Senior Project Accountant

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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 11/4/2016

TE Connectivity Eatontown, NJ

Company
TE Connectivity
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-73145
AJE Ref #
575860047
Location
Eatontown, NJ
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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OVERVIEW:

The Senior Project Accountant will serve as the primary financial manager for several construction contracts. This will include budget preparation, customer billing and collections, preparing and analyzing project changes/contract variations, and partnering with Project Management and Operations to manage and control costs.



In addition, the Senior Project Accountant will be responsible for a wide range of accounting functions. This will include billing and collections of miscellaneous sales, monthly book close, monthly forecasting, account reconciliations, journal entries and accruals, tax returns/filings, annual budget preparation, and audit support (both financial and process-control).



Finally, the Senior Project Accountant will support the bid and proposal process through review of contract terms, proposing billing schedules, and estimating cash flows.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:

Responsibilities:

* Collaborate with Project Management to prepare project budgets

* Generate and submit invoices to customer

* Track receivables

* Update budgets for financial impact of project changes

* Analyze project budgets and costs

* Forecast of monthly project billings, collections, and costs

* Input of journal entries and accruals

* Perform account reconciliations

* Evaluate potential contract terms and billing schedules

* Produce cash flows



Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* Bachelor s in accounting is required

* Master s or advanced degree in accounting is preferred

* 5+ years of accounting experience

* Long Term Contract accounting experience a plus.

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office; experience with Oracle ERP a plus.

* Highly self-motivated, quick and agile learner

* Must be analytical and intuitive

* Strong oral and written communications skills both lateral and vertical

* Comfortable asking questions and challenging the status quo

* Ability to adjust to change and also facilitate process change

* Able to take ownership and responsibility, drive results, and effectively influence others

* Capable of building effective relationships

* High standard of integrity and attention to details a must