Stillwater Sciences, an environmental consulting company with approximately 70 full-time dedicated and enthusiastic employees throughout the Western US in seven offices, is seeking a mid-level Project Accountant based in either Berkeley or Davis, CA. This position requires a highly-motivated, take-charge individual that will be responsible for assisting PM’s with monthly billings, project set-ups, and close-outs. This is a full-time position requiring 40 hours per week.
The ideal candidate will:
Be a quick learner and good problem solver
Thrive in a fast-paced environment managing job duties and deadlines within a loose hierarchy
Find enjoyment working with a group of scientists who are passionate about what they do
Be a jack-of-all-trades where no job is too big or too small
The ideal candidate will possess:
A can-do, service-oriented attitude
Confidence and initiative
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and organizational skills
Duties include but are not limited to:
Responsible for the set-up of new projects in Deltek’s Vision software, including task codes, budgets and detailed billing terms per contract requirements
Updating projects with new dates, budgets and/or tasks per contract amendments and MODs.
Working with project managers on monthly T&M, Fixed Priced, Lump Sum, Daily Rates or other various types of project billing
Running various project reports for project managers and assist or train project managers on how to run project reports and set up new project reports
Maintaining well organized and complete project files
Closing out completed projects and archiving the project folders and files
Data entry and posting of accounts payable invoices related to assigned projects
Required qualifications include:
Minimum 3–5 years of work experience performing project billing and set-up
Experience with project or job cost accounting using ERP financial software system such as Deltek’s Vision (preferred) or Microsoft’s Dynamics SL or Dynamics GP, or other similar software
Experience working in an environmental or professional services organization
Proven organizational skills with the ability to effectively multi-task
Strong attention to detail and follow-through
Strong interpersonnel communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong problem solving skills
Confidence to interact with all levels of staff, agency representatives, and clients in a professional and courteous manner
Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat.
Ability and motivation to use creativity and logic in dealing with a broad range of business situations
Versatility to work both independently and collaboratively
Flexibility in working hours
Personal integrity and sound judgment in working with confidential information
Compensation and Application Details:
Full-time position with benefits package, including Paid Time Off, a 401(k) plan, and full health and dental care.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please send a cover letter describing experience (including your requested salary range) in MS Word or PDF format to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Include “Project Accountant” in the subject line
Resumes without a cover letter and salary requirements will not be considered.
Position will remain open until filled.
About Stillwater Sciences
About Stillwater Sciences:
Stillwater Sciences (www.stillwatersci.com) is an environmental consulting firm specializing in science-based solutions to aquatic, terrestrial, and watershed resource management. We assist government agencies, NGOs, and private clients with environmental problem solving, planning, design, and permitting using a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates physical and biological processes. We have about 70 dedicated and enthusiastic employees located along the West Coast in five main offices. We maintain a collaborative work environment that promotes productive and rigorous applied science. We pride ourselves on defining and shaping our individual careers in a way that provides a healthy rhythm of work and life responsibilities. Success at Stillwater requires a healthy blend of passion, initiative, commitment, flexibility, and teamwork. Stillwater Sciences is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.