Project Accounting Manager

Title: Project Accounting Manager /AEC (Architectural design, Engineering design and construction)

Type: Perm Opportunity

Location: Hybrid or Remote as long as you can work east coast hours. Preferred in Holmdel NJ, Rochester or Albany NY, Charlotte NC, Miami FL, San Antonio or Austin, TX, Phoenix AZ.

US citizens and Green Card Holders and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time”

Must Have: Must have experience with AEC (Architectural design, Engineering design and construction) and experience with Project accounts cycle or managing portfolio of projects with project revenue, month end Ad hoc reports, project billing, revenue forecast and issues, collections, audits, billing and managing accounts teams.


Our client in Engineering & Design space is seeking a Project Accounting Manger to join our team. This Project Accounting Manager will oversee all day-to-day financial aspects of the project life cycle from project set up through project close out process in collaboration with project managers, division leadership and project accounting staff.


• Perform Revenue recognition for project portfolio.

• Prepare month end/ad hoc reporting and analysis for project managers, division leadership, and accounting team.

• Research and document project billing/revenue issues and assist project managers in resolution.

• Proactively monitor timeliness of billing for assigned division(s), follow-up with project managers regarding collections routinely.

• Assist with coordination and reporting for audits.

• Verify the proposed setup of large or complex projects to ensure alignment with the contract/proposal.

• Reviewing material or complex draft invoices for Project Managers.

• Manage assigned billing/project accounting staff members, including staff development, engagement, and annual goals are mutually agreed upon.

• Provide training to billing/project accounting staff as well as project managers and administrative support staff throughout the company.

• Perform other accounting tasks or special projects as needed.


• Basic / Minimum Education requirement to perform the job: Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance or Business.

• Relevant Years of experience required to perform the role: 7-10+ years.

• Percentage of completion (POC); Revenue recognition experience preferred.

• AEC experience preferred.

• Experience managing a team size of 5+ preferred.

• Effective communication skills.

• Experience with BST software a plus.

• Experience in billing federal, state, and county projects a plus.

• Mid-level to Advanced Excel skills.

• Ability to work overtime when required.






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