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Project Control Accountant 16313241

Arlington, VA

Hot Career Opportunity: Project Control Accountant

Are you an accomplished financial professional with a penchant for precision and an unwavering commitment to financial control? Are you seeking a career that seamlessly integrates on-site collaboration with remote flexibility? Look no further – we have a compelling opportunity for you!

Title: Project Control Accountant
Location: Hybrid - Arlington, VA
Hourly Rate: $40.00 - $50.00/hour
Job Type: Contract (3-5 Months)
Requirements: Costpoint

US Citizenship required


  • Develop and maintain project budgets, ensuring they are accurate and aligned with project objectives.
  • Calculate and forecast project costs, taking into account labor, materials, equipment, and other expenses.
  • Monitor and track project expenses, comparing them to the budget to identify and address cost overruns or deviations.
  • Prepare financial reports, cost analysis, and variance reports to keep project stakeholders informed about the financial health of the project.
  • Utilize historical data and current project progress to forecast future financial performance.
  • Assist in the allocation of resources, including manpower and equipment, based on project requirements and budget constraints.
  • Identify potential financial risks and provide recommendations for risk mitigation strategies.
  • Review and approve invoices from vendors and contractors to ensure they align with the project's budget and contractual agreements.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards, company policies, and relevant regulations in all financial aspects of the project.
  • Maintain accurate and organized financial records related to the project.
  • Collaborate with project managers, stakeholders, and other team members to communicate financial information, address concerns, and provide financial insights to support decision-making.


  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field is typically required. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are essential for monitoring and interpreting project financial data.
  • A deep understanding of financial principles, cost accounting, and budget management is crucial.
  • Proficiency in Costpoint is required.
  • Effective communication is vital for conveying complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders and collaborating with team members.
  • Detail-oriented to ensure accuracy in financial records and compliance with regulations.
  • The ability to adapt to changing project requirements and priorities.
  • Strong organizational skills help in maintaining orderly financial records and meeting deadlines.
  • Maintaining the highest ethical standards is essential.

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