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HNTB Project Finance Assistant I in Detroit, Michigan

What We're Looking For

At HNTB, you can invest in a career that is meaningful and rewarding to you while making a difference for Michigan communities that matter to all of us. As part of a nationwide firm, HNTB Michigan has been a part of delivering solutions for some of the largest and most innovative infrastructure projects across the state. With our historic growth and several office locations across the state, it is an exciting time to join our team of passionate professionals and employee owners working to build a better tomorrow. .

This opportunity entails being responsible for maintaining project-related financial data in HNTB's project management system, ensuring alignment with current client contracts, including change orders, subconsultant agreements, and approved unauthorized work. The Project Finance Associate supports the project finance team to ensure billing compliance with contractual documents. Responsibilities include coding project costs, such as subconsultant expenses, expense report receipts, and vendor invoices, with appropriate project accounting codes in accordance with standard procedures and contractual requirements to ensure proper entry into HNTB's project management system.

What You’ll Do:

  • Accurately updates the project management system by translating client and project workplan data based on contract and change order review.

  • Facilitates the ability to access and charge to project tasks and phases in the project management system.

  • Ensures project costs are properly coded and allocated by maintaining awareness of project status and adapting financial data as needed due to project changes.

  • Manages cost transfers to and from projects/tasks.

  • Supports the project finance team in reviewing and approving project invoices, updating invoice requirements from contractual documents, verifying billed costs, and ensuring compliance with reporting requirements, including insurance certificates and adherence to client systems and formats.

  • Generates routine internal project financial performance reports for project and office teams.

  • Reviews vendor/subconsultant invoices for accuracy and contractual compliance, including DBE and insurance certificate requirements.

  • Obtains necessary approvals and tracks internal workflow status for timely outcomes.

  • Supports the project team in maintaining client and subconsultant relationships and communicates receivables updates as directed by the finance team.

  • Assists in subcontracting processes throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Supports the proposal process, including gross margin analysis, cost proposal development, alignment with the project management system, and client proposal/estimate formats.

  • Performs other assigned duties.

What You’ll Need:

  • Associate’s degree, or

  • In lieu of education, 2 years of relevant work experience

What You'll Bring:

  • Developing knowledge of HNTB processes and procedures as well as GAAP accounting rules

Additional Information

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Finance Group

ReqID: R-19320