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Regional Project Accountant

Cincinnati, OH 45202
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Be involved in projects with our Project Accounting Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Regional Project Accountant for one of our Central Region offices (Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Kansas City, St. Louis, Indianapolis). This role can be remote with going into office on occasion for meets, training, etc.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience in related field), and a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience.  Must have strong organizational and communication skills and understanding of accounting and contracting principles. Some mentoring or training experience. Ability to work with all levels of teams.  Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and accounting software. Strong problem-solving skills.  Familiarity with Oracle is preferred.  Experience with an engineering, construction or consulting firm is a plus.
JOB SUMMARY: Very senior project accountant who works independently under minimal supervision.  Provides project accounting support to one or more Project Managers and/or Project Teams on larger/more complex projects. May train or supervise staff. Ensures all data in Oracle is up to date on assigned projects, including funding, budgets and project maintenance.  Analyzes project financial performance and may audit other projects for manager.        
  • May mentor/train or supervise more Junior project accountants.
  • Complete understanding of contract terms and conditions.
  • Completes large and/or complex project set ups, modifications, and closeouts, and may review those drafted by a more junior PA.
  • May close other projects for more junior PAs.
  • Develops analyses on labor breakage, cost trending, or other various project related financial reports on a regular and/or ad hoc basis.  May assist other PAs with development of reports and interpretation of analyses done on projects.
  • Monitor and analyze revenue and unbilled balances to ensure proper revenue recognition. Reviews and reports on project financial performance
  • Reviews and processes complex subconsultant invoices and establishes and maintains subconsultant purchase orders.  May train other PAs in purchase order system and use.
  • Directs billers on large and/or complex invoice requirements, including preparation, format and distribution. May help junior PAs with setting up complicated invoice formats or Automated Invoice Formats.  Reviews draft invoices and follows up through invoice release and sub payment.  Monitors any delinquent accounts receivables and/or unbilled costs through resolution.
  • Participates and contributes as needed in project review meetings
  • Provides audit responses for Project Manager
  • Other duties as assigned


Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 7+ years relevant experience
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Oracle experience
  • Experience with an engineering, construction or consulting firm
  • Leadership/Mentoring of others
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


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Posted: 2020-08-20 Expires: 2020-10-19

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