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Senior Federal Project Accountant

Posted on Jan 14, 2021 by HDR

Englewood, CO
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

About_Us At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. Watch our 'About_Us'video We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. Project Accountants (PA) are responsible for all facets of project and contract financial management. PAs assist multiple project managers (PM) and staff to ensure compliance with contractual requirements and HDR policies and procedures. The main focus of the PA is to assist the PM with the non-technical management of a project, emphasizing project financial health. This includes, but is not limited to, client invoicing, collections management, project review(s), ensuring accurate contract documentation, contract monitoring and maintenance including budget and funding entry and contract administration during various stages of a project contract life cycle. Primary_Responsibilities In the role of Senior Federal Project Accountant, we'll count on you to: * Enter project budget and funding information into the accounting system based on contract documents and PM input * Generate accurate invoices in compliance with contract terms * Attend 0%/project reviews, project kick-off and team meetings as necessary * Maintain and monitor contract compliance * Monitor weekly and monthly project expenditures * Assist with procurement responsibilities as necessary; including, purchase requisitions, subconsultant agreements, and work confirmations * Ensure timely release of subconsultant invoices for payment * Analyze & notify PM of outstanding accounts receivable (AR) and document AR status * Perform research and provide necessary data for PM, Area Manager/Managing Principal and others regarding project financial status (including funding/budget and AR) * Manage forecasting, funding and budget updates as a result of work/scope changes and contract amendments * Maintain project accounting files in accordance with company policy * Request and assist PM in entering physical percent complete to monitor project progress * Confirm final billing is complete (client and subconsultants), re-budget project (if necessary) and prepare project(s) for closeout * Perform various specialized accounting functions of moderate complexity and ensure that procedures and practices are followed in accordance with company policy, accounting principles and contractual obligations * Required_Qualifications * 8 years experience in a cost accounting environment * Knowledge and understanding of Federal client billing * Knowledge and understanding of direct, indirect, allowable, and unallowable costs associated with the FAR & GAAP accounting principals * Must have strong analytical skills * Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. * Must be able to work independently, and take the initiative to resolve project financial issues in a timely manner. * Must be able to manage project financial data for multiple projects * Must have experience supporting multiple departments within a corporation * Skilled user of Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel, Word * Proven ability to meet deadlines, manage assigned workload, and deliver accurate and timely results * An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must Preferred Qualifications * Degree in Finance, Business Administration or a related field but not required. * Previous employment with an engineering firm is highly desirable * Why HDR At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way. Primary Location United States-Colorado-Englewood Industry Accounting Schedule Full-time Employee Status Regular BusinessClass Marketing and Admin Job Posting Nov 5, 2020 At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity in all of our offices. USA: We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law. CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law. Health and safety is also our priority. For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy. If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy. Show moreShow less

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