Project Accountant (Full-Time)


Project Accountant

Aston Carter - Lynnwood, Washington


Employees are expected to support the Company's business principals and values by demonstrating honesty, integrity, loyalty, accountability and superior customer service as well as by contributing at optimum levels toward the success of the company. Under the direct supervision of the Division Controller, this position serves as the contact person for all Project Managers, performing accounts payable and receivable duties, and other accounting functions according to established procedures or as directed.  Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload to ensure department operations flow smoothly.

Essential Functions:

  • Processes and verifies invoices to ensure accurate payment on a timely basis.
  • Maintains necessary records and files, to include utilizing external contract-mandated software to log payments as necessary.
  • Investigates and resolves queries by vendors and Project Managers.
  • Processes payments on computer systems and prepares checks for disbursement.
  • Processes accounts receivable invoices for current projects.
  • Prepares monthly B&O and revenue taxes.
  • Assists Project Managers in project close-outs.
  • Assists in the preparation of periodic miscellaneous reports and special projects.


  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Problem Solving: the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Communication: the individual possesses good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Customer Service (internal and external customers):  the individual manages difficult client/customer situations, responds promptly to customer needs, solicits customer feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance and meets commitments.
  • Planning/Organizing: the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
  • Quality Control: the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality and apply feedback to improve performance.
  • Quantity: meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner.
  • Adaptability: the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability: the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Mentality/Attitude: the individual maintains a positive, team-centric work ethic and attitude while working with different personalities and departments.


  • Associates degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Bachelor’s in Accounting and 0-1 years of accounting/internship experience.


  • Knowledge of general office practices; general accounting procedures; general ledger; engineering and construction terminology.
  • Ability to prepare records, reports, and correspondence neatly and professionally; 10-key calculator and computer using standard word processing, spreadsheet and date inquiry software (MS Word, Excel).
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization; establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and the general public.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • May sit for long periods of time.
  • Infrequent walking up and down one flight of stairs to reach the upper office.
  • May require infrequent lifting up to 25lbs.

The working conditions and typical physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All or any portion of this job description is subject to elimination, modification or addition at any time at the discretion of the company.

We are a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. We do not illegally discriminate in our employment decisions based on age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status or pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by local or federal law.

We are also an Affirmative Action Employer and are committed to the inclusion of all qualified individuals in our employment selection process.



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Applications Due By January 18