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Project Accountant

Company: Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc.
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Sevan Multi-Site Solutions provides construction services, program management, site assessments, and design for multi-site and government projects world-wide. We work with leading brands like McDonald's, Walgreens, Starbucks, 7-Eleven, and Chipotle to name a few. We provide the talent, technology, and trusted expertise needed to consistently deliver excellence in multi-site construction and program management. Sevan is an INC. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company.Summary: Sevan is looking to add an experienced Project Accountant to our growing team. The position is fully responsible for the project billing process, including responding to client inquiries, verifying employee's chargeable time in accordance with the established accounting standards and billing policies. This is a full-time position located at our headquarters in Downers Grove, IL, with a hybrid in-office/remote schedule.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Effectively communicate with Project Managers (PM) regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services-related to billing.Track open purchase orders.Assess and pursue opportunities for maximization of client billing.Maintain the billing folders for all projects, with all the appropriate documents, including expenses, consultant invoices, and monthly invoices, in accordance with standard procedures.Assist PM's in determining unbilled revenue.Work with the cash receipts team member to reconcile variances that occur in the application of cash.Generate and distribute weekly receivable reports and monthly profitability reports.Set up new projects, make transfers of employee billable hours and/or expenses.Recommend and implement agreed process improvements to the billing cyclePrepare special project analyses for the PMs and others.Perform additional assignments, as directed by the Accounting Manager.Crosstrain and assist other team members as needed.Makes recommendations to changes in accounting systems and accounting control procedures; for improving the organization's accounting operation.Other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree with major in accounting or financeThree (3) years of applicable experienceWorking knowledge of Microsoft Word and ExcelExcellent oral, written, and comprehensive skillsStrong applicable math skillsExcellent organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills.A thorough knowledge of standard contract terms and how they are applied in the billing process. Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities.Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.Culture, Leadership and Employee DevelopmentExemplifies and promotes our values of integrity, respect, teamwork, excellence, and charity.Embrace key Sevan-wide initiatives, like Safety and Sustainability.Communicates our vision and purpose through Service, Talent, and Choices.Serves as a role model and promotes professional behavior.Participates in personal career development through on-the-job training, attends training programs and assists in the development of interns / co-ops.Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

Keywords: Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc., Downers Grove , Project Accountant, Hospitality & Tourism , Downers Grove, Illinois

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