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Power Engineers Project Accountant in Portland, Oregon

Project Accountant



Department:Power Delivery Project Services V Dept


Project Accountant

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Project Accountant for our Power Delivery Project Services Group in our Salt Lake City office. This position is an integral member of the project team working closely with Project Management, Production and Project Services staff in the coordination of engineering projects of varying size and complexity. The Project Accountant is responsible for supporting, organizing, and controlling project activities for the Project Engineer/Department Manager/Project Manager. This position will contain aspects of Project Coordination. The ideal candidate will have accounting knowledge with contracts, accounts receivable, budgets, expenditures, subcontractors, and unbilled costs, while also juggling multiple priorities and interruptions.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Tracking and reporting on project deliverables and milestones on multi-discipline complex projects

  • Working closely with all levels of management and disciplines/departments within POWER; and coordinating & communicating relevant project information to the team

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

  • Assisting with scheduling deadlines and maintaining project deliverables schedules for multiple projects

  • Tracking project changes

  • Assisting with subcontractor/vendor process

  • Acting as liaison between POWER and clients as required

  • Maintaining project folders and ensuring document/record transfer information into ProjectWise

  • Attending project meetings (internal or with client) at the Project Manager’s discretion

  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings

Required Education/Experience

  • Three (3) to Five (5) years of applicable experience

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Desired Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry related experience

  • Experience with MS Project, MS Visio, Oracle, MS Dynamics, and/or ProjectWise

  • Certification from AACE or PMI

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!