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Project Accountant/Staff Accountant
Scottsdale, AZ
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Salary: $70-80K
In-office position, once you've worked there for a few months there will be remote options, but this is not a hybrid or remote job.
8AM-5PM schedule with flexibility to take half days on Friday if work is completed.
Project Accountant 
SWABACK Architects + Planners seeks a Project Accountant to join our team. This is a 
full-time position, reporting directly to the Controller. 
MUST have architecture engineering or construction experience. 
As Project Accountant, you will: 
• Provide end-to-end Contract Management from project creation to close-out within 
Deltek Vision. 
• Prepare invoice package containing draft and final invoices for all projects, 
including all applicable backup. 
• Perform all necessary Accounts Payable (AP) duties, including but not limited to 
coding, sending out for review approvals, scanning to accounting system, 
administering check run(s), researching vendor payment inquiries, and processing 
1099's annually. 
• Process and reconcile credit card transactions through expense reports. 
• Monitor receivables and support Partners/Project Managers with collections. 
• Assist senior management in various ad-hoc analysis as needed. 
• Identify opportunities and areas for improvement, and offer suggestions for 
procedures, processes, and/or tools that might improve efficiency and productivity. 
• Additional accounting responsibilities as needed. 
• Backup coverage for the front office. 
Qualifications Required: 
• 3+ years of relevant accounting experience, with at least 2 years of experience within 
an Architecture, Engineering or Construction firm. 
• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business, or similar field. 
• Extensive experience with detailed project tracking, client commitments, and 
• Familiarity with AIA contracts and add service agreements. 
• Proficiency in Deltek Vision (required) or Vantagepoint, or other similar accounting 
software. (Sage or SAP)
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe. 
• Ability to work efficiently while maintaining attention to detail. 
• Excellent verbal and written skills and ability to communicate effectively with 
Project Managers, Senior Level Management, and clients. 
Must be able to put together a project financial statement so that they don't see problems at billing and go over budget.
Must know how to do their own expense reports and be able to delegate work properly. They need to understand some things can't be controlled- being flexible will be a big benefit. Must be a strong communicator, hoping for someone with a positive attitude. Easy going manager - wants someone who understands the world isn't black and white.
Looking for someone who is interested in growing with the company and moving up, they're looking for someone who has a say and will contribute in meetings.
Medical and dental are included. Vision is offered for the employee to pay for - offers spouse and children coverage. 401K with match of 3.5% after a year. Holiday and sick time.
Will be working directly under a CPA so if they are looking to get their CPA this is a great benefit.
There are constantly puzzles and games in the office, they want someone who will enjoy their culture and want to be part of the team. They bring in bagels every Friday.
A thoughtful boss who wants you to be able to work independently and isn't afraid to ask questions. She doesn't want to micromanage her employees.
Proficiency in Deltek Vision
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