Project Accountant/Operational Accounting

Mid-sized (120 employees) Los Angeles based architecture firm with an extensive portfolio of award winning institutional projects is seeking an experienced and talented professional to join our accounting team to provide support related to financial project management and operational accounting.

The firm was founded more than 30 years ago based on a culture of collaboration, integrity and mutual respect and is committed to continuous learning in support of professional and personal growth. The firm is an equal opportunity employer and offers a full range of generous benefits including healthcare, employer matching 401K, profit sharing, paid time off, and a firm-sponsored education program that encourages effective training and career development. This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned professional who thrives in a dynamic and creative environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Support the firm’s vision and strategic goals
• Work closely with the Chief Financial Officer and the firm’s Principals to ensure financial performance objectives
• Project accounting including design team liaison, project budgeting, client billing, labor and expense tracking, consultant fee management, etc.
• Support of firm-wide accounting operations
• Provide accurate and timely financial analysis and reporting
• Participate in monthly closing
• Support year-end financial planning
• Coordinate CPA’s annual review, audit and tax compliance functions
• Develop and implement continuous improvement of accounting policies, systems and procedures

Qualifications & Skills:
• Bachelor and/or Master degree in accounting, finance or related discipline
• Experience within a related industry (architecture, engineering, construction)
• Expert knowledge of Deltek Vision and Microsoft Office
• Comprehensive understanding of project accounting including billing, budgeting, labor and expense tracking, and facilitating optimal financial performance
• Project experience with construction budgets >$20M
• Detail-oriented, proactive and capable of effectively managing multiple tasks, projects and deadlines
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• Self-motivated and self-directed while contributing to a collaborative team environment
• Innovative spirit willing to challenge standards where opportunities for improvement exist

To be considered for this position, please email your resume to Place “Project Accountant – LA” in the subject line of your email.

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