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Project Accountant

Company: Interior Architects
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Project Accountant

IA Interior Architects translates client goals, brand and culture into powerful environments built around people, processes, technologies and business drivers. Our clients in diverse markets worldwide require high-performance, visually compelling and sustainable environments to move their enterprise forward, support their culture, engage their staff, integrate technology and drive efficiencies. As architects, designers, workplace strategists and environmental specialists in the largest global architecture firm concentrating exclusively on interiors, we help clients articulate and align their business strategies and core values with the dynamic use of space.

Our team members are collaborative, creative, professional, expert and entrepreneurial. Joining our team requires skill, daring, leadership, teaming, humor and a love of interiors. We are presently searching for a full-time Project Accountant in the Orange County office. As Project Accountant, you will be responsible for routine accounting tasks for either the local office(s) or for the Corporate Finance Department.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Work with PMs to properly setup and maintain projects, including contract fee, budgets and billing information.

  • Ensure timely and accurate job costing for labor charges, expenses, billing rates, fees and make changes and reclassifications as necessary.

  • Review and process project invoices consistent with contract terms and sales tax nexus.

  • Analyze project performance and participate in project review meetings with PMs, including identifying opportunities for additional fees.

  • Analyze AR retainage report to ensure the issuance of final closeout invoices.

  • Processes consultant invoices to reflect proper mark ups and monitors progress payment releases to consultants.

  • Follow up on status of client invoices to assist Regional Finance Directors with the validation of collections probability.

  • Process accounts payable and expense reports as necessary.

  • Provide additional analytical support regarding project status and performance as needed.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred. Combination of Associates degree and relevant work experience accepted.
  • 3+ years accounting experience


  • Familiarity with professional services and/or the AEC industry.

  • Understanding of basic project accounting policies and procedures.

  • Advanced analytical and reporting skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting deadlines

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills.

  • Prior experience with Vision / Deltek preferred.

  • Ability to learn new systems and processes quickly.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels and disciplines.

Working Conditions:

For the majority of the time the Project Accountant will be sitting in an office with limited physical requirements. This may require individuals to bend, stretch, twist and reach. The position is not subject to occupational and safety risks.

IA Interior Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: Interior Architects, Irvine , Project Accountant, Other , Irvine, California

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