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Project Accountant

HOK is a collective of future-forward thinkers and designers who are driven to face the critical challenges of our time. We are dedicated to improving people's lives, serving our clients and healing the planet. Together, we cultivate a culture of design excellence at the confluence of art and science, blending the power of creative expression with a clear sense of purpose.

We are currently seeking a Project Accountant to join our exciting team at HOK, a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm!  The preferred location for this role will be in our San Francisco office (One Bush Street) located in a historic office building in the heart of the financial district.  As a Project Accountant at HOK, you will be responsible for accurate and timely general accounting process and fulfilling a broad range of duties and responsibilities.  You will analyze project cost reports and work frequently with the Finance Management team and Project Managers to review status updates, invoicing, profitability, earnings and costs.  Additional responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Prepares monthly invoices, budgets and project management reports.
  • Sets up and maintains projects on an in-house accounting system according to contract terms.
  • Tracks and inputs budget data for assigned projects.
  • Prepares, codes and inputs project invoices.
  • Answers inquiries from staff, vendors or clients, and communicates financial information to project managers.
  • Inputs and posts consultant invoices, communicates with consultants and submits their payments for approval.
  • Reviews project contracts and additional service requests to understand the financial requirements on each project.
  • Analyzes project cost reports and meets frequently with Finance Management and Project Managers to review status of projects for invoicing, profitability, earnings, and costs.
  • Understands how projects earn revenue in the accounting system and assists the Business Manager monthly in analyzing and recording monthly project earnings.
  • May provide accounting support to other staff as needed.
  • Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices. 

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial-related reports.
  • Advanced knowledge of project accounting concepts and practices.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Proficiency in Deltek Vision or similar project accounting software required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 2 plus years project accounting experience; or an equivalent of education and experience required.
  • Accounting experience in an architecture firm or construction firm preferred. 

HOK is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive benefits plan to meet their current and future needs. Benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage; 401(K) savings plans; disability, life and accident insurance; paid time off (PTO); and parental leave. In addition, HOK employees enjoy a flexible work schedule with the option to work remotely on Mondays and Fridays.

Compensation is based on experience, qualifications, education and location.  The reasonably expected salary range for this position is $65,000 to $85,000.  Other compensation may include a discretionary bonus. 

HOK is a drug-free workplace.  HOK is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law. 


Additional Locations

757 S Alameda St, Suite 400, Los Angeles, California


One Bush St, Suite 200, San Francisco, California

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