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Project Accountant, Long Island City NY at Arcadis in Long Island City, New York

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Arcadis is currently searching for a Project Accountant, with 5 years of experience, to join our Water Business Line team in our Long Island City, NY office.

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our team locally with support from one of the best-qualified consulting firms in the country. The Project Account will work on project specific work, such as: tracking progress of various ongoing projects, prepare reports regarding contracts for management use, arranging meetings, monitoring schedules, project budgets and preparing and distributing routine correspondence related to the projects, for a variety of project teams simultaneously. The PA will be primary support to Certified Project Managers in this office.

Position responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Track and monitor project schedules, budgets and all support all aspects of project and financial management.

  • Provide and analyze financial project metric reports for project managers. (Project Revenue, profitability, accounts receivable etc.)

  • Setup new projects and update project forecasts in the project management tools.

  • Prepare documents associated with client billing related to public and private client contracts.

  • Verify invoicing complies with contract terms.

  • Prepare sophisticated reports and spreadsheets, conducting a high level of quality control of documents following the guidelines associated with billing large municipal clients.

  • Prepare contract terms compliance reports.

  • Participate on monthly project reviews with Finance Managers and Project Managers.

  • Provide an occasional backup for LIC office administrator

  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Attributes

  • Ability to prioritize and plan your work.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Ability to work under time constraints to accomplish goals and objectives, handle multiple projects for several project managers simultaneously.

  • Excellent analytical skills, with a strong attention to detail.

  • Strong understanding of project planning tools and software such as MS project.

  • Ability to work overtime, as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • 5 years of technical project financial experience in a fast-paced setting.

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Experience with the client billing procedures.

  • Certification in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related field of study.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications particularly Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • 10 years' experience.

Why Choose Arcadis Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.
Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.
Arcadis. Improving quality of life. About this Business Line
Water, perhaps the world's most critical resource, can both sustain and destroy. As a global top five player in water services, we focus on the entire water cycle - from source to tap and back again - while also managing rivers and coastal zones, urban and rural water, and issues related to climate change and rising sea levels. Join our specialist teams of engineers, scientists and consultants and be uniquely positioned to provide safe and secure water technology that is built to withstand and support the demands of a rapidly changing world.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.