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Power Engineers Project Accountant in Boise, Idaho

Project Accountant



Department:Power Delivery Project Services Group IV


Project Accountant

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

The Project Accountant (PMA) works closely with Project Managers in the financial management of projects. The ideal candidate has basic accounting knowledge and is able to interact with key members of the project team. Specifically, the PMA handles 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, accounts receivable, etc. The individual will also work with Project Managers on contracts, subcontracts, and change order documents.

Decision making skills, ability to work in a team environment, follow directions, attention to detail, and the ability to exercise good judgment are required to successfully handle these responsibilities. The individual should be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, have a client service attitude, as well as strong organization, communication, and document coordination skills. The PMA will work in Oracle ERP.

Required Education/Experience

  • Six (6) or more years’ related experience

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • Intermediate knowledge of an ERP system or accounting software

  • Strong communication and writing skills

  • Advance analytical skills

  • Willing to work both independently and as part of a team

Desired Education/Experience

  • Degree in business, accounting, or finance is preferred

  • Oracle ERP experience is preferred

  • Detailed knowledge of project contracts and change order documents is preferred

  • Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM) is preferred

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.