SSOE Group Project Accounting Coordinator in Toledo, Ohio
You don't have to be an employee long before you understand the SSOE difference. It goes back to our history of reinventing ourselves for new markets, serious rates of growth year after year, and being ahead of the curve in technology. Those are the achievements of a company that rewards talent and effort in ways that mean the most to the individual.
When you work at SSOE, you work with the best and you're a part of something bigger than yourself. And providing the best possible workplace for our employees gives us a competitive advantage - helping us attract and retain top talent and drive better business results.
The following duties are typical of the position, but are not all encompassing. Responsibilities include those required to deliver quality service on schedule and within budget in a team environment.
Performs general accounting duties, i.e., determines proper accounting entries, reconciles entries, prepares accounting reports, and maintains project accounts.
Meet and coordinate with Project Managers to discuss project accounting procedures or concerns
Project set up and revision to project close out; project status
Current and projected profit/loss
Earnings process budget issues
Billing issues (cost exceeding fee, billing at max)
Assist with reporting and spreadsheets
Project Profile and Maintenance
Maintain project profiles for specified clients from beginning to end. Set-up and revise hours and dollar budgets at WBS level; create and maintain variable rate tables; ensure project's profile complies with client requirements; determine billing format and fee type; determine if external tracking (billing codes, remarks) or internal tracking (tasks, phases, etc) is needed by PM or client
Maintain project status at project and WBS levels (active, shutdown to labor, close)
Ensure proper archiving process for Project Historical Database (PHD)
Prepare invoices according to authorized agreements between SSOE and the client;
Transfer incorrect labor and expense charges as necessary (patches)
Verify that all client requirements are met during the billing process; verify uncertainties with PM and client; review and interpret proposal/contracts/PO's.
Maintain WIP to <45 days
Assist PMs with Aged A/R and Collections
Notify PM as project invoices age > 60 days
Prepare client statements upon request
Revise and/or resubmit invoices upon PM/client request
Contact (and follow up) with client per PM advisement
Adjust/Write off uncollectible invoice balances
Coordinate with Asst Controller and Division Managers to discuss billing and earnings process concerns
Recognize and forecast concerns before they get out of hand
Occasional travel may be required.
Valid driver's license required. May be waived for international assignments.
Associate degree in Business Administration preferred with a concentration in accounting courses.
Eight (8) or more years experience in general accounting preferred.
Personal computer experience required.
External Company Name: SSOE, Inc.
External Company URL: https://www.ssoe.com
Street: 1001 Madison Avenue