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Senior Project Accountant - HVT

Company: Mortenson
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Job Description:

Overview Mortenson's success is not a matter of luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service. Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work. It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002--- -- ---What are you waiting for? -- The Big Picture: Do you have the aptitude to creatively problem solve and generate viable solutions? -- Mortenson's High Voltage Transmission Group is currently seeking a Senior Project Accountant who possess strong financial acumen, analysis abilities, communication skills, and the confidence to collaborate with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment. You will provide accounting, analysis, and financial support to multiple project teams who are engaged in successful completion of EPC construction projects. You will serve as the key liaison from the Finance Accounting Department to the project teams.-- Your ability to remain flexible, inventive, dedicated and efficient with a high level of integrity and confidentiality is vital to your success in this role. Responsibilities What will you be doing? -- Understand and implement the construction contract requirements for larger and/or more complex projects Utilize the contract summary in relation to scope and areas of work: handle project budget, approved change orders, and budget transfersPerform budget allocations for any project, ensuring allocations conform with contract termsAssist in preparing monthly financial projections, including potential cost issues that may impact forecasted costs and profitabilityAnswer general questions on PCIM policy or systemProvide assistance in aligning with various other contract requirements; i.e., certified payroll reporting, minority participation reporting, or providing necessary information to maintain insuranceAssist in tracking subcontractor lien waivers if necessaryProcess and/or oversee receivables processing to result in a favorable project cash flowPrepare cost-plus or cost-plus GMP contract billings, ensuring all allowable costs are billed in a timely mannerMay prepare lump sum billings in lieu of the Project ManagerEnter project billings into the systemEnsure cash receipts are posted to the correct invoiceWork with your team to assure timely payment receiptElevate awareness of financial implications that can be addressed or reversed Process and/or supervise payables processing with an accurate application of the sales and use tax requirements for the appropriate jurisdiction Provide new vendor set-up information, coordinate payments, and daily issuances as neededSet up new subcontracts and process subcontractor applications when appropriateReview equipment pre-bill reports and work with Project Manager to ensure accuracyProcess all project costs (equipment, material, supplies, misc.) Conduct project cost, other analyses, and reporting for the project team and Group Accounting Manager Understand what is impacting the project costs, identify anything that is improperly impacting an assigned projectAssist with preparation of financial, ad hoc, and/or specialized reporting requested by group leadersUnderstand the relevant components of labor cost in your particular geographic areaIncludes union agreement details, benefit programs, and prevailing wage requirementsReview certified payroll reports for accuracy and completeness Additional responsibilities may include: Represent Mortenson's best interests in working with project auditorsAssist with annual audits, special audits, and annual physical inventory procedures as necessary Qualifications How will you succeed?Minimum seven years accounting experienceMinimum 2 years of experience in construction, manufacturing accounting, and handling large projects strongly preferredOracle and job costing experience is a plusAbility to understand increasingly complex construction business conceptsDetail orientation and organization skills sufficient to support multiple concurrent projectsIntermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, and experience with ERP accounting applicationsEffective communication and active listening skills with those of diverse organizational levels and backgroundsKnowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and inclusive behaviorEffectiveness in a dynamic and pressurized environment while keeping a positive attitude Education: -- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration -- Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. PandoLogic.Category: Finance, Keywords: Project Accountant

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