Project Accountant

Shannon & Wilson, Inc.
Saint Louis, MO
Added: March 18, 2024


  • Contract Administration
  • Project accounting and administration
  • Project billing
  • Assistance with collection of aged receivable balances.
  • Set up projects in the accounting system.
  • Review and post weekly time sheets.
  • Prepare project accounting reports for project managers.
  • Code and post vendor invoices; prepare A/P checks; and maintain A/P files.
  • Communicate and coordinate with accounting staff and employees in other branch offices.
  • Assist with tasks as assigned by the office manager and corporate accounting manager.
  • Follow Shannon & Wilson's Quality Assurance policy.
  • Follow and promote Shannon & Wilson’s Health & Safety and Loss Prevention policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor.


  • 6-9 years accounting experience to include accounts payable, accounts receivable, and project accounting.
  • Knowledge of standard contract terms, including time-and-materials, lump sum, not-to-exceed, and how they are applied in the billing process.
  • Knowledge of accounts payable/general ledger system and financial chart of accounts.
  • Knowledge of the project structure in a client-consultant business environment and understanding of billable hours and labor-based revenues.
  • Experience with enterprise level accounting software, BST preferred.

Level Placement

Typically, depending on an applicant’s education, experience, other qualifications they possess, if they are a fit for the company and local office culture, and the current business needs, a Mid-Level Project Account typically would be placed at a Shannon & Wilson Office Services IV or V level.

Shannon & Wilson offers a competitive benefits package to support our employees. These benefits include:

  • Employee ownership
  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, vision, and dental coverage.
  • Pre-tax health and daycare FSA
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Profit sharing and 401(k) plans
  • Paid time off for vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid volunteer day
  • Free parking

Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer