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1.  Project Accountant Job Posting - GBA

Posted 05-31-2017 09:00

Project Accountant

GBA, a multi-disciplined engineering/architecture firm in Lenexa, Kansas, has an immediate opening in our Accounting Department for a Project Accountant.  This position will be responsible for project accounting from setup through closeout including the month end revenue recognition process and project monitoring working with project managers and other management personnel to ensure appropriate financial and operational performance.  Position will also assist with accounting system reporting and process development as well as administration and will handle other tasks and projects as identified. 

The ideal candidate should be a team player who is proactive, detail-oriented, organized, and able to communicate with varying audiences.  The position will report to the Controller and have contact with all levels of management including the Board of Directors.


  • Perform Project Setups in ERP system (Deltek Vision)
  • Assist CFO and Controller in coordinating month end close process
    • Review project performance to identify project discrepancies.
    • Coordinate with project managers to resolve discrepancies
    • Adjust projects accordingly and ensure desired results are achieved- fee allocation, fee calculation
  • Oversee & perform project labor, expense & unit transfers.
  • Maintain accounting project files for the life of the project
  • Assist project managers with project maintenance & billing questions
  • Close projects
  • Prepare invoices to clients
  • Provide backup to billers for all companies
  • Manage project reporting and follow up throughout the month.
  • Assist the CFO and Controller in identifying project reporting needs
  • Assist CFO and Controller with project manager training
  • Assist Controller by providing information required for annual audit requests


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance with relevant experience, engineering consulting experience is a plus
  • Ability to work independently with a desire to take ownership over projects & processes
  • Desire to work in a team environment with a willingness to share knowledge and skills
  • Strong time management and organization skills with the ability to prioritize and adapt to change
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate with all levels of an organization
  • Basic understanding of project accounting- how the debits and credits affect the project and reporting.
  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to modify procedures or resources within projects
  • Ability to work in fast pace situations while maintaining focus on project details and quality reporting.
  • Deltek Vision experience a plus

Apply online at:  www.gbateam.com  -  GBA Careers

Contact at GBA for more information:
Michelle Brewer, CPA
(913) 577-8294

Thomas Cunningham
Surety Account Executive
Overland Park KS
(913) 825-4516