  • Assist with identifying and implement process improvemetns.
  • Assist with compiling Ad hoc reports.
  • Assist with compiling monthly project billing reports.
  • Cooridnate with collecting, inputting and organizing file data from various sources to fulfill the contractual needs of the project.
  • Assist with verifying subcontractor pay estimates and maintain a tracking spreadsheet.
  • Assist with coding and processing invoices for accounts payable and maintain Microsoft Excel spreadsheet to track reoccurring invoices.
  • Assist with integrity of contract database.
  • Assist with project close-out tasks.
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university.
  • Proven ability to analyze and interpret contracts.
  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Previous Oracle experience preferred.
  • Self-starter, proficient in time management to handle deadline pressure and multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking, Talking, Hearing, Grasping, Fine Manipulation, Lifting up to 20 lbs, typing, pinching, picking with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm, substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers for sustained periods of time, ability to see and read PC screens, detect color coding, read fine print and normal size print.
  • Requires ability to adapt, analyze, assess, calculate, make decisions, dependable, exercise good judgment, organize, prioritize, reading comprehensively, negotiate, memorize, social skills, stress control and solve problems, natural leadership ability, able to complete tasks and meet deadlines, able to quickly learn and pick up on complex ideas, willing to multi-task, jump in and help any campaign. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements.

Job Accounting/Finance

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 222280

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  • Job Reference: 712439827-2
  • Date Posted: 15 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Burns & McDonnell
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent