Top Senior Project Accountant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Senior Project Accountant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Project Accountant resumes they appeared on. For example, 21.6% of Senior Project Accountant resumes contained Financial Statements as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Senior Project Accountant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Senior Project Accountant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Reduced the number of errors identified by external auditors in the statutory financial statements by implementing the account reconciliation improvement strategies.
  • Prepared monthly consolidated financial statements according to GAAP and auditing schedules for five corporations related to the solar industry.
  • Provided documentation to internal and external auditors and answered all questions related to the financial statements.
  • Elaborated and consolidated monthly financial statements for natural gas projects (Cuiba-Brazil, Calida-Peru).
  • Reviewed financial statements and supporting schedules for accuracy before sending reporting packages to property owners.
  • Reconciled and agreed supporting documentation to financial statements and statement amounts to documentation.
  • Prepared and analyzed financial statements that were reported to Corporate Headquarters.
  • Prepared quarterly financial statements and tax packages for assigned properties.
  • Analyzed & reconciled financial statements and general ledger accounts.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements and reviewed them with management.
  • Consolidated financial statements; and performed monthly account reconciliations.
  • Prepared financial statements for submission to partners.
  • Prepared all Financial Statements for management review.
  • Prepared Financial Statements quarterly for Joint Venture partners
  • Audited and reported whether client financial statements were in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.
  • Migrate data between Oracle, SQL Server and Sema4 to produce Financial Statements, Profit & Loss and other financial reports.
  • Review monthly financial statements to find and explain anomalies, check for patterns, and report findings to Project Directors.
  • Analyzed monthly financial statements, budget, forecast and cash flow for eighteen properties for managements, investors and owners.
  • Dissect financial statements correlating financial statement results to key metrics including divisional revenue, profit, cost, and expense.
  • Provide complex activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts, developing financial statements and reports using JD Edwards Accounting Software.

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2. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Maintain projects, generate program financial reports and monthly P&L analysis to ensure the accuracy of general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciled job cost to payroll, accounts payable, and general ledger accounts.
  • Prepared vouchers for invoice payments; reconciled suspense and general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciled large general ledger accounts and multiple bank accounts.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and monthly bank statements.
  • Reconcile and post general ledger accounts.

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3. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Perform project setup in accounting system and make necessary corrections under the direction of project management office leader or business manager.
  • Complete timely and accurate project closeout activities in conjunction with Project Management and in accordance with owner and contractual requirements.
  • Implement continuous improvement strategy to mentor and coach project team members to ensure project management skills and capabilities are being developed
  • Communicated with project management to ensure effective handling of change orders and contract modifications.
  • Recommended and implemented improvements to project management and project accounting processes.
  • Analyze projects costs and profitability for effective and accurate project management.
  • Provided reports satisfying Project Management and external customer reporting requirements.
  • Provided project management leadership to cross-functional product development teams.
  • Maintain procedural documentation associated with project management processes.
  • Managed financial aspects of project management.
  • Worked closely with management and project management to provide financial insight and reporting on the performance of assigned projects.
  • Generated Weekly Financial Reporting, such as Aged A/R, Backlog, SUR and Project Status for project management.
  • Assist Project Controls and Project Management with production of Estimates at Completion for multiple projects.
  • Assist in preparing special reports and studies as requested by the client and/or project management.
  • Use SharePoint for internal invoice review between billing and the Project management office.
  • Researched, reviewed and resolved accounting issues within the project management team.
  • Analyzed accounts for compliance with OMB Circulars as part of project management.
  • Created formats and financial reports to assist project management team.
  • Reviewed client contracts for production schedules and project management areas.
  • Chaired monthly project status meetings with project management team.

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4. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Generated Labor Distribution Worksheets based upon monthly direct labor and overhead absorption journal entries.
  • Prepared complex journal entries, account reconciliations and applicable supporting schedules.
  • Created cash and project-related journal entries while performing bank reconciliations.
  • Audited monthly overhead allocations, and prepared corresponding journal entries.
  • Reconciled General Ledger accounts and performed monthly journal entries.
  • Participated in the month end closing processes including closing the Oracle PA module, booking journal entries, and reconciling accounts.
  • Worked closely with business units to set up recurring journal entries eliminating the need to create excessive monthly manual journal entries.
  • Prepare journal entries, working papers and departmental analysis for interim and year-end audits according to HUD Handbooks and regulatory agreements.
  • Assist with all aspects of month end close including posting journal entries, accruals, adjustments, and completing reconciliations.
  • Maintain general ledger by recording transfers to subsidiary accounts; preparing supporting accrual schedules; and post reconciling journal entries.
  • Reviewed invoices for proper coding, prepared and performed cost allocation journal entries to the projects as needed.
  • Review and approve recoveries, lease admin, collections, and legal team monthly requests and journal entries.
  • Prepared invoices, budget analysis, annual forecast, accounting and journal entries for NPP 2010 nuclear program.
  • Reviewed international costs, processed journal entries to transfer these costs to appropriate project, category and account.
  • Review and posting of corporate Accounts Payable, Billings, Cash Receipts, Journal Entries by general accounting staff
  • Prepared monthly journal entries including accruals, bank reconciliation entries and other adjusting entries as deemed necessary.
  • Performed maintenance of chart of accounts, processed month end journal entries, account receivable and payable.
  • Prepare A/R monthly Aging reports and prepare reclassification report for customer credit balances with associated Journal Entries.
  • Prepare and enter cost accounting journal entries and assist in monthly closing process of the general ledger.
  • Created a reconciliation process and reports to kick-off nightly runs to post journal entries.

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5. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Gather and explain supporting documentation requested by Health Ministry accountants and internal and external auditors.
  • Provide quarterly support to external auditors to execute audits on all contractors and sub-contractors.
  • Represented project with internal and external auditors and corporate leadership.
  • Collaborated with both internal and external auditors.
  • Work directly with external auditors to perform analysis and respond to questions/issues in an effective and timely manner.
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion and compile information for internal and external auditors, as required.
  • Work as the liaison with internal and external auditors during periodic audits.
  • Represented seven project accountants as the key contact with external auditors.
  • Assisted internal and external auditors with financial reviews and A-133 audits.

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6. Set-Up

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Here's how Set-Up is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Requested by management to oversee Syndicated Studies involving all invoicing, project set-up, monthly forecasting, and monthly closings.
  • Completed project set-up, billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable and overall project analysis.
  • Trained staff members with billing, queries to gather data, project set-up and formatting in Costpoint.
  • Key Achievements: Responsible for accurate and complete project set-up in Costpoint, the book of record.
  • Ensured projects were set-up, maintained and closed properly.
  • Monitor project budgets and unbilled fees, set-up and maintain project files.

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7. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Project analysis, contribution margin reports by project, variance analysis, percentage of completion analysis, budget preparation and analysis.
  • Performed Construction In Progress accounting functions for this publicly traded financial services company, including performing variance analysis.
  • Performed budget variance analysis and maintained Fixed Assets Schedule.
  • Provided budgeting, monthly forecast and variance analysis.
  • Compiled monthly budget variance analysis for review.
  • Generated and maintained development, construction and operational budgets for Project (2.4M SF) including variance analysis and funding analysis.
  • Perform variance analysis and provide guidance and specialized assistance in the resolution of project control problems.
  • Displayed expertise in developing requisitions, job cost reports and variance analysis for construction in process.
  • Perform variance analysis of project related accounts and the P&L statement.
  • Performed monthly variance analysis real versus plan for income statement and cash flows.
  • Reviewed and completed monthly P/L Variance Analysis (project level).
  • Perform budget variance analysis on cost and billing information.
  • Performed budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis.Managed construction G/L in mainframe accounting system.
  • Designed and ran customized Excel reports for variance analysis (e.g.
  • Used Yardi software to prepare loan draws, high volume payables, cost reports, cash flow reports and variance analysis.
  • Key results: Assisted Project Manager in ATM Replacement Project in performing variance analysis and creating adhoc reports.

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8. Job Cost

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Here's how Job Cost is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Prepared various financial analyses of job cost information as requested by project executive, project manager, and/or project engineering.
  • Worked closely with project accounting manager in recognizing cost accruals and inter-company job costs.
  • Provided management with job costing reports comparing prices and profitability.
  • Advised 8-10 PM's and Vice Presidents on Bookings, Revenue Recognition, Project Profitability, Actual Job Cost and Backlog.
  • Created weekly job cost and man hour status reports for Project Managers, Department Managers, clients, and unions.
  • Implement and manages new accounting software and set up for Job Cost, Investment Entities, and Commercial Management.
  • Prepared vendor invoices based upon job cost codes, check data and check generation (300+ weekly).
  • Create and maintain Job Cost spreadsheets (allocation of budgets, prepare format for job cost).
  • Verified project to date job cost was reasonable for Percentage of Completion calculations for revenue recognition.
  • Review and analyze labor cost, general conditions and job cost from Estimate and Budget.
  • Maintained audit trails and reconciliations for job cost data, deductions, and benefits.
  • Batched and GL Coded Direct and Indirect Expenses to capture actual job cost.
  • Set up project budgets and review job cost reports and budget forecast reports.
  • Maintained AP, AR, GL and Job Cost using Platinum Accounting Software.
  • Review Job Cost ledger with Project Managers to ensure accuracy of postings.
  • Performed all job cost and assisting in closing out the company.
  • Run and reconcile job costing with overhead burden to analyze profits.
  • Review of job cost reports; comparing to initial estimate.
  • Job cost analysis on projects for accuracy in labor differentials.
  • Maintain job cost books to reflect current and accurate information.

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9. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Reconciled all past deferred revenue errors and implemented accounting change regarding proper revenue recognition and internal control process.
  • Generated timely and accurate revenue recognition monthly, account reconciliation and reporting for several programs.
  • Reviewed contracts to ensure proper revenue recognition and milestone billing.
  • Performed project accounting, including percentage of completion revenue recognition.
  • Calculated and reported Backlog for revenue recognition.
  • Changed revenue recognition methodologies from percentage of completion to straight line and completed contract to align with our business environment.
  • Supervised revenue recognition for 20+ projects with total revenue ranged from 10M to 400M with percentage of completion method.
  • Minimized potential issues by performing in-depth analysis on work and process flow to streamline invoicing and revenue recognition.
  • Reviewed fees, revenue recognition, and major variances submitted to PE's and to A/R.
  • Ensured proper revenue recognition monthly through review of work authorizations and Project Progress Reports.
  • Developed and maintained monthly revenue recognition spreadsheets and reported results to the CFO.
  • Created and processed cash flow and calculated revenue recognition for all projects.
  • Monitor and analyze revenue to ensure proper revenue recognition methods are used.
  • Performed month end close and preparation of forecasts and revenue recognition reports.
  • Assist with monthly revenue recognition procedure.
  • Managed revenue recognition and unbilled amounts for resolution.
  • Perform billing, recordation of accounts receivable and track revenue recognition.

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10. Subcontractor Invoices

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Here's how Subcontractor Invoices is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Track subcontractor's budget and invoice and Review all vendor and subcontractor invoices and payment requests for proper documentation and approvals.
  • Process and ensure accuracy of all expense reports, vendor invoices and subcontractor invoices.
  • Coordinated with The Accounts Payable Department regarding subcontractor invoices.
  • Review and approval of subcontractor invoices.
  • Processed subcontractor invoices and released payments according the subcontractor agreements.
  • Coordinated with the Accounts Payable Department regarding subcontractor invoices Provided support of auditor requirements, which may include research and reconcilement.

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11. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Prepared and reviewed balance sheet accounts, income statement, financial statement and prepared formal reconciliations.
  • Reconcile monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assisted with the preparation of quarterly SEC filings including statements of cash flow, balance sheet, and income statement.
  • Reconciled balance sheet accounts, generating and entering month-end entries, daily cash review, and month-end payroll entries.
  • Analyzed balance sheet and P&L for accuracy and informed the Controller with any changes.
  • Performed monthly account analyses for both Balance Sheet and Income Statements accounts as required.
  • Prepared the lead schedule of balance sheet reconciliation in according with general ledger transactions.
  • Prepare and reconcile all balance sheet and income statement accounts in the general ledger.
  • Perform asset impairments reviews, quarterly balance sheet reviews, and FRB assessments.
  • Provide variance explanations for monthly P&L and Balance Sheet review templates.
  • Prepare monthly P & L account analysis and prepare balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Reconciled backlog of bank accounts and other balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare the Final Financial reports, & Balance Sheet Reconciliations.
  • Prepare and maintain schedules for various balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare balance sheet and income statement for consolidations.
  • Prepared forecast for select balance sheet accounts.
  • Review monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Analyze Balance Sheet and Income Statement.
  • Reconciled various Balance Sheet accounts.
  • Assist CFO with P & L and Balance Sheet reports, GL entries, Accruals, Fixed Assets & Depreciation Schedule.

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12. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Performed monthly consolidation accounting for all renewable energy companies and subsidiaries in IFRS, US GAAP and Canadian GAAP accounting ledgers.
  • Produced financial reports on a timely basis for building construction decision making using various job cost methods in conformity to GAAP.
  • Provide recommendations and assist with development, documentation, and implementation of agreed process improvement procedures according to GAAP and SOX.
  • Reviewed systems, policies and procedures making changes and recommendations to comply with GAAP, DCAA, and FAR regulations.
  • Assured compliance with GAAP, OMB Uniform Guidance, and individual grant regulations as well as internal financial policies.
  • Managed lease review process for all Hines REIT Property ensures proper accounting treatment in accordance to US GAAP.
  • Served as the primary contact for GAAP and IFRS external auditors during annual financial statement audits.
  • Maintained and delivered quarterly GAAP schedules, balance sheet account schedules and depreciation schedules.
  • Performed financial reporting in accordance with GAAP, and monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Prepared schedules based upon GAAP for the outside auditors and Company Management.
  • Update BNA Software with Asset information, developed depreciation method using GAAP.
  • Obtain understanding of some of the complicated leases and come up with the correct accounting treatment as per GAAP.
  • Prepared year end audit and tax workpaper information, including conversion of GAAP basis books to tax basis.
  • Established monthly Profit & Loss Statement, Balance Sheet in US GAAP & Rolling Forecast and billability report.

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13. AIA

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Here's how AIA is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Served as direct contact for lenders and architects relating to AIA's submission, approval, documentation and cost verification.
  • Prepared and executed all progress payment requests per project, using AIA702 & 703 methods and documents.
  • Prepare monthly AIA progress invoice to Lenders for financing portion for guaranteed project cost of general conditions.
  • Prepared monthly AIA billing to client in compliance with standard accounting principles.
  • Prepared accurate and timely (AIA) requisitions and subcontractor payments.
  • Generate pencil AIA's to send to Clients for approval.
  • Review of all contractors and vendors monthly AIA requisition.
  • Created and submitted monthly AIA billings to our clients.
  • Prepare all AIA Contracts for Owners and Subcontractors.
  • Monitored Textura interface with SAP on all electronically submitted AIA subcontractor progress billings and attachments.
  • Process monthly AIA pay applications, monitor subcontracts, change orders, budgeting and lien-waiver control.
  • Prepared AIA documents along with various schedules for monthly submission packages to various loan companies [ex.

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14. Purchase Orders

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Here's how Purchase Orders is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Manage purchase orders and documentation of expenditures against approvals.
  • Review and approve project requisitions to ensure expenses do not exceed project budgets, coding is accurate and dispatch purchase orders.
  • Verify accuracy of Purchase Orders, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Invoices, Credit Card Statements and Expenses.
  • Monitored payment status and closure of all purchase orders {PO} reconciling all postage requests as needed.
  • Issued Negotiated pricing issued Purchase Orders, inspected inbound cargo vessels and loading out of trucks.
  • Supervised the process of Trade purchase orders, change orders and tenant initiated change orders.
  • Approve purchase orders for all capital items and for other items over $1,000.
  • Assist and support the operations teams with invoices and purchase orders.
  • Review weekly cash requirement listing for purchase orders to be paid.
  • Audited all purchase orders, receipts and disbursement of project accounts.
  • Generate Requisitions, Purchase Orders, and Office Furniture orders
  • Managed a high volume of Invoices Maintained Subcontractors Invoices Processed Purchase Orders and Labor Requisition Requests

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15. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Championed a range of special projects focused on improving financial reporting processes and integrity.
  • Performed special projects aimed at improving efficiency of current processes.
  • Worked with Accounting and Treasury departments on special projects, research and resolution of variance & procedural errors.
  • Research and reconcile legacy projects and special projects per requests of Accounting Managers and Regional Controllers.
  • Work on special projects as directed by the Supervisor or the Assistant Regional Controller.
  • Assist in other areas of corporate accounting and special projects as required.
  • Assist with all other special projects and tasks as directed by management
  • Provided support for corporate accountants, worked on special projects.
  • Handle several special projects for CFO of the company.
  • Assist Manager in audits and special projects.
  • Performed special projects as requested by senior leadership on an ongoing basis, including operational and financial reengineering efforts.
  • Review and summarization of all current lease agreements, internal control processes, contract reviews and other special projects.
  • Handle special projects such as systems (Deltek CostPoint and Time and Expenses) upgrade and corporate reorganization.

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16. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Managed property accounting activities for company owned real estate using Skyline software.
  • Implemented Skyline Property Management accounting system for all new real estate acquisitions.
  • Support the Planning/Engineering groups for Real Estate and Facility projects for Partners Health Care System.
  • Review and record real estate sale transactions from HUD statements.
  • Implemented and executed the financial process and consolidation of Deutsche Bank's Corporate Real Estate Services financials after 9/11.
  • Prepare year-end and semi-annual review and compilation engagements for privately owned companies in manufacturing, wholesale, real estate and retail.

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17. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Maintained Notice to Owner files for all projects and reconciled the General Contractor and sub-contractor lien waivers on a monthly basis.
  • Review and analyze the financial condition of each project (cash and accrual) on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Displayed unsurpassed leadership in project revenue management and reporting for up to 200 projects on a monthly basis.
  • Assist with the preparation of summary performance measurement data for assigned projects on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare and issue timely accurate job cost reports to management on a monthly basis.
  • Conduct all field office bank reconciliation in their portfolio on monthly basis.
  • Recorded inventory changes on monthly basis into the fixed asset program.
  • Calculated management fees and recorded it in a monthly basis.
  • Prepare monthly depreciation run in SAP on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciled various General Ledger accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Analyzed all GL accounts on monthly basis, including all intercompany accounts, identifying and resolving incorrectly recorded transactions.
  • Processed project budgets, produced reportable revenue and cost projections for upper management and maintained accrual reports on monthly basis.
  • Research Turf project financials on a monthly basis and prepare financial slides and report out to Senior Management.
  • Managed $20+ million international and domestic billings on a monthly basis (avg.
  • Tracked all unbilled amounts on monthly basis.
  • Performed corporate consolidating rebilling to subsidiaries while maintaining and reconciling intercompany accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain and update depre/amort schedules on a monthly basis.

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18. Vendor Invoices

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Here's how Vendor Invoices is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Approved vendor invoices for accurate cost allocation against specified contracts.
  • Reviewed subcontractor and vendor invoices and monitored payments.
  • Code subcontractor and vendor invoices for payment.
  • Prepare billing worksheets against timesheet data, subcontractor and vendor invoices, before creating invoices.
  • Review vendor invoices; identify and correct items without sufficient or proper backup documentation.
  • Monitored, analyzed and processed vendor invoices and subcontractor's requisition for payment.

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19. New Construction

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Here's how New Construction is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Head all projects entailing rehab, and new construction, involving research of deal structure, proposal, and investment.
  • Calculate and accurately bill brand development, conversion and/or new construction technical services (time/expense and fixed fees).
  • Converted client's existing jobs and set-up new construction jobs and task orders.

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20. Deltek

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Here's how Deltek is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Project Accountant Perform full cycle project accounting for projects in excess of $20M (Deltek Vision Software).
  • Prepare quarterly GSA schedules; maintain contract and billing files in Deltek - Oracle (as of 01/2006).
  • Presented financial reports directly to project managers throughout the country via Deltek/Oracle modules related to their specific contracts.
  • Help to complete successful beginning to end conversion from Deltek to Oracle/People Soft that included all modules.
  • Process billing of government contracts within GCS Premiere and in Deltek CostPoint.
  • Assisted in the implementation of Deltek CostPoint.
  • Assisted in the verification of data migration from Deltek Advantage to Costpoint.
  • Maintained and updated Progress reporting system Cadmus had custom designed by Deltek.
  • Subject Matter Expert with Deltek Costpoint.
  • Prepare financial progress reports and billings for Cadmus's major contracts utilizing Deltek's Costpoint and Impromptu software.
  • Set up and maintain projects in Deltek Costpoint including POPs, revenue, fees, fundings, and ceilings.

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21. Project Cost

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Here's how Project Cost is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Identify and obtain explanations for unusual transactions related to project costs.
  • Performed financial analysis and reconciliation of project costs vs budgets.
  • Reviewed and analyzed financial project costs for accuracy and completeness.
  • Formulate Project Cost Analysis to Revenue Recognition Reports.
  • Prepared monthly project cost/accrual reports.
  • Work with Project Management to develop budgets, forecasts, risk mitigation, maintain project costs, and ensure accurate estimates-at-completion.
  • Reviewed and approved project cost budgets, revenue budgets, vendor invoices, and purchase orders for multiple project types.
  • Maintained monthly project reports used to track project costs, revenues, margins, variances, and customer billings.
  • Traveled to Carmen, Mexico to liaise with Project Mangers to forecast project costs and review cost control performance.
  • Support Health Ministry accountants by explaining project costing processes, policies, procedures, and internal control standards.
  • Attend monthly work in progress meetings and discover discrepancies between project costs incurred and billed to date.
  • Research and correct problem billings, analyze and balance project costs for consultant accounts.
  • Prepare and disperse the monthly project cost reports for review with the Project Managers.
  • Make recommendations impacting project costs and schedules as it relates to contract administration.
  • Track and maintained proper project cost budgets including owner and subcontract change orders.
  • Monitor and review project costs for accuracy and make applicable adjusting entries.
  • Trained and supervised duties on Fixed Asset and Project Costing Accountant.
  • Reviewed project cost for accuracy and compliance to corporate accounting practices.
  • Issued project cost reports including forecast, final costs and variances
  • Assist Project Managers with monitoring project costs and forecast changes.

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22. Cost Analysis

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Here's how Cost Analysis is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Performed high-level cost analysis and provides explanation of any variance.
  • Performed periodic cost analysis and contract close-outs.
  • Provided cost analysis and advice to management.
  • Assisted project manager with cost analysis, budget adjustments, and subcontract administrative and quality reviews.
  • Generated corporate and project budget and cost analysis reports as directed by the Controller.
  • Executed cost analysis, tracking and P&L, per project.
  • Use data to prepare cost analysis for pre-closing projects by accounting code.

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23. WIP

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Here's how WIP is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Reviewed projects quarterly with operations for WIP to determine % complete for activity-based cost accounting and forecasting.
  • Provide Project Mangers with WIP reports, change order logs, and cost to complete reports.
  • Reviewed/verified billing for WIP and payments to subcontractors.
  • Manage and update the WIP, Project, Depreciation, and Amortization schedule along with other miscellaneous ad hoc reporting.
  • Prepare WIP report for JV company Prepare financial reports for JV company Prepare and calculate San Francisco Payroll/Revenue tax.
  • Cost Accounting responsibilities included gross margin analysis, inventory reconciliations, WIP analysis, report preparation, and physical inventories.

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24. A/P

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Here's how A/P is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Supervised weekly A/P outstanding invoice list prior to check run and A/R payments applied to client's accounts prior to posting.
  • Maintained all ongoing A/R, A/P, collections and calculated, filed and paid S&U tax.
  • Supervised A/P & A/R departments processing over 1000 vendor and customer invoices with revenues of $10 million/month.
  • Reconciled invoice amounts on SAP general ledger and A/P for exchange differences between Canadian and US dollars.
  • Trained staff in A/P procedures such as coding invoices in the right accounts, and organization.
  • Submit Open A/P report for weekly check run processing after reviewing property's available cash balances.
  • Accounted for and corrected all variances in budget, forecast, payroll, and A/P.
  • Prepare Supervise and assist in A/P and month close process for multiple projects.
  • Included Payroll, A/P, Cost Reports, Forecasts, and Budgets.
  • General ledger entries, reconciling A/R accounts, A/P invoice processing.
  • Review, approve and post A/P batches in JDE.
  • Perform A/P and A/R function.
  • Authorized A/P and Timesheets into project-related accounts.
  • Coordinate communication among A/P, A/R and business units Highly involved in month-end and quarter-close processes.
  • Verified and coded A/P invoices and processed payments for twenty-five apartment buildings and commercial properties

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25. New Projects

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Here's how New Projects is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Compile profitability statements for new projects.
  • Set up new projects, analyze & record employees, workers & consultants billable hours & expenses to appropriate projects.
  • Reviewed grants and contracts for new projects and set up accounts in the University's computer system (SAP).
  • Assist with the formation of new projects such as Poland and France.
  • Set up Budgets and new projects in accounting system.
  • Set up and maintain project codes for new projects/phases
  • Established new projects in Costpoint accounting system, preserving contract modifications.
  • Set up new projects, contract review, perform unbilled analysis.

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26. Contract Terms

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Here's how Contract Terms is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Attend pencil meeting with Owner and/or Architect to ensure proper and accurate pay application to the Owner per contract terms.
  • Prepare AIA requisitions according to contract terms or monthly Billing using both Timberline and Excel for Windows.
  • Reviewed contracts and Scopes of Work to ensure projects set up is correct per contract terms.
  • Review and track vendor invoices for accuracy and compliance with the contract terms provided per contract.
  • Prepared and processed all client invoices compliant with contract terms and client specific needs.
  • Review contract terms, set up contingency, process accruals and overheads.
  • Prepared timely and accurate client invoicing in accordance with contract terms.
  • Ensured contract terms were followed within policy regarding billing and schedules.
  • Monitored consultant invoices and purchase orders to contract terms.
  • Review contracts/approve contract terms/set-up budgets for each project/approve all billing aspects and revenue recognitions.

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27. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Generated solutions to meet internal cost accumulation and reporting, SOX requirements, contractual reporting and billing requirements.
  • Audited and approved the supporting documents of all invoices of the company in accordance with the requirements regulations by SOX.
  • Prepared a new model for compliance with SOX controls.
  • Provided audit and preparations for SOX compliance projects.
  • Assist in audits pertaining to SOX controls.
  • Assist with reports and documentation for SOX

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28. Monthly Reports

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Here's how Monthly Reports is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Provided monthly reports and financial analysis to senior management regarding project and departmental performance.
  • Generated monthly reports to Project Managers and Upper Management.
  • Prepared various monthly reports and analyses for management.
  • Assist and support the Development and Project Execution teams with monthly reports including capitalized expenses and budget variances.
  • Prepared monthly reports to financial controller on the performance of the asset management business.
  • Prepared general ledger entries and various monthly reports for financial reporting purposes.
  • Prepare monthly reports of project expenses, and provide supporting documents.
  • Completed monthly reports at corporate level for Project Accounting Manager.
  • Distribute monthly reports for all project set-up related activities.

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29. Status Reports

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Here's how Status Reports is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Maintained monthly status reports for assigned construction projects.
  • Prepared status reports for monthly Management meetings.
  • Present collection status reports and progress at weekly staff meetings with the company's Sr. management.
  • Prepare monthly invoices and financial status reports for each state and federal contract.
  • Managed risk analysis, mitigation plans and maintained status reports.
  • Updated status reports to reflect Amendments/Modifications in contract and funding changes.

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30. Dcaa

low Demand
Here's how Dcaa is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Coordinated, prepared and reviewed financial support for internal audits and DCAA examiners to ensure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency/accuracy.
  • Worked with relevant departments in preparing Incurred Cost Reports submissions in compliance with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) requirements.
  • Assisted Lockheed Martin in DCAA incurred cost submission, indirect rate calculations, payroll and payroll reconciliation and price proposals.
  • Assisted with internal audit group and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) during annual and random audits.
  • Responded to DCAA and DCMA inquiries related to incurred costs, inventory systems and government furnished equipment.
  • Assisted with DCAA and internal audits and gathering information for closeouts or incurred cost submission when asked.
  • Responded to DCAA audit related questions, assisted PM's with base lining budgets.
  • Assisted DCAA in obtaining and explaining previous accounting data for audits.
  • Prepared annual incurred cost submission to DCAA.
  • Interfaced with Federal government DCAA auditors and act as liaison between external and internal customers.

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31. Timberline

low Demand
Here's how Timberline is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Implemented project setup, maintenance, and close out on our Timberline system.
  • Complete cycle accounting, Using SAGE Timberline 300 and ADP Payroll.
  • Train new hires and users in Timberline system.
  • Input all contracted estimates into Timberline when requested.
  • Set up contracts in Timberline.
  • Restructured the AP process for the implementation of Timberline.
  • Issued project cost reports including forecast, final costs and variances Accomplishments Implemented the use of the Timberline contract management system.

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32. Expense Reports

low Demand
Here's how Expense Reports is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Assist staff on any administrative / accounting tasks, as needed (Expense Reports, Project Details, etc).
  • Review, code, and monitor expense reports, vendor invoices, contract agreements, and purchase orders.
  • Reviewed expense reports and receipts to create accounting coding sheets.
  • Ensured expense reports are reimbursed in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Reviewed project related vendor invoices, employee expense reports, and timesheets for adherence to contract and FAR requirements.
  • Excel Spreadsheet Development to improve general accounting functions including automated expense reports and day to day transaction reports.

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33. Financial Management

low Demand
Here's how Financial Management is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Guaranteed timely reporting, budgeting, financial management and project forecasting to clients.
  • Support project managers from a fiscal perspective by providing training and guidance in accounting principles and financial management.
  • Project accounting and financial management from proposal through closeout with budgets from $10,000 to $60,000,000.
  • Provide technical and financial management support to field-based projects and staff.
  • Trained Project Managers in utilization of Financial Management System, ES2.

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34. Accounts Receivables

low Demand
Here's how Accounts Receivables is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Analyzed and researched outstanding accounts receivables.
  • Work in Progress and Job Cost to date analysis and reporting, post cash receipts, bank reconciliations and accounts receivables.
  • Reconciled accounts receivables, accounts payable and travel advances to G/L.
  • Bank reconciliation (Accounts Payable & Payroll) Account reconciliations, employee accounts receivables, accounts payable, and other accounts.
  • Conducted Timecard Training classes, Project Set-up classes, and Aged Accounts Receivables training.
  • Compile and maintain financial information regarding leases, including accounts receivables and other lease auditing responsibilities.

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35. Annual Budget

low Demand
Here's how Annual Budget is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Participated with project personnel in forecasting semi-annually project planned expenditures for mission's congressional presentation and annual budget submission.
  • Assisted in developing quarterly forecasts and annual budgets for assigned projects.
  • Produced monthly financial statements; prepared annual budgets.
  • Provided support in the preparation of annual budget, financial forecast, budget vs. actual variance analysis.
  • Prepared annual budgets for domestic and all international locations (Canada, Spain, and Sweden).
  • Created performance measurement baseline (PMB), forecasts, and related risks for annual budgeting processes.
  • Partner in the development of annual budget, monthly forecasts and strategic planning processes.
  • Prepare, review and submit portions of annual budget for various sites.
  • Prepared year-end financial statement, work paper, and annual budget.
  • Assist in preparation and review of annual budget.
  • Assisted in the annual budget and quarterly re-forecasting.
  • Assisted in preparing annual budgets and periodic forecasts.
  • Develop spending and headcount for annual budget.
  • Prepared annual budgets, quarterly reforecasts, and budget variance analysis.

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36. Close Process

low Demand
Here's how Close Process is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Lead the monthly & quarterly close process.
  • Assisted with month-end close process including asset management and development fees, bank reconciliations, liability reconciliations and reallocation of expenses.
  • Performed review procedures of internal control structures and financial statement close processes and presented recommendations to management which generated extra billings.
  • Developed and implemented a Global Profit/Loss Checklist to increase accuracy and efficiency in the monthly financial close process.
  • Provided oversight and monitoring of the accounting close process; this included performing month-end account analysis and reconciliations.
  • Prepared, reviewed and updated monthly general ledger close processes including analysis and commentary presented to senior management.

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37. Management Reports

low Demand
Here's how Management Reports is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Analyze contractual information and develop management reports to accurately reflect budgets and costs.
  • Prepare management reports of commitments and spending for assigned capital projects.
  • Prepared Cost Management Reports and Estimates at Completion including program over/under runs to the Project Management Office.
  • Reviewed and prepared financial reports, budgets and cash management reports and activities.
  • Update cost monitoring spreadsheets and production of standard management reports.
  • Prepared project P&L forecasts and management reports.
  • Create and distribute management reports.
  • Provided monthly management reports on WIP (Work-in-Progress) and AR (Accounts Receivable).
  • Created management reports to monitor the performance of each gaming facility.

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38. ERP

low Demand
Here's how ERP is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Communicated results to senior leadership to support the accurate interpretation and application of data for domestic and international locations.
  • Lead monthly financial reviews while taking ownership of assigned projects and developing relationships with operational counterparts.
  • Provided financial contract interpretations and consulted on contract creation and modification and enforced financial requirements.
  • Trained administrators and their staffs in the use, interpretation and analysis of the university's Oracle financial reports.
  • Attend 1A meeting to ensure that the entire staff reaches an understanding of the interpretation of the contract.
  • Set up projects in ERP, assist Project Managers with closeout; Monitor project for contract compliance.
  • Contract interpretation, contract maintenance, budgeting and implementation of billing processes for all contracts.
  • Maintained labor and overhead rates in Global Shop Solutions ERP for all work centers.
  • Validate data from old ERP systems for purposes of conversion to Oracle Cloud ERP.
  • Interpreted federal and state regulations for all applicable grants.
  • Compiled and interpreted operational and general ledger financials for Senior Directors.
  • Appointed by FinanceDirector to create a PowerPoint presentation that would be recorded in a webinar for company wide training.
  • Appointed by Finance Director to create a powerpoint presentation that would be recorded in awebinar for companywide training.

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39. Business Units

low Demand
Here's how Business Units is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Analyze business units' profitability and report it to management.
  • Prepared annual forecasts and budgeting for business units.
  • Led the month and year end close process and consulted with business units to resolve issues.
  • Assumed Financial Reporting and presentation duties for 3 business units.
  • Generated weekly cash flow statement for all business units.
  • Manage a portfolio of corporate accounts including processing monthly financials that consist of seven business units.
  • Prepared and sent monthly and quarterly consolidated financials for 4 business units to owners/lenders.
  • Managed the merger of financial operations for the North America business units of LHS Group and Sema Group.

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40. Contract Documents

low Demand
Here's how Contract Documents is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Assess contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications for each project.
  • Processed construction payment applications and Subcontractors' invoices in accordance with the contract documents and School Construction Authority policies.
  • Processed executed subcontract documents and reviewed insurance certificates for compliance with the project requirements.
  • Processed American Institute Architect contract documents and resolved contract discrepancies.
  • Entered all trade/subcontractor contract documents and change orders.
  • Maintained/recorded all contract documents, including change orders.

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41. Capital Projects

low Demand
Here's how Capital Projects is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Created and implemented construction related financial models using high level Excel techniques and analyzed accounting impact on capital projects.
  • Presented ONEOK's Capital Projects monthly forecast to upper management based on information gathered from Project Managers.
  • Reconciled capital projects by mode and business unit to meet capitalization standard.
  • Established and maintained accurate accounting of job files for all tenant and capital projects throughout the company's portfolio.
  • Forecast over $2 Billion of capital projects annually for the ONEOK Large Construction Group.
  • Coordinated payments to vendors for all tenant and capital projects throughout the company's portfolio.
  • Support for capital projects on Upper Merion and Upper Providence sites.

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42. Quickbooks

low Demand
Here's how Quickbooks is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Developed and implemented procedures to transferred accounting information from QuickBooks to online accounting system.
  • Reconcile QuickBooks to JDE cash and credit card payments for member dues.
  • Facilitated implementation process of two new business accounts with QuickBooks and payroll services including grant submission and review.
  • Provided compilation services, bookkeeping, QuickBooks consulting and property management accounting for small and medium businesses.
  • Performed software conversion from QuickBooks to Sage Timberline for Peninsular Engineering and Peninsular Properties.
  • Created customized financial and marketing reports utilizing QuickBooks software.

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43. Internal Controls

low Demand
Here's how Internal Controls is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Spearheaded the establishment and implementation of internal controls, which entailed work paper documentation and process analysis.
  • Assisted in the development of project internal controls policy and procedure manual for a $120M construction project.
  • Hired, trained, and managed a team tasked with conducting an internal controls audit for the President.
  • Trained staff and established procedures, and internal controls both in Corporate and remote branch locations.
  • Work with CFO and Controller to develop company policies ensuring adequacy of internal controls and to identify potential areas for improvement.
  • Implemented and documented effective internal controls for capital expenditure reconciliation to streamline operations and ensure compliance with guidelines such as Sarbanes-Oxley.

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44. Peoplesoft

low Demand
Here's how Peoplesoft is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Created and monitored policy and procedures manuals for PeopleSoft asset management and project costing modules.
  • Trained new employees on Mosaic (PeopleSoft Time Reporting System) when system was rolled out division wide.
  • Established processes and policies to ensure data integrity in Hyperion and PeopleSoft reporting via the Data Warehouse.
  • Upgraded PeopleSoft Asset Management and Project Costing modules from to Web base accounting.
  • Represented IT to implement PeopleSoft G/L and a Data Warehouse.
  • Verified the operating performance of PeopleSoft data system and explained significant income statement and balance sheet variances on a regular basis.

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45. Contract Requirements

low Demand
Here's how Contract Requirements is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Confer with project management and subcontractors including second tier suppliers to verify subcontractor's proper flow- ?down of contract requirements.
  • Reviewed and monthly projections and spending plans based on grant and contract requirements for each country office/grantee and subcontractors.
  • Assisted estimating department and PMs with submittals, change orders, bid/proposals, subcontractor management and contract requirements.

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46. Cam

low Demand
Here's how Cam is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Assisted Property Management Accountant with the preparation of year-end CAM reconciliation and operating budgets.
  • Performed CAM reconciliation and ensured a complete back-up documentation.
  • Coordinate with Capital Campaign Department to maintain donor information, capital pledge agreements, payment and pledge balances.
  • Reconciled and allocated CAM, Property taxes, and Property insurance expenses for monthly and annual billings.
  • Managed 1 staff accountant and 1 contract employee and assisted Controller with CAM reconciliations.
  • Prepared and reviewed CAM Reconciliation using MRI to true-up tenant's share expenses.
  • Calculate and book CAM Rec entries.

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47. Annual Audit

low Demand
Here's how Annual Audit is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Prepared annual audit adjustments for payroll additive adjustments and allowance for engineering supplies.
  • Assisted in compiling annual audit reports for all grants and programs.
  • Assist with preparing financial information for annual audit, WIP.
  • Coordinated annual audits, financial statement preparation and SEC filings.
  • Assisted auditors during year-end audit and other annual audits.
  • Provide assistance with annual audit.
  • Manage ad hoc projects and annual audits.

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48. Budget Preparation

low Demand
Here's how Budget Preparation is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Performed accounting functions including cost analysis, accruals, and budget preparation for the Atlanta region.
  • Assisted in budget preparation for each property and attended internal and external budget meetings.
  • Assisted in budget preparation for three operating power plants and prepared monthly operating draw.
  • Key Contributions: Assisted in budget preparation and facilitated project-level financial management, monitored expenses and performed expense reporting and analysis.
  • Created reports detailing past history for budget preparation, gathered and summarized budget information, and prepared budget reports.
  • Led the annual operating budget preparation task and performed many financial month end closing activities including reporting and analysis.

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49. Client Billing

low Demand
Here's how Client Billing is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Developed solution for client billings, including documenting of processes, procedures, desktop instructions, and training for end users.
  • Developed and implemented FAR/DFARS and CAS compliant policies and procedures relative to subcontractor invoice processing and client billing.
  • Reviewed Job contracts and supplied alternative methods for reporting and adherence to client billing and subcontractor payments.
  • Prepared client billings of union and non union craft labor and related major asset procurement costs.
  • Designed and implemented a versatile method of client billing and end user database information.
  • Conducted client billing, and time entry procedures for all new hires.
  • Reviewed client billing detail and ensured proper cost coding.
  • Used CMIC software from the mid 1990's to March, 2012 for client billings and accounts payable.
  • Processed the client billings and accounts payable with SAP software from April, 2012 to July, 2015.

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50. Cpff

low Demand
Here's how Cpff is used in Senior Project Accountant jobs:
  • Generated T&M/Percent Complete/CPFF invoices for submission to clients.
  • Closed out a large volume of CPFF contracts all varying in complexity to meet a 120-day DCAA contractual closeout requirement.
  • Prepared and send semi-monthly T&M, CPFF and FFP billing for Government and Commercial Customers.
  • Lead and coordinated project kick-off meetings supporting FFP, CPFF, and T&M government contracts.
  • Provide financial analysis for time and material, CPFF and fixed price contracts.
  • Prepare and review T&M, CPFF, and FP invoices to government and commercial clients after the book closes.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Senior Project Accountant

Financial Statements27.2%
General Ledger Accounts14.2%
Project Management6.7%
Journal Entries6.4%
External Auditors6.1%
Set-Up5.9%
Variance Analysis3.9%
Job Cost3.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Senior Project Accountant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
21.6%
21.6%
2
2
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
11.2%
11.2%
3
3
Project Management
Project Management
5.3%
5.3%
4
4
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
5.1%
5.1%
5
5
External Auditors
External Auditors
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Set-Up
Set-Up
4.7%
4.7%
7
7
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
3.1%
3.1%
8
8
Job Cost
Job Cost
2.8%
2.8%
9
9
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
2.5%
2.5%
10
10
Subcontractor Invoices
Subcontractor Invoices
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Gaap
Gaap
2%
2%
13
13
AIA
AIA
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Purchase Orders
Purchase Orders
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Special Projects
Special Projects
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Real Estate
Real Estate
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
Vendor Invoices
Vendor Invoices
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
New Construction
New Construction
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Deltek
Deltek
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Project Cost
Project Cost
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Cost Analysis
Cost Analysis
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
WIP
WIP
1%
1%
24
24
A/P
A/P
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
New Projects
New Projects
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Contract Terms
Contract Terms
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
SOX
SOX
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Monthly Reports
Monthly Reports
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Status Reports
Status Reports
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Dcaa
Dcaa
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Timberline
Timberline
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Expense Reports
Expense Reports
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Financial Management
Financial Management
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Accounts Receivables
Accounts Receivables
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Close Process
Close Process
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Management Reports
Management Reports
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
ERP
ERP
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Business Units
Business Units
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Contract Documents
Contract Documents
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Capital Projects
Capital Projects
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Quickbooks
Quickbooks
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Peoplesoft
Peoplesoft
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Contract Requirements
Contract Requirements
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Cam
Cam
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Annual Audit
Annual Audit
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Budget Preparation
Budget Preparation
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Client Billing
Client Billing
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Cpff
Cpff
0.5%
0.5%

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