MER Project Accounting Supervisor in Jacksonville, Florida

Job Title: Project Accounting Supervisor

Department: Accounting

Reports To: Corporate Controller

Moran Environmental Recovery, LLC (MER) is an integrated environmental company specialized in providing services to Energy and Industrial, Commercial and Naval Marine, Railroad and Government clients. With operations based in strategically located resource centers along the United States eastern and gulf coasts, the services we perform range in scope from routine maintenance work, utilizing vacuum trucks and high-pressure washing equipment to large-scale site remediation and abatement. Our core competencies involve specialized risk management tools and are performed in strict compliance with complex regulatory requirements. We provide these services using in-house resources, enabling exceptional quality control enjoyed by few companies in our industry.

Job Summary

The Project Accounting (“PA”) Supervisor is a support position established to manage local Project Accountants and assist regional Project Managers (“PM”) in the delivery of personalized service to our “Key” accounts.

Job Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility for monthly recognition of revenue and gross profit related to assigned regional PM’s and review and analyzing contract status reports for accuracy.

  • Management of a PA team in a designated region, including:

  • Oversight of work performed and meeting internal and external deadlines.

  • Training and development of PA team to ensure accurate project financial information and adherence to company policies and applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Drive PA team to timely and accurately bill projects to achieve net $0 under-billed revenue at each month-end, while limiting A/R credits to customers.

  • Drive PA team to support Project Managers with A/R collection.

  • Provide project accounting support or backup, as needed, for work overflow and/or emergency response projects or during peak Company activity periods.

  • Responsible for adhoc projects on an as needed basis.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Corporate Controller, CFO or CEO.

Educational Requirements

  • Minimum of an Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.

  • NOTE – relevant industry and/or business experience can supplement educational requirement as determined by management.

  • Project accounting and/or financial accounting education and/or experience is a plus.

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of accounting experience, preferably in project accounting.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Strong communication (both written and verbal) skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of clients, employees and management.

  • Strong computer skills, particularly with MS Excel and web-based software.

  • Display strong time management, organizational, and problem solving skills.

  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to understand and analyze components of jobs costs, profit and loss.

  • Be aware of applicable federal, state and local regulatory standards, including Sales & Use tax regulations applicable to project accounting.

  • Ability to serve as an outside representative of the Company.

  • Ability to work in excess of regularly scheduled hours when necessary.

  • Ability to travel overnight as required by business needs.