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Project Accountant

Stellar Energy Americas Inc
Jacksonville, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position Type: Full-time, Exempt, Salary

Reports to: Finance Director

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Company Summary

Stellar Energy provides custom power augmentation and energy plant solutions for power generation and utilities, liquefied natural gas (LNG), data center, biopharma and other markets. Stellar Energy’s innovative solutions include turbine inlet air chilling, inlet air conditioning (heating and cooling), evaporative cooling, direct contact air chilling, thermal energy storage, district cooling and central utility plants. The company’s experience spans more than 20 years and stretches across the globe, with offices in the United States, Asia and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Summary Objective
The primary function of the Project Accountant is to ensure the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, reconciling and entering transactions. This includes providing financial information to management to support financial decision-making by researching and analyzing accounting data and preparing reports.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain accurate records and reports, including contracts and change orders, for all job cost and project accounting activities.
  • Create project accounts in the accounting system, authorize access to project accounts and authorize the transfer of expenses into and out of project-related accounts (job cost transfers).
  • Investigate project variances, submit variance reports to management and respond to requests for more detail from key stakeholders.
  • Close out projects and project accounts upon project completion.
  • Compile information for project management, management and external auditors, as required.
  • Communicate with and guide accounting clerical staff and Project Managers by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Ensure that daily operational (Purchasing, Accounts Receivable Billing, Cash Receipts and Disbursements and Payroll) financial transactions are correct.
  • Research and explain actual to budget/forecast variances for both overhead and job cost accounts.
  • Process weekly payroll entries, ensuring that all payroll and payroll-related accounts are accurately stated.
  • Perform various month-end close procedures, including the preparation of the Company’s Financial Statement Packet and the Work-in-Progress (WIP) schedule.
  • Reconcile WIP schedule to general ledger accounts (both balance sheet and income statement).
  • Document financial transactions by preparing general ledger account entries and by maintaining records and files, reconciling accounts, and analyzing account information.
  • Reconcile select balance sheet and income statement accounts along with accounting system modules/subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger.
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Protect the confidentiality of all accounting and payroll data.
  • Prepares for ISO 9001 and other audits.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Independent work skills.
  • Analytical, logic and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented with emphasis on accuracy and detection of errors and/or potential fraud.
  • Ability to prioritize work to meet established deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Time management.

Work Environment

This job operates in an office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.

Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in accounting
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Job cost and project accounting.
  • JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.

Additional Experience and Skills

  • Accounting and Financial skills and knowledge.
  • Strong proficiency experience with MS Word, MS Excel and ability to use accounting software.
  • General math skills.
  • Job cost and project accounting concepts.

Work Authorization

Must be authorized to work in USA.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Stellar Energy Americas Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Stellar Energy Americas Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Stellar Energy Americas Inc


Jacksonville, FL
32257 USA


Finance and Insurance