How much does a Project Accounting Manager make in the United States? The average Project Accounting Manager salary in the United States is $123,621 as of May 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $103,446 and $146,805. 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 for Project Accounting Manager

Project Accounting Manager 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. Being a Project Accounting Manager 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. Additionally, Project Accounting Manager 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. The Project Accounting Manager 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. To be a Project Accounting Manager 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)... View full job description

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