Burns & McDonnell Project Accountant in Kansas City, Missouri


  • Review of vendor/subcontractor invoices for compliance with purchase order/subcontract agreement

  • Verification receipt of materials/equipment or other deliverables with project field staff/project management

  • Coordination of approval of vendor/subcontract invoices

  • Fielding vendor inquiries

  • Revising purchase orders

  • Reporting cash position to project management monthly

  • Preparation of client invoices.

  • Assistance in reconciliation of cost forecast and accounting system

  • Assistance with establishment of work breakdown structure, project closeout and updates to cost forecast in accounting system

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university; 4 years professional work experience.

  • Proven ability to analyze and interpret contracts.

  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Previous Oracle experience preferred.

  • Self-starter, proficient in time management to handle deadline pressure and multiple assignments simultaneously.

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.


Job Accounting/Finance

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 181072