Project Accountant

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Location Nederland, TX, USA
Sector Finance General
Hours 40 hrs/week
Working model Office based
English Dutch

Responsible for the maintenance and review of capital projects records, assisting in monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances, approving expenses, and ensuring projects meet contractual guidelines as well as being an integral part of the accounting team ensuring the timely and accurate submission of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.


Your scope of resposnsibility

  • Create project accounts in the accounting system
  • Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders
  • Review and record submitted invoices and documentation.
  • Work with finance team to maintain accurate Capital Expenditure Reporting
  • Review and approve supplier invoices related to a project.
  • Review and approve time sheets for work related to a project.
  • Review and approve overhead charges to be applied to a project.
  • Review account totals related to project assets and expenses.
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management.
  • Confer with receivables staff regarding unpaid contract billings.
  • Report on project profitability to management
  • Review project finance reporting including but not limited to Budget Forecast and Cash Flow projects.
  • Report to management on any opportunities for additional billings
  • Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects
  • Assist in preparation of any required financial reports for presentation to leadership.
  • Investigate all project expenses not billed to customers.
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Work as part of the accounting team to ensure the accuracy of all necessary financial reporting.
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required.


What you bring to OCI

Education, Experience, and/or Training  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field required.
  • Two (2) years or more of related experience and/or training required.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Accounting—must have general knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices, as well as thorough knowledge of applicable accounts receivable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and company procedures.
  • Arithmetic—the position requires the knowledge of mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division accurately.
  • Administration and Management – Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Computer skills—the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs, as well as working with e-mail at a highly proficient level. Experience with SAP preferred.
  • Teamwork—the position requires working well in a team environment and being able to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Customer service—the position manages difficult client/client situations, responds promptly to client needs, solicits client feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance and meets commitments.
  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction, and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Quantity—meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner.
  • Detail-oriented—minimizes errors and recognizes errors made by others.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Critical Thinking—ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
  • Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and can deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Confidential—the position requires discretion because they frequently encounter confidential material.

About OCI

Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, OCI N.V. is a leading global producer and distributor of ammonia, fertilizers and methanol products providing fertilizers, lower carbon fuels, and chemical feedstocks to agricultural, transportation, and industrial customers around the world.

We are the largest hydrogen producer and consumer in the Netherlands. We are proud of our long history of reducing our emissions and throughout the whole world sustainable projects are being developed.

OCI operates facilities in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and the US and distributes its products worldwide.

Our nitrogen fertilizers are essential for global food security, our fuel solutions help decarbonize road transport and the maritime sector and our chemical products end up in thousands of everyday products. We have approximately 4,100 employees. The company is publicly traded on the Euronext in Amsterdam.