Project Accountant

Job Locations US-FL-Lake Mary
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Qualus is a leading provider of specialized engineering and technical field services. We offer competitive benefits as well as in-house career and professional skills development through QualU, while providing job opportunities in power systems engineering, field services, and turnkey project management.


We are looking for a skilled and detail-oriented Project Accountant to join our Accounting Team. The Project Accountant is responsible for managing the expenses, billings, and budgets for projects assigned by the Director of Finance. They will maintain cost records and expenses related to the project(s) as well as month end project accounting close functions. This individual will investigate any billing issues and provide forecasting to ensure the organization completes the project within the expected budget. They will collaborate with project managers on financial aspects until completion. To be a successful Project Accountant, you must have a strong understanding of basic accounting principles, including US GAAP.


  • Oversee how projects earn revenue in the accounting system and provide monthly project earnings analysis
  • Analyzes project cost reports and meets frequently with the Director of Finance and Project Managers to review status of projects for invoicing, profitability, earnings, costs, and cash flow
  • Prepare and execute budgets for each project assigned
  • Reconcile invoices to clients, vendors, or contractors
  • Sets up and maintains projects in the accounting system according to contract terms
  • Maintain an organized accounting system with several accounts while staying compliant with financial regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Review contracts including amendments and agreements
  • Serve as a liaison between Project Managers, Project Accountants, Leadership and the accounting team to ensure accuracy
  • Monitor system for payments, purchase orders, invoices, and statements and follows up where necessary
  • Assist with annual business plan
  • Works independently to research and resolve financial issues
  • Provide recommendations or commentary as needed


  • Minimum of 5 years in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years in accounting, preferably in a project-based environment
  • Basic accounting principles, US GAAP
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and critical thinking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently and meet project deadlines
  • Experience with Deltek or similar project-based software preferred


Qualus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.


At Qualus, we believe everyone has value; and that the diversity and inclusion among our teams is what sets us apart for optimal success. We put people first because we care. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. For details, view a copy of the Qualus Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement here.


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