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Project Accountant

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Date: Oct 30, 2022

Location: Ambler, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 77694 

Job Category: Finance 

Location: Ambler, PA, United States 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

As part of our Shared Services group, comprised of Finance, Marketing, Communications, Human Resources, Commercial, Legal and Facilities, we support the business achieve their goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure delivery of services through the skills of our people, methodologies, and systems.

Hatch is seeking a Project Accountant to work in our Ambler, PA (suburban Philadelphia) office. The Project Accountant will coordinate with Project Managers, Clients, Employees and team members to set-up projects, review and monitor costs and process billing in accordance with client requirements, within the currently established procedures, and the timeliness established in our contract agreements.


Key Responsibilities


  • Set-up and maintenance of projects in SAP software.
  • Pro-active assistance in project billing rate set-ups.
  • Review and process subcontractor invoices.
  • Process monthly client invoices.
  • Prepare supporting invoice packages utilizing client specific formats (Excel).
  • Accounts receivable monitoring and follow-up.
  • Maintain project information, rates, and forecasts in project management system
  • Preparation of project-related documents including budgets, rate approval requests, subcontract agreements, change orders, contract amendments, etc.
  • Supporting project manager information and analysis requests.
  • Coordination with employees, project managers, internal departments, subcontractors, prime contracts, and clients to assure the effective and compliant administration of the contract.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • 1-3 years of project accounting (contracts administration/billing) experience
  • Experience in administration/billing of professional services contracts and/or government focused firm a plus
  • Excellent communication and language skills with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels and work cohesively with team members
  • A high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and ability to process information quickly
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Previous SAP experience considered a plus
  • Advanced skills in MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Be self-motivated and confident to take initiative and work with minimum supervision, while still working effectively as a member of a team



To facilitate mentoring, staff development and team collaboration, this is an in-office position. Hatch offers needed work flexibility for employees and provides a highly competitive benefits package. We are in a growth mode with lots of career potential. Please reach out to explore joining our great team. 



Why join us?


What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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