Project Accounting Manager

Tampa Bay, FL

Posted: 02/06/2019 Category: Accounting Job Number: 6622

If you are experienced in Project Accounting and understand the costing of projects, we have a role for you!  Our client, one of Tampa Bay’s premier companies is looking for a Project Accounting Manager to manage over 700 projects – ensuring contracts are closed correctly / billed correctly and assisting with the project managers with status of project.

Project Accounting Manager Job Duties:

  • Analyzing projects to ensure accurate reporting and calculating adjustments as needed
  • Reviewing customer contracts and billings
  • Assisting project managers in understanding the financials of each project and ensuring that all required support is gathered in order to be in adherence with GAAP and SOX controls
  • Reviewing and approving revenue adjustments
  • Monitoring unbilled costs
  • Analyzing monthly financial reports, journal entry preparation and postings to the general ledger for various accounts
  • Managing general ledger maintenance, account reconciliation and month-end closing
  • Acting as liaison by coordinating accounting matters between Operations, Finance, Contracts & Proposals
  • Assisting in the preparation of various monthly, quarterly and ad hoc reports for internal and external contacts
  • Performing SOX testing and reviewing
  • Performing internal audits on project financials

Project Accounting Manager Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 4+ years of project accounting experience
  • Either consulting or construction industry experience
  • Proven managerial experience – will manage 3 direct reports
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (pivot, vlookups, etc.)
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail

Project Accounting Manager Benefits and Compensation:

  • Great work life balance, including the option to work remote
  • TERRIFIC career growth potential
  • FANTASTIC benefits
  • Highly competitive compensation of $75,000 - $80,000, plus bonus potential

At Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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