Junior Project Accountant

Charlottesville, VA 22901

Posted: 09/20/2019 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 62647 Pay Rate: 40.80 - 46.15



Position

Junior Project Accountant

Overview

The Junior Project Accountant is responsible for supporting various aspects of accounting, including A/R invoice preparation and payment reconciliation, A/P invoice processing and tracking, monitoring various metrics, and assisting the Sr. Accountant with general accounting responsibilities, journal entries, transactions, account reconciliations, and accruals.

Essential Job Functions
  • Accounts Receivable procedures
  • Posting accounts receivable invoices
  • Analyzing Accounts Receivable Aging
  • Maintaining proper audit documentation for all Accounts Receivable transactions
  • Accounts Payable procedures
  • Maintaining proper audit documentation for all Accounts Payable transactions
  • Performing monthly reconciliations
  • Preparing and analyzing monthly journal entries and accruals
  • Ensuring transactions are in accordance with GAAP
  • Timely reporting of all monthly financial information
  • Support budget and forecasting activities
  • Support Sr. Accountant

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor s Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of accounting experience within the last 5 years, project accounting experience is a plus
  • Experience with QuickBooks accounting software
  • A proven track record of academic and professional excellence
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills required
  • Excellent mathematical and computational skills
  • Skilled in reconciliations
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork
  • Strong organizational and reporting skills
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)



Schedule

Monday Friday, 8am 5pm

3-month contract (October 1st December 31st) with potential to extend

Pay Rate

$40.87 - $46.15/hour ($85-95k/year)
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