Project Accountant
Temporarily WFH due to COVID-19 New York City, NY Accounting
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UAP North America is a global leader in art fabrication and in the design and delivery of custom projects. We have a rare opportunity available for someone to join our US team in New York, New York. To learn more about the company, please visit our website

The Project Accountant will be responsible for the preparation of financial statements for reporting including monthly and annual accounts based upon the financial information that is compiled and analyzed. The preparation of financial management reports includes accurate weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing documents. Reports compiled may be used in connection with the continual support and management of budgetary forecast activities.

The financial reports will ultimately be used by our financial controller, global CFO, and executive teams to access regional health and to flag areas needing improvement.

Key Responsibilities of the Project Accountant

Budget Analyst

  • Estimating and forecasting project related costs
  • Conducting daily project budget analyses to determine invoicing
  • Analyzing financial information (e.g. revenues, expenditures and cash management) to ensure all operations are within budget

Accumulating Cost Reporting (ACR):

  • Working with the delivery team and assuring orders are entered properly and translating accurately to the regular reporting
  • Recognizing errors in formulas & functions
  • Management and coding of relevant AR & AP invoicing
  • Management of staff and labor reporting to projects
  • Archiving relevant data
Accounts Payable:
  • Maintain copies of vouchers, invoices or correspondence necessary for files
  • Analyze and process accounts payable in a timely manner.
  • Code such items as invoices, vouchers, expense reports, check requests, etc., with correct codes conforming to standard procedures to ensure proper entry into the financial system.
  • Handle vendor correspondence via phone or email.
Regular Performance Reporting:
  • Regular reporting of staffing and labor (recovery & overtime)
  • Regular reporting of gross profit fluctuation by job
  • Regular reporting of invoicing & revenue by job

Month-end Reporting:

  • Payables / Receivables – run report and confirm accuracy (checks, invoices, etc.)
  • Staff & Labor Hours - run report and confirm accuracy (recoveries & overtime)
  • Close Accumulating Cost Reports (ACR)- reconcile job summary report to GL report. Log labor hours, subcontractors, and materials for jobs and transfer to reconciled ACR
  • Intercompany Charges - Enter intercompany transactions
  • Balance Sheet - update the balance sheets after all month-end journal entries are complete
  • Accounting / Corporate Finance / Similar
  • Budgetary Experience
  • Reporting Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Reporting Research Results
  • Confidentiality
  • Time Management
  • Data Entry Management
  • General Math Skills
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience accounting practice
  • Exquisite in Excel, QuickBooks
  • Able to work under pressure and with minimum supervision
  • Strong work ethic and focus on delivery


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in tax, accounting, or finance
  • Minimum 3 experience in accounting/finance
  • Experience with financial reporting requirements
  • Experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas