Senior Project Accountant - Solar

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  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • 31 Mar, 2019

Job Description

Senior Project Accountant - Solar Job LocationsUS-MN-MinneapolisJob ID 2019-5696 # of Openings 1 Category Accounting/Finance Overview Mortenson s success is not a matter of luck; it s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service. Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work. It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002 What are you waiting for? The Big Picture: Do you have the aptitude to creatively problem solve and generate viable solutions? Mortenson's Solar and Emerging Renewables Operating Group is currently seeking a Senior Project Accountant who possess strong financial acumen, analysis abilities, communication skills, and the confidence to collaborate with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment. You will provide accounting, analysis, and financial support to multiple project teams who are engaged in the successful completion of EPC construction projects. You will perform various accounting tasks to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting. You will serve as the key liaison from the Finance and Accounting department to the project teams. Your ability to remain flexible, inventive, dedicated, and efficient with a high level of integrity and confidentiality is vital to your success in this role. Having secured over 3.7 GW of solar projects since the group's founding in 2009, the Solar and Emerging Renewables Group has proven to be a market leader in the solar industry. We focus on Project Delivery Certainty, Lean Innovation and an Exceptional Customer Experience. The Mortenson advantage goes far beyond being a bankable and reliable EPC partner with 100% self-perform capabilities it's also our willingness to explore cutting-edge technology to create value for our customers. Responsibilities What will you be doing? Understand and implement the construction contract requirements for larger and/or more complex projects Utilize the contract summary in relation to scope and areas of work: handle project budget, approved change orders, and budget transfers Perform budget allocations for any project, ensuring allocations conform with contract terms Assist in preparing monthly financial projections, including potential cost issues that may impact forecasted costs and profitability Answer general questions on PCIM policy or system Provide assistance in aligning with various other contract requirements; i.e., certified payroll reporting, minority participation reporting, or providing necessary information to maintain insurance Assist in tracking subcontractor lien waivers if necessary Process and/or oversee receivables processing to result in a favorable project cash flow Prepare cost-plus or cost-plus GMP contract billings, ensuring all allowable costs are billed in a timely manner May prepare lump sum billings in lieu of the Project Manager Enter project billings into the system Ensure cash receipts are posted to the correct invoice Work with your team to assure timely payment receipt Elevate awareness of financial implications that can be addressed or reversed Process and/or supervise payables processing with an accurate application of the sales and use tax requirements for the appropriate jurisdiction Provide new vendor set-up information, coordinate payments, and daily issuances as needed Set up new subcontracts and process subcontractor applications when appropriate Review equipment pre-bill reports and work with Project M