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Project Accountant (1629)

The Project Accountant will work closely with project managers, financial analysts, and other stakeholders to ensure the successful financial management of company's plant in St. Louis.
•    Provide financial support for the construction and commissioning of the new  plant in St. Louis, including budgeting, forecasting, and cost control.
•    Ensure accurate and timely recording of project transactions including monitoring project questions & reimbursements.
•    Prepare and analyze project financial reports, including project performance reports, cash flow projections, and variance analysis.
•    Ensure accurate and timely recording of project transactions in the accounting system, including monitoring project expenses, revenues, and capital expenditures.
•    Coordinate with project managers and other stakeholders to review and approve project-related purchase orders, invoices, and payment requests.
•    Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and reports, ensuring compliance with accounting policies and procedures and relevant accounting standards.
•    Work collaboratively with the finance team to ensure accurate and timely completion of month-end and year-end closing activities, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and accruals.
•    Participate in ad-hoc projects and other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience: 
•    Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA or CMA preferred.
•    Minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting or finance experience, preferably in a manufacturing or construction environment.
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues effectively.
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders.
•    Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP.
•    Ability to work independently, prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
•    Knowledge of GAAP and IFRS accounting standards.
•    Experience with government grant reporting and/or project management will be beneficial.

•  $90-120,000 plus bonus
•    Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits that start quickly – the first of the month after hire
•    Tax-advantaged health savings and spending accounts (when applicable)
•    Wellness Incentive Program to lower your health insurance cost
•    Generous Leave and FMLA policies
•    Prescription program that provides most generic maintenance medications at no cost (including Insulin products & EpiPens)
•    401k eligibility from day one of employment with a generous company matching contribution. 100% vested after one year of service
•    Employee Student Loan Assistance Program
•    Free membership to a program that offers various discounts for travel, entertainment, groceries, and much more

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