Project Accountant - Houston, TX

Apply now »

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Houston, Texas, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Houston 

State: Texas

The Project Accountant will provide complete and accurate accounting services to multiple Practice Groups within the Industry Division including project set-up, invoicing and reporting & analysis



  • Understand the billing terms for each assigned client as specified in the applicable contract
  • Timely create monthly invoices, custom and generic, for assigned clients
    • Review and log out-going invoices on Invoice log
  • Collect from Project Managers or directly from billable employees necessary documentation required to be submitted to support invoice and timely notify Project managers of any deficiencies
  • Create any documentation required to be submitted to support invoice
  • Create and use custom invoices and reports as required by assigned clients
  • Create and maintain electronic and hard copy Project File in which should be included (i) a copy of the contract (ii) a copy of the project set up request form (iii) copies of all invoices and supporting documents and (iv) any other applicable records.
  • Create Invoicing Instructions for each assigned client.
  • Ensure that timely communication with Project Managers on any issues that arise with documentation and invoicing matters
  • Participate in weekly AR meeting by gathering information regarding outstanding invoices 
  • Provide daily support to accounting team
  • Advance understand and be able to invoice multi-currency projects
  • Advance understand and be able to invoice Multi-level projects
  • Advance Understand and be able to invoice Managing Office projects
  • Run unbilled reports, reports the status of WIP and distribute to Project Acountants, Project Managers, and Business Unit Managers
  • Provide cost and revenue accruals for month end; requires advance understanding
  • Set up projects in Accounting System FLEX.
  • Participate in staff meetings by providing updates on aging unbilled and project reports.
  • Month End Activities
    • Assist in Collecting Cost accrual from Project Coordinators and Project Accountants; reviews for accuracy, creates JE
    • Reviews project/unbilled reports for missing revenue
    • Assist in preparing JE’s and Re-classes as necessary
    • Assist in analysis on project reports to explain variances in revenue from budget and forecast
  • Other Duties as assigned
  • Delivery of invoices i.e. email, mail, client portal




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in project or cost accounting
  • Previous accounting experience in an engineering, consulting or services firm preferred
  • Excellent communication skills with high level of English proficiency, both written and verbal
  • Advance computer and Microsoft (Excel, Access, PowerPoint) skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently

If you are an individual with a disability and you would like us to assist you with searching the Careers Page site for employment opportunities and/or assistance with completing your profile and application, please contact us at 1-888-357-7020 or email us with your request to USinfor@us.bureauveritas.com  We are happy to assist you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next great career opportunity!


If you would like additional information regarding Bureau Veritas' federal obligations in regards to equal employment opportunity, please click the link below: