Cost Accounting Manager
Macon , Georgia
October 16, 2017

Accountemps is looking for a Project Accountant for a new local distribution facility. An intricate part of the project team the Project Accountant will be responsible for monitoring the progress of the project against the budget, forecasting, investigating variances, proper coding of expenses and capital costs and work with Payables to ensure payments are made in accordance with agreed to contracts. Key Activities: • Create project accounts in JDE • Maintain project related records including invoices, contracts and change orders • Develop authorization matrix to the project accounts in JDE • Review and approve supplier invoices, ensure invoices conform to contracts/other terms and conditions • From the suppliers invoicing ensure that all cost lines are recorded and coded to the appropriate JDE project accounts • Ensure that the allocation of project costs are allocated to project accounts following tax guidelines • Develop materiality thresholds for variance analysis • Working with the project team to investigate variances and submit variance reports to management • Working with the project team on a daily basis updating forecasts, actuals, purchase orders, products/services received but not invoiced and comparing to the budget • Working with procurement to ensure purchasing best practices are being followed • Working with the project team to ensure the project is on track • Monitoring cash outlays against the budget taking into consideration the forecast and work yet to be completed (flags need to be raised if there appears to be significant amounts of work remaining with insufficient remaining budgeted funds) • Work with management providing support for incentives received from Municipal, State and Federal departments Candidate Competencies: • CPA designation required with 10+ years of accounting experience • Project accounting experience • Experience working in a fast pace and demanding work environment • Must be able to effectively work in a large team environment • Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivator, superior time management skills • Strong presentation skills • High attention to details is required Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-full-time basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your detail oriented skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named to FORTUNE magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm (March 1, 2016), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans

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