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Project Accountant

FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), an ADEC Innovation, is focused on improving the world we live in by advancing sustainable practices globally. It's our goal to improve the lives of all people we work with, whether they are clients, partners or colleagues. By joining FCS, you will work with highly skilled, technical teams that are dedicated to doing what it takes to meet our clients' needs. FCS is focused on advancing the skills and experiences of our staff and has opportunities that expand the globe.

FCS is searching for a Project Accountant who will be responsible for the project billing process from start to finish. This will also include responding to client and sub-consultant billing inquiries, managing other direct cost chargeability; in accordance with the established accounting standards and billing policy. Responsible for recording of daily cash receipts. Review and process all vendor and sub-consultants invoices, in-house check requests.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare draft invoices for project managers/directors.
  • Process and prepare final client invoice packages to include all applicable back-up, lien releases, progress reports, and project labor detail reports.
  • Assist Project Managers with project cost analysis.
  • Follow-up with Project Managers on unbilled issues to optimize the billing possibilities for the billing period.
  • Recommend and implement agreed process improvements to the billing cycle.
  • Responsible for all aspects of Accounts Payable including: receiving, reviewing, coding and processing of vendor (overhead) and sub-consultant invoices, in-house check requests, and Ensure payments are processed in a timely manner.
  • Track sub-consultants’ insurance requirements (COIs, etc.).
  • Accurately match and post cash receipts on a daily basis, address short payments with Clients and/or Project Managers, and assist in reconciling A/R balances.
  • Reconcile vendor, sub-consultants statements. Compare sub-consultants’ invoices against executed agreements and work authorizations for accuracy.
  • Maintain filing systems. Drive the conversion of various accounting files and filing systems from paper to electronic.
  • Business License tracking & process timely renewals.
  • Perform additional assignments, as directed by the Controller.

Skills

  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills – ability to identify, resolve and follow-up on issues
  • Team player – strong initiative, independent thinker, driven to succeed, high energy with a commitment to work and follow through.
  • Ability to establish priorities and handle multiple assignments concurrently with minimal direction in s highly dynamic work environment.
  • Strong use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to produce presentations, reports and information for management.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business preferred
  • Minimum three years of billing and receivables experience

Work Environment

The position operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may spend extended periods of time sitting in front of the computer. The position is regularly required to talk and hear as well as stand, stoop, walk, reach with hands and arms and hand/finger dexterity.

FCS offers competitive salaries and benefits with opportunities for personal and professional development. If you want to work in a collaborative, creative work environment where you can provide meaningful contributions while being challenged to grow on the job, then you are encouraged to apply!

How to apply:

Please email your résumé with cover letter to careers@firstcarbonsolutions.com with “Project Accountant, Last Name, First Name” in the subject heading.

FCS is an equal opportunity employer.

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