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Project Accountant

  • Location: Irving, Texas, 75039
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific 12+ months contract opportunity in Irving, Texas for a Project Accountant. This position will have responsibility of performing and assisting with various controller related activities within the company retail services controller division. Activities include: Oversight, management, and successful completion of multiple on-going Issue Management Resolution (IMR) projects within the Retail Services divisions. These projects serve to automate existing manual processes with customer level data from the product processors in conjunction with internal Regulatory requirements.
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Manage, track and evaluate day-to-day activities as they relate to these projects.
  • Communicate updates to management and other involved parties on daily meetings as required.
  • Working closely with the controllers’ team to assist with data mapping, data mining, testing, and documentation as required for successful completion of the IMR projects.
  • Assist accounting related matters associated with CRS partner contractual arrangements and payments
  • Assist with legal entity management matters to include Board package preparation, financial statement reviews and ensuring all legal entity documentation is in order.
  • Assist with various financial and regulatory matters requiring attention.
  • Assist with self- assessment testing over internal controls.
  • Effectively communicate requirements and issues with Management, Controllers, and other stakeholders of related IMR projects, to ensure key deliverables are met on a timely basis.
  • Assist Controllers with the testing and reconciling of data as necessitated by the requirements of the IMR projects.
  • Attend daily meetings as required and be prepared to speak to deliverables and project milestones.
  • Effectively represent the Controllers department in a professional manner with regards to effectively meeting project deadlines.
  • Cross-train with current contractor on board prior to September roll-off to ensure effective knowledge transfer.
  • Work with Contractor and other key members within Controllers department to create comprehensive documentation and desk-top procedures of completed and on-going IMR projects.
  • Be able to provide recommendations and effectively communicate with staff members to ensure compliance and accuracy of project milestones.
 
Qualifications:
  • Proven working experience as Accounting/Project Manager.
  • 5+ years Accounting experience with working GAAP knowledge.
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases.
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data.
  • Previous experience with conversions, including testing, data mining, reconciliation, mappings, and queries a plus.
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.
  • Employ problem-solving skills and analysis, and report problems management and other key project members as necessary.
 
If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!