Project Accountant

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance
  • Salary: $40,344.68 - $59,669.78 Annually USD

Job Description


Education and Experience : A Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration or a related field, including a concentration of 18 upper division semester credit hours in accounting, and two (2) years of professional accounting experience.

Licenses and Certificates : Some positions may require a Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under direction, participate in providing professional accounting administrative and advisory services for an assigned project, program or phase of fiscal support operations.

Typical Duties

Perform journey level accountant and basic financial analysis duties as required to ensure accurate recording, updating and reporting for designated types of transactions. Involves: Balance and reconcile general ledger statements; prepare general journal entries (such as revenues, expenditures) to generate fiscal month and year-to-date revenue expenditure, changes in fund balance and cash flow. Analyze and prepare financial statements related to grants or projects funds. Perform research and report generation to assist external auditors. Track and report expenditure of federal grant funds and city projects to ensure expenditure of allocated funds meet Federal, State and City grant ot project requirements city projects, city, state and federal.

Maintain and analyze assigned reports of financial and accounting databases and financial management systems. Involves: Enter, retrieve and review accounting data from the centralized financial management system and personal computers or source documents such as journal entries, invoices or budget transfers to generate financial reports. Generate periodic accounting or statistical reports to management or regulatory agencies. Analyze expenditure trends and assist in preparation of the annual operating or capital improvement budget.

Identify, prepare and process wire transfers with proper documentation to manage project cash flow, validate checks for payment. Create and post journal entries, monthly reconciliation of project billing and revenue, identify, research, and resolve project related problems, communicate findings to supervisor, financial institution representatives, auditors or others.

Perform related duties as required. Involves: Act as immediate supervisor or work leader if assigned a professional, paraprofessional or clerical support employee as a helper. Substitute for supervisor or coworkers if necessary to ensure continuity of operations during absences.

General Information

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Salary Range: $40,344.68 - $50,007.23 per year
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Please note: This is an unclassified contract position.

Please note: This is a new advertisement for Project Accountant. You must apply if you are still interested in the position.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of application have been received.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

El Paso, Texas United States View Map