Weston & Sampson

  • Project Accountant

    Job Locations US-MA-Peabody
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/12/2018 11:20 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Since 1899, Weston & Sampson has been providing municipalities, public agencies, and private sector clients with cost-effective and innovative solutions to their infrastructure, utility, and environmental engineering challenges throughout the eastern United States.


    At Weston & Sampson we treat our staff with the highest degree of professional respect and encourage them to grow and achieve. We provide a comfortable working environment along with state-of-the-art tools and equipment.  Our mid-size helps to foster a friendly corporate culture where individuals are recognized for their contributions. 


    We offer competitive salaries and a generous benefits package: including health, dental and vision; paid holidays and vacation; 401K plan with employer match.  Also, each year, when profitable, Weston & Sampson makes contributions to the ESOP to continue to expand our tradition of employee ownership.  The ESOP allows us to continue as a generational company, maintaining control of our own destiny.  We all have a stake in our continued success! 


    Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    If interested, please submit resume through our career portal on our website: www.westonandsampson.com


    We are seeking a highly organized and focused Project Accountant with three (3) or more years’ experience. Qualified candidate must have basic knowledge of accounting principles. Must have experience in client account resolution and the ability to communicate effectively and professionally.


    Responsibilities will include:  

    • Billing, collections of outstanding invoices, setting up projects in accounting system
    • Revenue Recognition/Analysis
    • Maintain project related records, track contracts and change orders
    • Review and close out projects upon completion
    • Must be able to handle high volume of billing with numerous project managers
    • Contacting clients and resolving billing discrepancies
    • Reduce DSO by billing and collecting in a timely manner
    • Effectively communicate with project managers and principals
    • Provide information as required for management reporting
    • Strong service orientation
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Perform other ad hoc assignments


    • A Bachelor’s Degree is required.
    • Must be detail oriented, organized, self-motivated and have ability to maintain a positive working relationship with internal and external staff/clients.
    • Experience in construction and/or engineering industry a plus.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suites and have ability to learn new software.
    • Experience with Deltek Vision a plus.


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