Project Accountant 2

  • HDR
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Jun 23, 2022

Job Description

About U

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilitie

The Project Accountant position is responsible for all facets of project and contract financial management. The main focus of the project accountant is to assist Project Managers with the non-technical management of a project, emphasizing project financial health. This includes, but is not limited to, client invoicing, collections management, project review, ensuring accurate contract documentation, contract monitoring and maintenance including budget and funding entry and contract administration during various stages of a contract life cycle.

This position requires a hands-on team player who assists multiple Project Managers and staff to ensure compliance with contractual requirements and HDR policies and procedures. Accurate and timely performance and strong multi-tasking skills are essential. Other responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
• Conduct accurate contract documentation, administration and maintenance including fee and budget entry
• Creation of accurate invoices in compliance with contract term
• Attend project review, kick-off and team meetings as necessary
• Monitoring weekly and monthly project expenditure
• Ensure timely release of subconsultant invoices for payment
• Analyze and notify PM of outstanding A-R issue
• Perform research and provide necessary data for Project Manager, Area Manager and others regarding project financial status, which includes funding/budget, staffing requirements and accounts receivable
• Request and assist PM in entering percent completes to monitor project progre
• Confirm final billing is complete, re-budget project (if necessary) and prepare project(s) for closeout
• Perform various specialized accounting functions of moderate complexity and ensure that procedures and practices are followed in accordance with company policy, accounting principles and other contractual obligation
• Other tasks as assigned


Required Qualifications
• Associate degree in a closely related field or combination of education and relevant experience
• 3+ years of experience
• Proficiency with MS Office Word and Outlook. Intermediate to Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
• Highly energetic, detail-oriented individual with strong organizational skill
• An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualification
• Preference will be given to local candidate
• Candidates with AEC experience preferred


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Benefits and Compensation:

We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee ownership, employee health, performance, and success; which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement. The anticipated starting pay range for this position is $62,000 -$72,000 annually and may be more or less depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location.