Accounting Assistant Job at Kimley-Horn, Houston, TX

  • Kimley-Horn
  • Houston, TX

Job Description

Kimley-Horn is looking for an Accounting Assistant to join our growing regional Project Accounting team in our Houston, Texas (TX) office! This is not a remote position.

The ideal candidate would be able to work in a fast-paced collaborative team setting and communicate effectively to achieve group goals. This individual would work closely with accounting team members to support full project lifecycle business functions. 

  • Support Project Accountants with business-related tasks for both internal and external client requests
  • Prepare and send monthly invoices that may require expense backup, timesheet detail, pay applications, or other client-specific invoicing requirements
  • Partner with Project Accountants to monitor and follow-up on unpaid invoices to collect accounts receivable balances
  • Work closely with accounting team members to support full project lifecycle business functions
  • Monitor and collect accounts receivable by working directly with clients
  • Evaluate incoming payments to ensure proper cash application
  • Process accounts payable, overhead invoices, check requests, and respond to vendor inquiries
  • Cash receipt backup
  • Data entry directly into internal and external accounting systems
  • Review client contracts to ensure accurate project setup
  • Electronic contract and document management
  • Assist with other general accounting support functions as required
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 4+ years of relevant accounting experience or coursework
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • High degree of professionalism and strong people skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a deadline driven environment
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Deltek CostPoint proficiency is a plus 

At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People, clients and employees, are at the forefront of who we are. Clients know we prioritize achieving their goals and growing their success. Employees know our culture and approach to business are built on a desire to provide an environment for everyone to flourish. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it— that’s why we welcome and develop passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. We take pride in how our employee retention, robust benefits package, and company values have led to Kimley-Horn’s placement on the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work” list for 17 years!

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