Project Accountant in Richmond, VA at Whitlock

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

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Job Description

Who are we?

We are Whitlock, a well-established and financially stable Richmond based video collaboration company, providing strategy and technologies to the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. 

We have double digit organic growth and are on target to be a $500M business by 2020. 

Overview of Role:

To meet our rapid growth, Whitlock is searching for an experienced Project Accountant responsible for managing the financial aspects of our largest and most complex projects.  This includes proactive customer interfacing, contract review, billing, reconciliations, collections and problem-solving to maximize cash flow.  

This role requires strong interpersonal skills as relationship building is critical to success.  As this position interacts with many functions of the business, an in-depth knowledge of the Company’s systems and cross-functional processes will be gained.  This knowledge coupled with the right attitude will provide for future growth opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review and approve contracts, purchase orders and/or change orders ensuring key terms and conditions are properly entered into sales orders.
  • Provide timely and accurate invoice creation and schedule of values based on contract terms.
  • Perform revenue and invoicing research and reconciliations.
  • Identify root cause relating to invoicing issues impeding ability to collect payment.
  • Work closely with customers, Project Managers, Customer Service and Contract Billing Specialist to proactively resolve issues to ensure efficient billing and collections.
  • Manage a portfolio by forming relations with internal and external customers helping facilitate collection of accounts.
  • Ensure compliance to policies and procedures and help identify process improvements.

Keys to Success:

We need an individual who:

  • Has strong critical-thinking skills
  • Has a “can-do” attitude with a passion to learn more
  • Can handle multiple priorities through strong organizational and time management skills
  • Has an assertive personality and able to balance customer-centricity
  • Is a team-player with strong relationship building skills with ability to work independently

With the Company’s rapid growth and a new ERP system implementation, the candidate must be able to embrace change and be comfortable with ambiguity as processes will change.

If you believe you have the skill set to be successful in this role, we encourage you to apply today and help us build a winning team. 

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel

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