Entry-level Project Accountant

Posted Date 2 months ago(3/20/2024 12:44 PM)
Bachelor's Degree


Our growing Regional Accounting team is seeking an entry-level Project Accountant based in our St. Paul Office. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter with problem-solving skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships. This individual would support full project lifecycle business functions by partnering with Project Managers and their design teams to serve external clients.


Financial Analysis/Profitability Review

  • Partner with Project Managers regarding business-related functions, including contract review, project setup, sub-consultant management, monthly profitability review, and invoicing and collections efforts
  • Consult routinely with project leadership teams to review and analyze project financial performance to ensure proper revenue recognition
  • Work in a fast-paced, collaborative team setting to manage monthly deadlines and Regional performance goals

Invoicing/Accounts Receivable Management

  • Ensure projects are billed accurately and timely according to client-specific contract terms
  • Timely coordination with clients regarding invoicing and accounts receivable/collection efforts
  • Identify complex accounts receivable issues and partner with Business leadership to resolve or escalate appropriately
  • Coordinate with outside firms to manage sub-consultant invoicing and payment workflow

Compliance Reporting and Contract Management

  • Review contracts to ensure proper project setup in accordance with terms and conditions
  • Utilize business tools and reporting to track project compliance and end-of-year reporting
  • Understand contractual obligations that impact different business operations, including revenue recognition, audits, sub-consultant management, and client compliance requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Accounting, Finance, or related degree a plus
  • Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals
  • High degree of professionalism and strong people skills
  • Must be an excellent team player
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to travel to support project management teams as needed





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