Sr. Project Accountant

Date: Nov 14, 2022

Location: The Woodlands, TX, United States, 77381

Company: Chart Industries

Ensuring Chart’s Success…

The Senior Project Accountant is responsible for providing all accounting support throughout the project lifecycle and will work very closely with Project Managers, Project Controls, and the Contract Billing Group as well as coordinating with other Finance/Accounting teams (General Ledger, FP&A, etc.) on project forecasting, reconciliations, reporting, and analysis.

The Woodlands, TX is preferred location, but will consider candidates based in Tulsa, OK, Theodore, AL, or New Iberia, LA 

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be…

  • Review project contract documents for Revenue Recognition treatment
  • Setup and maintenance of Projects in JDE E1 to include master data, budgets, and projections
  • Process Change Orders and Forecast Adjustments
  • Monitor and track project costs against budget/forecast and analyze labor/time and review major equipment/materials and vendor costs
  • Work with Project Management/Controls to evaluate project progress and prepare monthly cost accruals based on earned values/rules of credit
  • Conduct Monthly Project Status/Financial Review Meetings
  • Run/analyze revenue recognition in accordance with accounting standards and company policy
  • Perform monthly P&L and Balance sheet reconciliations related to projects
  • Develop monthly/quarterly analyses and comparative financial reporting for project data
  • Maintain documentation and provide quarter-end/year-end support for project-related internal/external audit requirements
  • Perform other duties as required to meet business needs

Your Education Should Be…

  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting or Finance

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require…

Primarily office and computer work. 

Your Professional Experience Should Be…

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Project Accounting
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and percentage of completion accounting 
  • Industry experience in Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Major ERP system experience (JDE E1 experience a plus)
  • Advanced proficiency with MS products, specifically Excel
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and capability to analyze financial data and prepare ad hoc reports and analyses
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and employ critical thinking skills
  • Capacity to produce quality deliverables within tight timeframes, simultaneously manage various projects and tasks, and respond to changing priorities.

Chart is an equal opportunity employer