HNTB Project Finance Assistant II in Oakland, California
What We're Looking For
HNTB is hiring! We are seeking a Project Finance Assistant II. The preference is for this role to be based in our San Jose, CA office but could also be based out of our Oakland, CA office.
Performs a variety of routine and some semi-routine project finance activities in accordance with standard procedures in project accounting and project controls to support contracting, work planning, and delivery of projects. Coordinates with other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems. This level of position supports larger/complex projects or offices.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Review and coordinate approval of monthly invoices and progress reports
Assists project team with contract review and coordination including insurance compliance
Assists in preparing sub-consultant agreements
Provides financial reporting to various project owners on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis as established with project teams
Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders
Perform various accounting reconciliations
Support other project business activities as needed
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX
Strong Organization Skills
Good communication skills (written and verbal)
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
Attention to detail and organizational time management skills, ability to prioritize effectively
Project Accounting experience in the A/E/C field.
What You'll Need
Assist with Quotation planning thru HNTB PM system set up activities, including cost codes and other general project information in alignment with contract requirements using standard accounting codes and procedures. May transfer quotations into client templates and QC final review of sales price.
Transfers quotations into project budgets and assists with routine maintenance of project budgets in project accounting system, including but not limited to project/task status updates, project contract information, project assignee adjustments, and fee adjustments.
Performs baseline and periodic updates to gross margin calculations with information provided by the project team. Provide system generated or system based financial information related to project and client profitability, payment histories, sales amounts, and other project accounting data as needed.
Codes project costs, such items may include subconsultant costs, expense report receipts, vendor invoices etc., with appropriate project accounting codes conforming to standard procedures and contractual requirements to ensure proper entry into HNTB's financial system.
Prepares or updates billing notes based on feedback from the project team. As appropriate, provides an additional math check and back up information confirmation related to the billing (accounts receivable) portion of the monthly invoice preparation process.
May be responsible for or assist less experienced staff with reporting and information processing; payables, cost corrections, billing notes, invoice mapping, etc.
Provides various financial reporting to various project owners on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis as established with project teams. Performs routine adjustments/improvements to those (mostly Excel) based reports on an as requested basis.
Performs labor corrections and accounts payable adjustments as identified by the local offices or the Enterprise Operations Cash Management group.
Assists with monthly (or as needed) DBE and subconsultant reporting, other contractual reporting, insurance certificates, project filings, etc.
Generates, stores, distributes, files, maintains, and updates ad hoc project accounting reports, documents, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned.
3 years of experience
In lieu of education, 5 years of relevant experience
For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.
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