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Orange County

Project Accountant I

PlaceWorks has an immediate need for a full-time, entry-level project accountant to support its finance department in the Orange County (Santa Ana) office. The candidate selected for this position may work remotely if desired but will be asked on occasion to come into the Santa Ana office. We are looking for an individual with 1 - 3 years of billing and receivables experience with Deltek Vision.

Job Description

PlaceWorks has an immediate need for a full-time, entry-level project accountant to support its finance department in the Orange County (Santa Ana) office. The candidate selected for this position may work remotely if desired but will be asked on occasion to come into the Santa Ana office. We are looking for an individual with 1 - 3 years of billing and receivables experience with Deltek Vision. The ideal candidate is extremely organized, good at taking direction, and a quick and eager learner ready to learn new project accounting skills.

As a project accountant, you will report to and work with the Director of Finance to:

  • Prepare client and subconsultant monthly billing statements for all open projects.
  • Contact clients regarding outstanding receivables and inform management of past due accounts.
  • Process daily bank deposits and enter them in the accounting system.
  • Enter all subcontractor contracts, amendments, invoices, and payments into the accounting system.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial reports.
  • Handle filing needs and perform other clerical responsibilities.

You’re most likely a fit if:

  • You have some billing and receivables experience using the software application, Deltek Vision.
  • You are familiar with or are genuinely interested in learning additional project accounting skills and tasks. You take direction well and are a quick learner.
  • You’re a self-starter who can work both independently and in a highly collaborative environment.
  • You are extremely organized with a high attention to detail.
  • You can complete tasks by stated deadlines.
  • You have strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and you aren’t afraid to ask questions.
  • You are proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • If choosing to work remotely, you must be able to come into the Santa Ana office if asked and it could be the day of the request.

To apply submit cover letter and resume in a single PDF under 10MB.

About PlaceWorks:

Based in California, PlaceWorks is one of the premier planning, design, and environmental services firms in the U.S. The firm’s expertise and services span a wide range of practices, including city planning, urban design, landscape architecture, environmental review, GIS, and community participation. Our interdisciplinary, holistic approach integrates sustainability, economic vitality, community goals, and collaboration with our clients in the planning and design process.

To our employees, we offer interesting and diverse project work; a casual, collaborative, and flexible work environment; training, professional development, and career growth opportunities; a comprehensive benefits package (for full-time employees); and the chance to work amongst industry leaders, practice area founders, and friendly, supportive, and dedicated colleagues.

PlaceWorks is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions at PlaceWorks are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, military, and veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other status covered by applicable federal, state, or local law.