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Senior Project Accountant in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 12/20/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description



Energy-related company is seeking a Senior Project Accountant to work with high profile projects for the company.  High visibility position!  Base salary to $70,000 plus 10% target bonus.


  • Responsible for tracking progress on approximately 20-25 active projects with revenues greater than $10M per contract
  • Review contracts for multiple element revenue recognition and billing milestones
  • Review new project cost estimates for reasonableness
  • Analyze cost incurred, as reported by intercompany partners, on a monthly basis
  • Coordinate with general accounting/accounts payable to ensure proper processing of project related costs
  • Reconcile projects costs to budgets and discuss differences with project management on a monthly basis
  • Prepare revenue cut-off testing as part of SOX compliance
  • Coordinate with project management to gather required documentation for revenue recognition
  • Prepare standard journal entries associated with the monthly closing of the general ledger
  • Reconcile project related work-in-process and BIX/CIX accounts monthly
  • Analyze balance sheet position of individual projects on a quarterly basis to ensure milestone billing is accurate
  • Drive Project Reconciliation Meetings with Project Management
  • Assist Project Accountants with reconciliations, questions and other functional processes.
  • Assist with special assignments as needed (requests, process improvements, variance analysis, etc).


  • 3+ of professional accounting experience
  • Understanding of SOX Compliance
  • Prior manufacturing experience preferred
  • Revenue accounting and/or auditing experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • People skills are essential for this position as this person will be dealing with individuals across every level of the organization