Project Accountant, NA West Coast

B+H Architects is seeking an experienced, hands-on Project Accountant to provide high-quality project account management. We are seeking an organized professional to add value to our Finance Team with a proven track record in successful project accounting while maintaining a high level of customer service to stakeholders. Reporting to the Senior Financial Analyst and working closing with the Global Controller and North American finance and accounting teams, the Project Accountant will be responsible for overseeing project accounting of the Seattle & Vancouver studios, along with producing financial reporting and contributing to improved project financial management. This is a hybrid position which requires the Project Accountant to be in the Seattle office at least 2 days per week.  

Key Responsibilities Responsibilities will include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Manage all aspects of project accounting for Seattle & Vancouver studios
  • Work within business management software (BST) to ensure accurate completion of weekly timesheets, monthly billing, project budgeting, revenue recognition and project and staffing resourcing
  • Prepare timely and accurate project financial reports, variance analysis reports, and help with fee forecasts
  • Work with accounting team members to finalize monthly revenue report
  • Work closely with project managers to improve the AR collections, project profitability and solve the problems
  • Assist with the ongoing development, improvement, and implementation of financial policies, procedures, and processes
  • Work on other financial analysis and reports as required

Position Requirements

We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The ideal candidate will have a growth mindset and be open to learning new processes and procedures. The successful candidate will possess:

  • Completed postsecondary education in Accounting/Business or related field
  • 3 years of experience in project accounting with experience in professional services firm or architectural/design firm strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, analytical and time management skills
  • Highly detail oriented, self-motivated and resourceful
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word)
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA), along with knowledge of GAAP and best practices, current accounting rules and regulations a plus

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

Benefit of working at B+H

People represent our most valued asset. By investing in our employees, we are also investing in the ongoing success of our company. We pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive, People First benefits package to promote health and wellness, enhance work/life balance and ensure long-term stability for our employees and their families.

  • Hybrid work environment
  • Competitive pay backed by a matching 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive medical, prescription drugs, vision, and dental
  • Paid time off
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • ORCA card

  Our Firm B+H is a global, award-winning, full-service design firm recognized for excellence in design, sustainability, technical expertise and the delivery of complex, large-scale projects.  A legacy of over 60 years of design innovation and problem solving has endowed us with a depth of knowledge, skill and agility that benefits each client we serve, wherever they are in the world. Working from studios in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Seattle, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and Dubai, we are creating the framework around which people live their lives.  We believe in the power of design to elevate our lives and are committed to delivering high-performance and sustainable communities, buildings and environments that exceed client expectations, contribute to human well-being, and enhance the health of our planet. For more information about our firm please visit www.bharchitects.com Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for the job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at B+H. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds. B+H is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer  Individual accommodation will be provided for applicants with disabilities who meet required qualifications. Please advise us at any time during the recruitment process.

 

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