Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 6:18 AM
Division InformationDesign Group is a leading engineering, systems integration, and technology consulting firm, capable of providing complete operating solutions for consumer products, life sciences, and other industrial sectors. Design Group provides engineering, project management, regulatory compliance, and other technology services to the world's leading companies. Our organization is staffed by over 1,100 engineering and technical specialists, operating from over 35 offices in the US and Puerto Rico. Design Group provides professional engineering, architectural and construction management services through our wholly owned and professionally licensed subsidiary, Design Group Facility Solutions, Inc. We are focused on providing our professionals with opportunities for leadership and career advancement within a thriving work environment and a unique "people-centric" culture. We offer a robust, centralized learning and development program to improve the career experience for every professional. For more information, visit www.bwdesigngroup.com.Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $2.5 billion organization with more than 11,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world. For more information, go to www.barrywehmiller.com and visit our CEO Bob Chapman's blog at www.trulyhumanleadership.comJob SummaryAs Project Accountant you will provide project based financial support for a growing engineering and construction management firm. This position will be focused on supporting a national engineering firm that offers services across the consumer products and life sciences sector. Ideally this person will have some experience in project based accounting. Financial experience gained from other industries will be considered. You will work with and under the supervision of a Regional Financial Manager as part of the Design Group Finance team.ResponsibilitiesThe position will be based locally but will provide financial oversight to team members regionally and nationally. Project finance oversight can include, but is not limited to:Preparing and reviewing client invoices and issuing them accurately & timely according to the client agreement to ensure positive project cash flow.Working with the client, project team, and A/R to ensure timely collection on invoices.Analyzing project risks & proactively identifying profitability opportunities.Reviewing purchase orders, verifying the financial terms, budget and verbiage.Tracking project labor & expenses, and updating the project team on any variations from budget.Auditing and tracking T&E to ensure compliance with time & expense policies.Adhering to and ensuring compliance with specific client agreements, billing policies, internal financial policies and other firm policies.Provide financial support to the Region Financial Manager during month-end close and forecast as needed.Provide financial support on new and active proposals and ensure proposal system is updated with the latest information.Review proposals and engage new projects in accordance with the firm's financial guidelines.Reviewing project budgets, forecasts and modify monthly based on review and input from team members. Support financial training to the local offices and help ensure they are educated on and following the established financial processes and policies.Work as part of the Design Group Finance team to improve financial processes and communications across the firm.RequirementsThe ideal candidate will have a 2 or 4 year degree and 0-3 years of relevant financial or accounting experience. (accounting/financial Coop/Intern experience will be considered)Excel skills are required.Working knowledge of procurement: equipment & services a plus.Knowledge of financial practices, principles, processes and systems, preferably in a corporate environment.The ideal candidate needs to have good inter-personal skills, work well with teams, and have strong organizational & communication skills.The ideal candidate needs demonstrated initiative with the commitment and ability to meet monthly closing and project deadlines.Experience in working within a firm wide enterprise management financial software systemKnowledge of MS Office Products with experience in Excel and QuickBooks are highly desired.Working knowledge of procurement: equipment & services a plus.Education An Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is preferred, but not required based on appropriate work experience.LanguageEnglish#CB2#.Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.
• Location: Concord, East Bay
• Post ID: 83182212 eastbay