MSI Recruiting

MSI Recruiting | Florida Hiring Professionals and Staffing Agency
  • Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10977
  • Salary: $120,000

Project Accounting Manager will play a critical role in overseeing financial operations and orient, train, counsel, and communicate job expectations and enforce policies and procedures to Project Accountants (PAs) under their supervision, as well as lead all financial and fiscal management of the projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in construction or renewable energy accounting, familiarity with percentage of completion accounting, and excellent leadership skills. This role is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the financial success of our organization and lead a dedicated team.


  • Prepare, review, and monitor the regional overhead budget
  • Establish and maintain organization processes and procedure manuals
  • Establish and maintain project audit processes and procedures
  • Supervise all assigned Project Accountants and Contract Administrators
  • Review project-level financial reports (WIP, Dashboards, Cash Position & Forecasts)
  • Set up and implement procedures to ensure contractual requirements with respect to all financial aspects are adhered to
  • Train and develop staff
  • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting regulations and industry-specific accounting standards and stay up to date with changes in construction accounting standards
  • Continuously assess and improve accounting processes and procedures to optimize efficiency and accuracy


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. CPA or CMA certification is highly desirable
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in Project / Financial Accounting
  • Possess a strong understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting, and compliance requirements
  • Previous experience managing or supervising others, preferably on an accounting team
  • Previous construction company experience required
  • Strong critical thinking, decision making, and analytical skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and senior management.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible with changing priorities and willing to work as needed to meet deadlines
  • Organized/self-starter capable of working independently and managing multiple deadlines.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and ERP systems for financial reporting and analysis.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Programs (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
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