Senior Project Accountant

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

TE Connectivity Eatontown, NJ

Eatontown, NJ
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



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.



* 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