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Kimley-Horn Project Accountant in Austin, Texas


Our growing Regional Accounting team is seeking a Project Accountant based in our Austin South, TX office. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter with problem-solving skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships. This individual would support full project lifecycle business functions by partnering with Project Managers and their engineering teams to serve external clients.


Financial Analysis/Profitability Review

  • Partner with Project Managers regarding business-related functions, including contract review, project setup, sub-consultant management, monthly profitability review, and invoicing and collections efforts

  • Consult routinely with project leadership teams to review and analyze project financial performance to ensure proper revenue recognition

  • Work in a fast-paced, collaborative team setting to manage monthly deadlines and Regional performance goals

Invoicing/Accounts Receivable Management

  • Ensure projects are billed accurately and timely according to client-specific contract terms

  • Timely coordination with clients regarding invoicing and accounts receivable/collection efforts

  • Identify complex accounts receivable issues and partner with Business leadership to resolve or escalate appropriately

  • Coordinate with outside firms to manage sub-consultant invoicing and payment workflow

Compliance Reporting and Contract Management

  • Review contracts to ensure proper project setup in accordance with terms and conditions

  • Utilize business tools and reporting to track project compliance and end-of-year reporting

  • Understand contractual obligations that impact different business operations, including revenue recognition, audits, sub-consultant management, and client compliance requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Accounting, Finance, or related degree a plus

  • Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals

  • High degree of professionalism and strong people skills

  • Must be an excellent team player

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

  • Ability to travel to support project management teams as needed

Why Kimley-Horn: We are a full-service consulting firm that provides a wide range of infrastructure and land development planning and engineering services to both public and private clients. Though we have over 7,000 employees in over 110 offices, we pride ourselves on our small company feel. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it. That’s why we recruit passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. By joining Kimley-Horn, you’ll be joining a firm whose core values and core purpose are more than just words on paper; they form the basis of a culture that has yielded success since 1967.

15 years on Fortune’s "100 Best Companies to Work For," including Best Workplaces for Women and Best Workplaces for Millennials.

  • Performance-Based Bonus Compensation

  • Retirement contributions include a 2-to-1 401(k) match on the first 4% and a discretionary profit-sharing contribution

  • Profit sharing in 2020 was 10%, leading to an employer contribution of 18% (variable based on profits of firm)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Cafeteria-style benefits plan that provides group coverage for medical (includes a no-monthly premium option), dental, vision, and life insurance

  • Health Savings Account Company paid HSA contribution

  • Paid Time Off Varies based on experience and classification

  • Back-up Childcare - Company-paid back-up childcare

  • New Parent Leave

  • Short-Term Disability

  • Long-Term Disability

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Group Term Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Health Advocate

  • Financial Advisors

  • Dependent Care FSA

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Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Location : Location US-TX-Austin

ID 2023-10323

Education Bachelor's Degree

Employee Type Regular

Discipline/Focus Finance/Acct/Business