Project Accountant, Accounting & Finance

Avalere Health is seeking a Project Accountant to join its Accounting & Finance group as a member of the Project Accounting team.

The Project Accountant will serve as the point of contact regarding all accounting activities for assigned Practices. In this capacity, the Project Accountant will act as the project life cycle specialist to staff on contractual obligations, invoicing, revenue recognition and collections. The Project Accountant will need to have a flexible schedule as there will be periods of high demand with short deadlines, especially around revenue recognition, invoicing, and the annual audit.

  • Timely and accurate processing of invoices per the requirements defined in contractual obligations
  • Responsible for resolving outstanding accounts receivable items
  • Perform project creation based on interpretation of scopes of work and purchase rrders to assure accurate project revenue recognition and invoicing in accordance with authorized budget and project policies
  • Collaborate with project managers on maintaining project integrity in the financial management system
  • Maintain project-related records, including clients, contracts, and change orders
  • Develop working relationships with assigned Practices, Account, and Finance and Accounting teams
  • Research any unbilled issues to optimize the billing possibilities for the billing period
  • Actively contribute to identifying and resolving process deficiencies
  • Assist in the execution of timely and accurate monthly closings
  • Provide year-end support of auditor requirements, which may include research and reconcilement
  • Maintain compliance with Inovalon’s policies, procedures and mission statement
  • Adhere to all confidentiality and HIPAA requirements as outlined within Inovalon’s operating policies and procedures in all ways and at all times with respect to any aspect of the data handled or services rendered in the undertaking of the position
  • Fulfill those responsibilities and duties that may be reasonably provided by Inovalon for the purpose of achieving operational and financial success of the company
  • We reserve the right to change this job description from time to time as business needs dictate and will provide notice of such

Skills, Experience, and Other Job-Related Requirements

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in accounting, finance, or business (or relevant work experience)

Skill Requirements

  • Knowledge of project accounting, budgeting, and cost control guidelines
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with all company levels
  • Highly motivated, goal oriented , and with a strong sense of accountability
  • Ability to function as a team member as well as work independently
  • Highly organized, keen attention to detail, and ability to meet established deadlines
  • Efficient in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to understand assignments from a macro and micro perspective
  • Flexible, resilient, and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Familiarity working in a dynamic consulting environment is a plus

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of proven and progressive financial experience or training preferred
  • Experience working in an enterprise resource planning platform; experience with Oracle is a plus

How to Apply

Please submit copies of the following application materials:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé
  • Writing sample

Candidates may be required to complete an interview exercise or assessment as part of the final-round interview process for this role.

*Avalere is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.