Project Accountant (Spanish or Portuguese speaker)

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At CH2M you will join an inclusive and dedicated team working on some of the world’s most impactful projects. Hard problems energize us, and fresh solutions delight us. This approach has defined us for more than 60 years, and it will drive us for the next 60 and beyond. Close collaboration among so many skilled and creative problem solvers gives us the power to safely and successfully execute almost any client project. 

As a Project Accountant, you’ll be joining our in-house corporate accounting department. You will become an important part of our global team by providing accounting support within our systems to the project delivery efforts for our clients and internal teams.

Project Accountant interprets accounting data, analyzes reports and recommends follow-up actions to take in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). In this role, you will help identify and monitor project revenue/cost variances as well as issue client invoices. 

Our Project Accountant:

•           Maintains projects in Oracle according to the company policies and procedures

•           Reviews contract terms and associated information to ensure project setup generates appropriate results 

•           Issues and reviews client invoices to ensure they are in accordance with the contract terms

•           Monitors project balances on Accounts Receivable, Work in Progress and Billing In Excess accounts

•           Analyzes and verifies internal consistency, completeness and accuracy of project data, revenue and cost budgets/forecasts

•           Provides month-end reporting on project performance including gross margin variances 

•           Prepares ad hoc journal entries and analyzes specific cost or project account ledgers 

•           Applies best practices and company policies throughout all phases of a project

•           Contacts other departments and outside vendors, suppliers and clients to resolve cross functional pending items

•           Provides work leadership for  Junior Project Accountants 

•           Meets weekly, monthly and quarterly deadlines as outlined in company policies and best practices 

•           Participates in internal and external audit

The minimum qualifications for this position are: 

•           Degree in Finance or Accounting, equivalent major or equivalent experience

•           At least two years of professional accounting experience

•           Fluency in both written and spoken English

•           Working knowledge of ERP system, preferably Oracle 

•           Advanced analytical skills

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

•           Fluency in both written and spoken Spanish or Portuguese would be an asset

•           Willingness to support different time zones will be an asset


We offer: 

•           International working environment and unique company culture 

•           Personal development opportunities

•           Friendly atmosphere in a dynamic team

•           Full time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualifications

•           Benefits package including medical care, insurance, sport activities and other 

At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let’s get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Ref 170000HA
Company Name CH2M
Location Kraków, Poland
Date Posted Feb 07, 2017
Category Banking, Insurance, Finance
Job Type Permanent
Application Deadline 06-03-2017
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