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Senior Project Accountant

June 27, 2019

AHL, formerly Architects Hawaii Ltd. is a local,award-winning, and internationally recognized architectural firm with over 73 years of experience in architecture, planning, interiors, sustainability, and historic architecture. With a passion for creating designs that inspire, AHL delivers innovative and thoughtful designs through careful consideration of each project and client’s history, culture and environment. AHL provides services for projects in all market sectors including high-rise residential,commercial mixed-use, healthcare, education, hospitality, retail, industrial,institutional, and military.

AHL’s office in downtown Honolulu is seeking a Senior Project Accountant to join our highly creative and collaborative team.  The successful candidate for this position will be a highly-organized, energetic, and team-oriented. This person will assist the Chief Financial Officer in all phases of accounting as required.

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Accounting preferred. 5 to 7 years of experience in project accounting or related experience required. Experience with Deltek Vision or similar software is highly desirable.

  • CPA designation preferred.
  • General knowledge of project accounting and accounting procedures. Knowledge and confidence in using accounting software programs and other programs, i.e. Deltek/Vision, Excel, Word, Adobe, and Outlook.

typical duties
  • Taxes – general knowledge of Hawaii General Excise Tax laws as it applies to billings and consultants. Federal and State Income Tax knowledge desired.
  • Financial Statements and General Ledger – Ability to prepare Financial Statements including reconciliation of general ledger accounts and recording journal entries.
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgement with respect to accounting and other significant matters of office management and/or operations.
  • Accounts Payable System – responsible for processing all sub-consultant billings as it pertains to projects and reconciliation of consultant agreements to payments.
  • Accounts Receivable System – responsible for all facets of the system including billings, posting, rebilling and interpret contracts and proposals for billing purposes. Submittal of Tax Clearance and other contractual requirements on State, City and Federal projects. Completion of Lien Waivers as required.
  • Supervises Project Accountants and Accounting Clerks on project accounting as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

AHL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex including gender identity and expression, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, marital status, sexual orientation, credit history or arrest and court record, or any other status protected by federal or state law.