Project Accountant



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Sacramento, CA - (USA) 1740 Arden Way Suite 3 CA Sacramento , CA 95815



Job Description

Project Accountant

The Project Accountant is responsible for providing accounting support for managing revenue and cost of goods sold transactions and oversight for accounts payable (AP) and accounts receivable (AR), as well as financial and administrative assistance to the UCOS Products & Services business unit. The duties include completing month end financial close, processing AR invoices, managing Cost of Goods Sold accounts, Software Service Agreements, and monthly account reconciliations. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure that the Company's revenue and cost of goods sold are accurate and up to date.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Complete month-end process for all revenue, cost of goods sold, and cost center cost adjustments. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job description

* Process accounts receivable invoices upon project completion

* Attend weekly Project Review meetings and maintain Project Review file

* Process and allocate engineering support invoices from Poland, Brazil, and Houston

* Maintain Contract Revenue Forecast data file

* Run monthly AR aging analysis

* Prepare journal entries related to revenue and COGS

* Compile and reconcile and then reclass monthly Work-In-Progress report

* Maintain and reconcile Contract Revenue Recognition with collected vs uncollected analysis

* Process and maintain intercompany billing system, RRICB

* Post AP invoices in SAP

* Confirm intercompany balances

* Work with UCOS staff to resolve any vendor issues and payment discrepancies

* Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services

* Verify that transactions are recorded in compliance with financial policies and procedures

* Process backup reports after data entry

* File, collate, and make copies

* Generate month-end reports and reconciliations

* Resolve billing issues with customers

* Coordinate customer updates with the Production Planner

You are meant for this job if

* Knowledge of GAAP and general accounting transactions and processes

* Knowledge of revenue and COGS transactions and accounts payable processing

* Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy when reviewing and processing accounting transactions

* Attention to detail and high level of accuracy

* Ability to work independently

* Time management skills

* Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet and word programs, and Outlook email

* Degree in accounting or finance

* 3+ years of working experience in an Accounting or Cost Accounting role

* Previous experience with SAP accounts receivable and inventory modules is desirable

* Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel, maintaining tables, running Pivot tables, etc.

* Ability to adhere to tight deadlines

Physical Requirements

* Use hands and arms to perform repetitive motions.

* Sit, talk and/or hear.

* Frequent standing and sitting are required.

Work Environment

* Maybe subjected to interruptions and multiple calls and inquiries. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.