Sargent & Lundy

  • Project Accounting Supervisor

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Finance and Accounting
    Full Time - Regular
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Sargent & Lundy is a worldwide leader in professional services for the electric power industry. The firm offers challenge, flexibility, competitive salaries and benefits.


    Our Chicago Office is currently seeking a Project Accounting Supervisor to work on Billing, Revenue, and Accounts Receivable activities. This individual will work as part of our Corporate Finance team and report to the Billing Manager. The Project Accounting Supervisor will oversee all billing and project accounting related responsibilities for local and international engineering projects.


    The position's responsibilities include the following:

    • Responsible for ensuring Project Accounting staff provide a high level of accuracy and completeness of bill preparation and that bills agree with client billing arrangements and system records
    • Oversee and direct daily activities of the Project Accounting/Invoice Specialist team
    • Perform special projects related to Project Accounting, Client Audits, or system improvements/upgrades
    • Create ad-hoc and standard reports supporting Invoicing and Revenue recognition
    • Assist with reconciliations of Open Billing Detail to General Ledger
    • Research and resolve billing and payment discrepancies
    • Assist with client invoicing during peak demand


    We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.


    Qualifications for this Project Accounting position include:

    • 4 Year College Degree in Finance/Accounting
    • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong experience in MS Access or Cognos Enterprise Reporting
    • Strong experience in MS Excel and Adobe Acrobat required
    • Proven ability to prioritize responsibilities and juggle multiple tasks
    • Detail oriented team player comfortable in fast paced, dynamic environment
    • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Flexibility, a team player and a self-starter
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
    • Experience with Deltek / Costpoint is a plus
    • Experience with foreign currency billing is a plus
    • Open to occasional overtime

    Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.


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