Project Accountant - $70 - $85K

Lenexa, KS 66219

Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: Job-1774

Job Description

Project Accountant


$70 - $85K


Lenexa, KS


Interviewing over the next two weeks


Our client has engaged Bell & Associates to help them find their next Project Accountant.  This role will require working with all areas of reporting to assess cost, profitability and performance.  This is a newly created role due to the growth of the company.



  • Create and maintain contract job information in the accounting system

  • Weekly reporting on contract profitability and performance to forecast - reviewing job cost activity including payroll, AP expenses and revenue for reasonableness and accuracy

  • Effectively communicate with Project Managers and operation team regarding recorded revenue and expenses

  • Conduct multiple site inventory reconciliations and evaluations

  • Investigate variances and submit variance reports to management

  • Confer with receivable and billing staff regarding unpaid/ unbilled contract receivables

  • Respond to requests from internal and external customers

  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required

  • Perform monthly close related accrual calculations and journal entries

  • Prepare special project analyses and additional assignments as requested



  • Bachelor s degree in accounting or business with knowledge of job cost based accounting

  • Must have excellent communication and writing skills

  • Intermediate to advanced computer literacy, with heavy experience working in, creating and developing spreadsheets

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through completion

  • Strong analytical skills, reporting problems as identified

  • Service orientation, flexible to work in an ever evolving work environment

  • Work organized and accurately to meet high pressure deadlines


Bell & Associates, Inc. was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America -




Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas - Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management.  We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.    


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