Project Accountant I Salary in San Diego, California

How much does a Project Accountant I make in San Diego, CA? The average Project Accountant I salary in San Diego, CA is $64,550 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $55,145 and $74,921. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Supports projects with overall accounting and financial activities to measure and monitor project financial performance. Creates and maintains project level accounts. Completes all postings, allocations, accruals and payments for the project. Prepares and distributes monthly reports on project status including budget and forecasting for project reviews. Coordinates with project team to reflect changes in project scope or timeline. Prepares final project close out. Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Project Accountant I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Project Accountant II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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