Project Accountant


Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted July 05, 2024
Industry Accounting
Job Status Full-time
Salary Base Compensation: $65,000 - $90,000


Job Description


At Page, we promise design that makes lives better. We’re actively seeking talented people to join an empowered employee environment. Page provides architecture, engineering, interiors and consulting services on large, complex projects around the world. We credit the success of our projects that build communities to the global diversity of our people’s backgrounds and experiences. We’re seeking highly creative, committed team members to help us deliver on our promise of making lives better through design. As our market sectors and services grow, we continuously add new opportunities. Will you join us? 


Page is hiring an exceptional Project Accountant to work closely with our project managers to help ensure profitability on projects by preparing billings in accordance with contracts. The preferred candidate must have an ability to effectively communicate with a variety of technical, professional and managerial professionals, and he or she must be particularly suited for working in a constantly changing work environment. Page provides a total team environment where everyone is engaged. As part of this phenomenal team, you will have opportunities for professional growth and exciting challenges.

* Setup new projects in Deltek with approrpriate tasks/phrases (using & creating templates when needed)

* Enter required project information in Deltek, verify all information is accurate and reconciles to contract

* Invoice projects per contract terms on a monthly basis coordinating as necessary with PMs

* Monitor and adjust posting of time/expenses to ensure phases on the project are duplicated correctly

* Write off any uncollectible receivables, labor or expenses, as directed by the PIC

* Review and monitor projects to determine both opportunities and risks related to billings and collections

* Effectively communicate with Project Managers (PM) and Principals-in-Charge (PIC) regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services

* Manage consultant invoices and release as appropriate for payment

* Prepare monthly consultant accruals

* Coordinate with office leadership to update monthly cash flow

* Create policies for project contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services

* Report monthly billing and contract status for office

* Provide both automatic and ad hoc Deltek project reports as requested by PMs and others

* Prepare special project analyses and provide finance support as requested by PICs, PMs and others

* Recommend and implement agreed process improvements to finance processes

* Act as an integrated and collaborative member of the finance team


* Degree in Finance or Business Administration required with minimum of 3 years experience

* Requires comprehensive Excel skills

* 2-3 years of billing and receivables, experience in A/E industry a huge plus

* High level of proficiency in Deltek Vision Software desired, other ERP system exprience considered

* Possess understanding of standard contract terms and structure, including hourly, lump sum, not-to-exceed as they related to the billing process

* Team player with a sense of urgency to deadlines and the ability to manage multiple priorities

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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

* Employ critical thinking skills and analysis

* Strong analytical and organizational skills

* Commitment to deliver exceptional service

* Base Compensation: $65,000 - $90,000

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skills and/or location)

At Page, we offer Health Care, Vision, Dental, Life, Travel, and Disability Plans, paid time off, matching 401(k) Retirement Plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) plus eligibility to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.