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Power Engineers Federal Project Coordinator / Accounting Assistant in Boise, Idaho

Federal Project Coordinator / Accounting Assistant



Department:Federal Project Control Group


Federal Project Coordinator/Accounting Assistant

The Federal Project Control Department at POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Project Control Coordinator/Accounting Assistant to work in our Boise, ID office. This position is a hybrid role with project coordination duties as well as accounting responsibilities to support project managers on various federal government projects. The Project Coordinator/Accounting Assistant is an integral member of the project team, responsible for directing, organizing and controlling project activities under the direction of project managers.

Additionally, this position will work closely with project managers in the financial management of projects, handling everything involving the financial side of the project including project initiation, budgets, expenditure tracking, invoicing, status reports, management of unbilled costs, purchase requisitions, percent complete updates, and accounts receivable. This position has a wide variety of client contact and must represent POWER in a professional manner.

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

This coordinator/accounting assistant is responsible for facilitating the execution of project deliverables and ensuring milestones are met on multi-discipline complex (Federal) projects. Other responsibilities will include but may not be limited to:

  • Support the creation and maintenance of engineering documents, i.e. reports, basis of design, drawing packages as well as provide a quality review of these documents

  • Work closely with all levels of management and disciplines/departments within POWER

  • Coordinate & communicate relevant project information to the team

  • Provide high level coordination/administrative and analytic support to Project Managers

  • Track and lead all project changes during development

  • Liaison (Point-of-Contact) between PEI and the client

  • Maintain project folders and ensures document/record transfer information into ProjectWise

  • Support and attend key project meetings (internal or with client) at the Project Manager’s discretion; this includes providing conference planning, scheduling, and in meeting support

  • Review Employee Expense Reports and ensure compliance with Federal (FAR) regulations

  • Willingness to travel as needed

Required Education/Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in the roles and responsibilities listed above

  • Solid organization skills including quality, attention to detail, and multi-tasking skills.

  • Strong communication and writing skills.

  • Advanced analytical skills

  • Must be Self-motivated with proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team within a fast-paced environment

  • A strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word and Excel required

  • Working knowledge of ERP system.

Desired Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Oracle ERP experience is preferred

  • Experience in federal accounting and understanding of federal regulations

  • Detailed knowledge of project contracts and change order documents

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.