Project Accounting Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Project Accounting Manager make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Project Accounting Manager in the United States is $59 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $50 and $70. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Manages a team of project accountants that perform accounting and financial activities to measure and monitor project financial performance. Oversees the creation and maintenance of project level accounts. Ensures that all postings, allocations, accruals and payments for the project are completed according to schedule. Reviews monthly project status reports prior to project reviews. Supports project leaders to address changes in project scope or timeline and resolve any financial issues that might impede project timelines. Tracks and analyzes consolidated financial results for all projects. Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. Typically reports to a director. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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