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Project Accountant

Coates Field Service seeks a full-time project-based accountant to provide accounting support to our Project Accounting Group. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and a motivated “can-do” attitude to support our operations team in our Oklahoma City Corporate Office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with various project budget and forecast preparation
  • Conduct research to assist resolution (or properly referring) of accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
  • Verifies and reconciles employee expense reports
  • Assists in preparation and verification of client invoices
  • Maintains records and files associated with various business transactions, including the filing of general ledger journal vouchers, accounts payable documentation, and other miscellaneous filings
  • Updates a variety of documents, reports, and records. Enters financial data into appropriate accounting and computer systems
  • Processes and verifies invoices, bank deposits, journal entries, and accounting reports according to GAAP standards and guidelines to include those established by Coates Field Service
  • May perform back-up duties for other positions within the work group
  • Responsible for additional clerical duties, to include; serving as primary back up and support to the Administrative Assistant, document filing, scanning, and other administrative duties as requested

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices
  • Knowledge of payment processing and receipt processing procedures
  • Skill in using computer and application software for financial transactions
  • Skill in using common office machinery and equipment
  • Skill in mathematical computations used in accounting
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

Required Computer Skills:

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite including Excel
  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics Great Plains accounting software is preferred

Key Accountabilities:

  • Client Satisfaction: Satisfaction of internal and external customers
  • Teamwork: Shares knowledge and resources. Contributes to the success of client deliverables and achievement of departmental objectives
  • Results: Meets task and project objectives within prescribed quality and time standards. Encourages and contributes to positive change within the Accounting department
  • Confidentiality: Respects client privacy. Demonstrates professional behavior with regard to client privacy internally and externally

Coates Field Service is one of the nation's largest right of way consulting firms and works on behalf of energy transportation companies, electric transmission companies, state and local governments, and other similarly situated clients. Salary is dependent upon experience. Benefits offered.

Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Coates is an EOE.

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