International Project Accountant

from Management Systems International
Closing date: 27 Nov 2019

International Project Accountant

Position Summary:

The Project Accountant is accountable for monitoring the progress of long term international field projects, investigating variances, training local staff, and ensuring that project billings are issued to customers and payments collected.

**Please note: U.S. work authorization is required for this position


  • Create and maintain project accounts in the local accounting system (QuickBooks)

  • Train local accountant and review local project accountant entries

  • Upload monthly field expense reports from QuickBooks to Oracle

  • Reconcile project assets and accruals, investigate project variances

  • Create all project-related billings to clients (Oracle)

  • Work with clients and project operations staff regarding unpaid contract billings

  • Investigate all project expenses not billed to customers

  • Respond to requests for more detail from clients

  • Close out project accounts upon project completion

  • Create and submit government reports related to projects

  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required

  • Establish and maintain accounting rules and procedures for field offices to ensure proper and smooth reporting process

  • Review field backups to ensure proper documentation.


  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance, or other related fields

  • 3-5 years of experience in project accounting

  • In depth knowledge of government contracting

  • Must have excellent communication and writing skills

  • International experience preferred

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.


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