VITA Planning & Landscape Architecture

Project Accountant

The Project Accountant position is central to all business matters of VITA Planning and Landscape Architecture.  Working with all members of staff, Project Accountants understand our design budgets, project strategy and work with our Project Managers and the Accounting Department to ensure we are delivering excellent service to our clients in all aspects of our professional relationship.  This position plays an integral part in delivering quality design projects on-schedule and on-budget, and assisting the company reach its financial goals.

The company accounting system is managed via the Deltek Vision Software.  Candidates with experience working in Deltek Vision will be given priority.  Passion for creative work and experience in the AEC industry is a plus.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Review contracts and enter new project billing
  • Assist with billing preparation and expense back-ups
  • Invoice preparation and distribution
  • Assist with input consultant budgets / bills
  • Weekly project budget reports to Project Managers
  • Project tracking assistance to Project Managers
  • Run and analyze Vision project reports
  • Assist Project Managers with Resource Planning

General Accounting Tasks

  • Credit card reconciliations, coding and receipt backup
  • Payroll prep & back up to controller
  • Manage employee profiles on Vision
  • Stand-in for controller when gone (cash flow, miscellaneous reports, etc.)
  • Assist controller with ad-hoc accounting projects
  • Work with Project Managers with Vision software
  • Manage project insurance certificate requests
  • Other tasks delegated by controller as time permits
  • Assist with general accounting and administrative backup

Ideal Candidate Experience

  • Experience working in Deltek Vision Software
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience
  • Industry experience, ie: architecture, interior design or engineering firm
  • Understands general accounting and billing cycles
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Mastery of Excel, Word and Outlook

Qualities

  • Balance of Right and Left brain thinking (we’re proud of our Creativity!)
  • Integrity with confidential information
  • Proactive and Self Accountable
  • Detail oriented, organized and a strong communicator
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong understanding of accounting software and technology
  • Analytical approach and decision making
  • Team-oriented approach – firm yet flexible
  • Ability to work within systems and handle ad-hoc projects

About VITA

For 17 years VITA has established an international reputation for excellence in Landscape Architecture and Planning in community place-making and hospitality design. At each step of the planning and visioning process we rely on our collective background to arrive at innovative, functional, artistic and sustainable solutions.

Our goal? Respond to cultural and environmental needs and deliver authentic experiences.

We believe design is a journey of discovery; an elegant dance in which we strive to manifest a bold vision while choreographing environmental, construction, budget and social realities.

Across five continents, we’ve stewarded the vision for over thirty communities, dozens of resorts and hundreds of residences. We are proud that they are as culturally relevant today as they were when they were inspired ideas and trace-paper scribbles.

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