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Project Accountant

Company: Konecranes
Location: New Berlin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Konecranes IncEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected CategoryCountry: United StatesLocation: New Berlin, WI, USEmployment type: termCountry: United States (US) Location: New Berlin, Wisconsin (US-WI) Location details: At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name - people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.JOB SUMMARY:The Project Accountant is a key business partner for the project management team and upper management in providing financial analysis of project performance and identifying areas needing corrective action to ensure profitability and operational efficiencies. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinate with Project Managers (PMs) to analyze project costs and ensure timely and accurate processing Ensure accurate project cost accruals; reconcile project accruals and accounts payable with project reports, vendor invoices, and statements Ensure project revenue budgets agree with customer contracts/purchase orders and monthly cost forecasts reflect reasonable and accurate estimates to complete Review revenue budgets and cost estimates for major projects; report significant swings and quantify impacts on overall progress and costs to complete Assist PMs in monitoring and understanding cost variances Ensure that project revenue recognition follows company policies Prepare and process journal entries and reconcile key general ledger accounts Establish and maintain open communications with PMs, Engineers, Buyers, Site Managers, and other Operations personnel to maintain a good understanding of project issues and transactions Update monthly forecasts for revenue, gross margin, and cash flow Assist the Business Controller and other accounting and finance team members as needed TRAVEL: Minimal SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 1 to 3 years project/contract accounting experience Knowledge and experience in cost accounting, budgeting, and account reconciliation and analysis Experience with SAP preferred but not required Demonstrated expertise with Excel and data export and analysis tools Strong ability to communicate effectively with management and operations personnel Highly organized, thorough in completion of tasks, and ability to prioritize effectively Analytical skills with attention to detail EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Bachelor's degree in Accounting *KC #monus #cnus #nxt Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses---, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. .PI160632789

Keywords: Konecranes, Milwaukee , Project Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , New Berlin, Wisconsin

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