What does a Project Accountant do?

Project accountants provide financial support, guidance, and oversight for specific business projects. They are typically involved in the financial aspects at all phases of the project lifecycle. They oversee any necessary pre-authorizations or approvals. They review, verify, and process all invoices and purchase orders. They also review and process expense and mileage reports and payments for vendors and contractors, and ensure all necessary tax paperwork is completed. They prepare expenditure reports with detailed supporting documentation, if needed, and compile final report summaries.

Project accountants typically have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. They should be proficient with major accounting software programs, along with office programs such as Excel. Familiarity with standard billing protocol and processes is expected, and strong project management skills are required.

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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Project Accountant Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹8,37,109 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹5L
Median: ₹8L
₹17L
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Project Accountant Career Path

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NorthPoint DevelopmentNorthPoint Development
Project Accountant
26 Aug 2020

“From my first day I could tell everyone I work with was very friendly and helpful and I would recommend working at NorthPoint to anyone.”

GrowthForceGrowthForce
Onboarding Project Accountant
28 Jul 2020

“I was reporting to on boarding director and she was the best manager anyone can wish for.”

TNBTNB
Project Accountant
8 Sep 2020

“good for starting your career but the growth is stagnant”

Swiss ReSwiss Re
Technical Accountant
27 Apr 2020

“Great work and life balance”

The Beck GroupThe Beck Group
Senior Project Accountant
1 Oct 2019

“Work balance is good to great.”

Schneider ElectricSchneider Electric
Project Accountant
25 Nov 2021

“The salary scale is not the best in the market”

The Wieland CorporationThe Wieland Corporation
Project Accountant
12 Oct 2020

“great people to work with”

The Walsh GroupThe Walsh Group
Project Accountant
29 Apr 2021

“Great people inside each detepartment”

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