Project Accounting Manager
Company: OTAK INC
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Job DescriptionOtak is hiring for an experienced Project
Accounting Manager to oversee the day-to-day operational activities
of the Project Accounting Department. You will work closely with
the accounting and billing/project managers in support of financial
performance of projects and activities relating to cash management
(billings, collections and accelerating cash flow). What you'll
- Coordinate and lead all aspects of the invoice generation
function, including invoice preparation, collections assistance,
productivity tracking, training, delinquent billing resolution and
related documentation and invoice reporting.
- Provide project accounting training, mentoring, and development
of billing managers and project accountant team.
- Mentor and direct the work of Project Accounting staff.
- Ensure all internal project accounting financial data is
completed accurately, timely, efficiently and in accordance with
GAAP and company policy.
- Assist Project Managers in preparing project financial
performance data for monthly project review meetings.
- Participate in preparing the annual strategic plan providing
financial analysis and support.
- Responsible for process completion to support a 3-5 day month
end close including: project revenue recognition, reconciliation of
WIP (Earned but Unbilled Revenue), Accounts Receivable, A/ P Trade
- Sub Consultants, Allowance for Bad Debt, Intercompany
Receivables, Unearned Revenue, revenue in excess of cost, and notes
- Collaborates with finance leadership to support weekly cash
forecasting, external financial audit, FAR audit and government
reporting, as needed.What you bring:
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
- Minimum of 10 years of related accounting experience.
- Proven ability to manage an accounting team.
- Previous demonstrated experience working in a professional
- Cash/collection management experience.
- Previous experience with Deltek Vision or Vantagepoint; Deltek
Administration experience preferred.Must be fully vaccinated for
COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose
series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start
date.BenefitsAt our core, we believe that supporting our
communities begins with supporting our employees. No matter what
stage you're at in your career, we have a comprehensive total
rewards program to enhance your quality of life, help support your
family, and assist you in achieving your personal and professional
goals. Otak employees enjoy competitive salaries; no-cost medical,
dental, vision, life and disability insurance; a 401(k)-retirement
match that is 100% vested immediately; ; Paid Time Off (PTO)
accrual based on your industry experience rather than your
seniority plus 9 paid holidays per year; a commuter allowance
(based on your office location); support for your professional
registration and/or certification fees; and much more!Why work at
Otak?We're not just looking for skills and experience, having
shared values is just as important! When you work at Otak, you
aren't just joining a firm — you're joining a community. We believe
our best work happens in a culture of collaboration and inclusion,
where the expertise of diverse individuals can thrive in a
foundation of teamwork. The work environment we create is built on
a simple concept: working on interesting projects with interesting
people. However, we don't just believe in cultivating our own
community; we're also committed to enriching the communities around
us with smart, creative solutions. We know our employees make an
investment in us, so we're committed to making an investment in
them. Seasoned experts and young professionals work together to
encourage personal growth and skill development at all experience
levels. Plus, we're expanding — and we're dedicated to developing
an internal infrastructure with the strength and talent to support
that growth. What is it really like to work at Otak? Watch this
short video: Our WhyOtak employees have a progressive mindset and
sustainable community perspective. We encourage our staff to
volunteer in their communities by giving them an option to earn
extra vacation time for their volunteer hours. Otak combines the
best of a small firm mentality with strong collaboration across
disciplines with the plentiful opportunities to work on exciting
projects offered by a growing firm. We also encourage life balance
and foster a fun work environment. Our Northwest sensibilities are
reflected in our commitment to sustainability and diversity. And
believing that diversity fosters innovation and strengthens our
skills, we embrace a culture of inclusion and equity in our company
and in our communities.Equal OpportunityOtak is proud to be an
Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. The Equal
Opportunity policy at Otak, Inc. provides a fair and equal
employment opportunity for all employees and applicants regardless
of race, color, religion, nation origin, gender, gender identity,
sexual orientation, age, marital status, protected veteran status
or disability or any other status(es) protected by law. Otak
ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in
accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and
mandatory supplements to EEO (revisions).At Otak, we recognize that
inclusion is a practice and we are determined to lead our industry
by embedding that practice into our work. Cultivating an inclusive
workplace environment is ongoing and consistent work, requiring
dedication and commitment from every member of the organization.
This commitment is reflected in Otak's promise to significantly
increase employee diversity, impact the communities in which we
work, and establish ongoing relationships within these communities.
Otak's Vision for an Inclusive Environment includes the following:
- We embrace diverse identities, and willingly engage across
- All employees can experience the workplace safely and show up
as their authentic selves
- Fostering unique perspectives and an open exchange of
- Engaging one another with curiosity rather than judgment
- Relationships are built on mutual trust, dignity, and respect
If you are a minority, veteran, person with a disability, or a
member of the LGBTQA Community, we strongly encourage and welcome
you to apply to any open position of interest. If you want to learn
more about Otak, this position, or the company's commitment to
diversity, equity, and inclusion, contact our Human Resources
Department at GRPHumanResources@otak.com.
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