Sallyport Global Sr. Project Accountant in Santa Ana, California

WHO WE ARE Supported by more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve our clients' complex challenges.

CORPORATE/FUNCTIONAL PRACTICE Michael Baker International understands that people require choices in where they want to begin to build a sustainable future. For more than 75 years, Michael Baker International has maintained an entrepreneurial work environment that fosters great careers, which ultimately has brought great success to the organization. Michael Baker offers many opportunities to help you grow professionally to build your career. Whether it is in Finance, IT, Human Resources, Technology, Communications, Proposal Production, Legal or our National Practice and Market segments, take your next step with us and help make a difference in the lives of those you work with and those we serve.

DESCRIPTION As a part of our Engineering Financial Operations Team, a Sr. Project Accountant is responsible for providing high level financial analysis on a portfolio of projects through their life cycle, and must thoroughly understand the financial components of a project and proactively work with Project Managers to monitor and analyze project performance against budget. Must have the ability to identify issues before project profit erosion occurs and assist with the development of a corrective action plan, if needed.

A Sr. Project Accountant also assists with the development of the Annual Budget and Forecasting process. Must be able to provide Office Executives and Department Managers with requests for information such as budget vs. actual and year over year comparisons at the direction of the Regional Finance Manager. Also responsible for providing technical guidance and facilitating process improvements

•The majority of your day would be spent monitoring and analyzing project financials. •You will work with the regional financial manager, project managers, department managers and office executives. •You will manage projects from a financial aspect that are assigned to you by the regional financial manager. As well, there will be special projects assigned to you annually throughout the year.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS •A Bachelor's degree is preferred, or equivalent work experience; and at least 7-9 years of related experience. •The ability to multi-task and meet deadlines is required •You’ll need to be outgoing, organized and detailed. You’ll also need to be able to work with and build relationships with a wide variety of people. •Excellent English language skills, written and verbal, are essential to success in this role. •You’ll need to be able to quickly get up to speed on your assigned projects as well as Michael Baker International policies, procedures and databases and acquire an understanding of the Sr. Project Accountant role at Michael Baker International. •Naturally, you’ll need computer skills (Microsoft Office), with an Advanced level of experience in Excel a must and Oracle Accounting software experience preferred. •You’ll need a general knowledge and understanding of accounting laws and practices

MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL EEO STATEMENT Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

Title: Sr. Project Accountant

Location: CA-Santa Ana

Requisition ID: 180884