1+ months

Senior Project Accountant

Boston, MA 02109
Come join us in shaping the future of energy! Be a part of WSP’s rapidly-expanding Power and Energy team – solving our client’s complex challenges and helping them achieve their goals.
Our WSP USA Energy Sector needs a Senior Project Accountant to join our Project Administration group out of our Boston, MA office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Completes initial project set-up in Oracle, for review by senior Project Accountant.
  • Responsible for modifications of financial data based on changes or revisions to contracts .
  • Reviews sub-consultant invoices, establishes and maintains sub-consultant purchase orders.
  • Directs billers on invoice requirements, including preparation, format and distribution, and follows up on any delinquent accounts receivable and/or unbilled costs through resolution.
  • Reviews and approves invoices prepared by billers.
  • Develops analyses on labor breakage, cost trending, or other various project related financial reports for the Project Manager on a regular and/or ad hoc basis, and provides recommendations and actions contributing to the project management strategy.
  • Reviews project financial position and alerts Project Manager on any noted issues.
  • Participates in project review meetings.
  • Completes project closeout duties.
  • Reviews project charges, coordinates and compiles cost transfers as needed.
  • Meets with auditors and coordinates responses to auditors for Project Manager review.
  • Ensures appropriate document control procedures are followed.
  • Periodically assists Energy Group leadership with miscellaneous tasks related to operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


<ul> <li> <div style="display: inline !important;">Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience in related field).</div> </li> <li>3-5 years of relevant experience.</li> <li>Must have excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to work with all levels of teams.</li> <li>Strong attention to detail, and solid understanding of accounting principles. </li> <li>Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; Excel proficiency is a must; experience with accounting software is preferred.</li> <li>Must be authorized to work in the United States.</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div>Preferred Qualifications</div> <ul> <li>Skills in Access Database, Power BI, and Power Pivot.</li> <li>Experience with an engineering or construction firm is a plus.</li> <li>Desire to mentor and train team members.</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div>At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Passion and perseverance are the essence of not only meeting, but exceeding our client’s goals and challenges. Our devotion to teamwork allows us to not only build communities and expand our skylines, but also to help you grow and achieve your own career aspirations – anything is within your reach at WSP. Sounds like a fit for you? Apply now – because we’d love to discuss your potential fit with our teams.</div> <div> </div> <div>About WSP USA</div> <div> </div> <div>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 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>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? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div> <div> </div> <div>Relocation assistance is not available for this position.</div>


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-10-31

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