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Senior Project Accountant I



Accounting & Finance
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 1, 2023

ICON is looking for an experienced Senior Project Accountant to join the Accounting team. This individual will monitor the progress of projects and ensure that the projects have appropriate financial oversight and support our reporting activities. The right candidate will have a knack for juggling multiple tasks at a time and a passion for building processes from the foundation. This position will be based out of our Austin, TX office and will report to the Corporate Controller.


  • Oversee and maintain our project expense reports; this includes but is not limited to reviewing and processing change orders, budget adjustments, and internal scope changes
  • Monitor and record allocations for job costing of specific projects periodically
  • Analyze project expenses and budget-to-actual reports with the construction project managers on a weekly basis
  • Provide the percentage of completion information to aid in revenue recognition
  • Perform the monthly invoicing, time and materials, and firm fixed-priced contracts, ensure billings are in accordance with the contract
  • Maintain and reconcile to the company accounts receivable and project accounting system. Invoiced-to-date and remaining funds for all task orders within contracts
  • Perform final review of invoices to ensure they are prepared in accordance with the contract to facilitate timely payment of invoices
  • Participate in a wide variety of special projects and perform ad hoc projects as necessary
  • Support building the Company’s reporting and accounting processes as we grow and scale the business
  • Prepare schedules and journal entries, calculate accruals, and perform other various account reconciliations
  • Assist with the month-end close process, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting in accordance with GAAP
  • Assist with annual financial statement audits; interact with outside auditors to support the year-end audit process


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or a related field from an accredited University
  • An active or inactive CPA license
  • 8+ years of experience in construction and/or project accounting
  • Deep understanding of corporate finance and operational drivers such that this person can take the initiative to conduct additional analysis and offer insights unprompted
  • Ability to work individually with minimal supervision
  • A sense of ownership of tasks from beginning to end
  • Ability to work within ERP systems and use budgeting software tools
  • Robust knowledge of Excel: Pivot Tables, Lookups, macros, reports, etc.
ICON is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an innovative, inclusive, diverse and discrimination-free work environment. Employment with ICON is based on merit, competence, and qualifications. It is our policy to administer all personnel actions, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. Consistent with the obligations of these laws, ICON will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Furthermore, as a federal government contractor, the Company maintains an affirmative action program which furthers its commitment and complies with recordkeeping and reporting requirements under certain federal civil rights laws and regulations, including Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (as amended) and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (as amended).

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