Buckingham Search

Project Accounting with an impact

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL, United States

Buckingham Search is collaborating with a leading global sustainability company that employs eco-friendly solutions to address the increasing energy and utility needs of the world across its network of over 1000 sites. With millions of customers served, the company continues to grow at a steady pace. The company is currently seeking a Project Accountant to join its team.

The Project Accountant will be responsible for the following:

  • Examining financial statements, including monthly journal entries, to ensure that account balances are accurate and reasonable
  • Developing project account reconciliation workbooks to support balance sheet and income statement balances and activities
  • Ensuring the accuracy of all general ledger information for all projects under their responsibility
  • Collaborating with Asset Managers and Portfolio Finance Managers to maintain compliance with project debt and equity agreements
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual audit work papers and audit reports
  • Managing project treasury, banking, and cash flow analysis
  • Taking charge of project issues by working with Asset Managers, Project Managers, and Finance professionals
  • Assisting Asset Managers in the annual project budgeting process.

The following qualifications are required:

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting
  • 1-3 years of accounting experience or relevant accounting internship experience, with a preference for those with an interest in renewable energy
  • Basic knowledge of GAAP, with a willingness to learn more
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with experience in Workiva/Wdesk product and/or Oracle Fusion recommended
  • A team player who can work effectively in a fast-paced environment and is detail-oriented with self-reviewing abilities
  • CPA certification is preferred but not required.

Posted On: Wednesday, March 8, 2023

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