Project Accountant
Baltimore, MD Accounting
Job Type
Full-time
Description

 

About Ayers Saint Gross

Ayers Saint Gross is an internationally recognized design firm with expertise in architecture, landscape architecture, planning, graphic design, interior architecture, and space analytics. Since our founding in 1912, we have built a reputation for designing environments of enduring value. The focus of our expertise and most of our work supports mission-driven clients, particularly colleges, universities, and cultural institutions. Our design approach is inspired by a critical and analytical discourse, a respect for past wisdom, a mind to future potential, and a belief that we have an obligation to leave places better than we found them. Our mission is to engage people and places to create designs that enrich our world. With over 180 professionals, we are headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with offices in Washington, DC and Tempe, Arizona.


Position Overview

Ayers Saint Gross seeks a Project Accountant to assume responsibility for the accounting and billing of our projects. The Project Accountant’s role requires close collaboration with various departments, including principals in charge of projects, project management, business operations and contracts.


This position will be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement with the expectation that approximately 50% of the time will be spent working in the Baltimore office.


Responsibilities

  • Process monthly client invoicing for assigned projects
  • Create, update, verify, and understand project budgets
  • Communicate with Project Management regarding project costs, project status and project performance/profitability
  • Educate Project Management on financial aspects of project accountability
  • Prepare and submit MBE reporting and other project-specific reporting requirements
  • Process consultant invoices and determine payments due to consultants based on daily accounts receivable 
  • Generate and distribute monthly project and profitability reports
  • Prepare special project analyses for the CFO & Project Management
  • Assist in training and education on financial aspects of project management to various groups within the organization
  • Grow and develop to support department and organization growth


Requirements
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Strong working knowledge of project budgeting and billing, general ledger, and month-end closing processes
  • Computer proficient, especially surrounding Deltek Vision or Vantagepoint and Microsoft Excel
  • Previous hands-on project accounting experience 
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Positive demeanor
  • Customer service oriented
  • Must be extremely detailed oriented and able to work independently
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience
  • Occasional travel

 

Why work at Ayers Saint Gross?

  • We are a design-driven firm working with exceptional clients.
  • We are an employee-owned company, with over 100 years of design excellence.
  • We encourage our employees to pursue local and professional advocacy groups.
  • We provide the opportunity to help with pro-bono initiatives that bring design to the community.

Ayers Saint Gross is a respected leader in the community offering a highly energized work environment.  For additional information and to apply online, please visit our website at www.ayerssaintgross.com.



As part of the Health and Safety protocols at Ayers Saint Gross, effective January 4, 2022, all US-based new hires, including interns will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid medical or religious exemption from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. 



Ayers Saint Gross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.