Prime ABA, LP is seeking an Accounts Payable and Payroll Manager with experience in the Engineering/Architectural industry using Deltek Vision for project-based accounting.

Prime Engineering, Inc. helps its clients achieve their business objectives by delivering top-quality A/E/C services in an effective, efficient, and collaborative fashion. We are engineers, architects, surveyors, designers, accountants, procurement specialists, communicators, and administrators. Collectively, we tackle difficult challenges, serve as trusted consultants, and passionately serve our clients from concept to completion. Our work doesn’t stop when a client cuts the ribbon on a new project, building, or facility. For more than 30 years, our Prime goal has been to establish and maintain trusted client partnerships that function efficiently in the short term and thrive over the long term.

Applicant should have a solid understanding of accounting, strong managerial and organizational skills and enjoy working in a small team environment.  The desired location for this position is either Atlanta, GA or Richmond, VA.

Under general direction and supervision of the Controller, the duties will include:

Accounts Payable

  • Setup and maintenance of vendors, including all required vendor documentation
  • Review and verify vendor invoices, create AP vouchers
  • Prepare AP reports for payment approval to VP Finance
  • Review and process all employee expense reports
  • Process AP checks
  • Process, pay and reconcile company credit cards
  • Ensure vendor documentation and W-9 are filed in accordance with company policy
  • Provide Billing Department with documentation needed to support client invoices.
  • Ensure all AP transactions are completed in accordance with company policy.
  • Reconcile AP monthly and resolve outstanding issues
  • Maintain and update AP policy and procedures manual as needed
  • POC for all AP inquiries

Payable (outsourced)

  • Enter and maintain all relevant employee data in Deltek Vision and outsourced vendor system
  • Process weekly employee timesheets
  • Process alternating bi-weekly payroll
  • Prepare, post, and reconcile all payroll-related general ledger entries
  • Coordinate with vendor to update benefit schedules and to research and resolve issues
  • Work with external tax specialists and state agencies to open and maintain proper filings
  • Introduce and train new employees on payroll system


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or relevant work experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of AP and Payroll experience is required
  • Current or prior Deltek Vision experience is required
  • MS Excel and Word experience is required
  • Must be able to work independently and with the accounting finance team to take initiative to resolve problems and to meet deadlines needed to support team objectives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated capability for “self-starting,” and problem solving, meeting deadlines, and adapting to new environments or challenges.
  • Ability to discreetly manage business sensitive and confidential information

Why people join Prime ?

The most important reason is an opportunity for challenging but rewarding work and advancement. You’ll play a vital role in designing the big projects that make the headlines… as well as the thousands of smaller jobs that keep companies, cities, and counties running and competitive. You’ll learn across the spectrum of engineering disciplines – at Prime, there are no “silos,” only successful projects.

Prime Engineering offers talented performers ample opportunity for rapid advancement into management- or executive-level positions. Our growth objectives are ambitious, and we stretch and challenge the individual and the team. We need people who can evolve and adapt to meet our goals.

What Prime Offers

  • Competitive salary
  • Two health insurance options
  • We pay 75% of employee insurance premiums (medical, dental, vision) and sliding scale of dependents’ premiums
  • We pay 100% of employee life/accidental death plus short- and long-term disability premiums
  • Retirement plan: 401(k) plus matching
  • Company-paid Professional Development and Licensing
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program offering counseling in all aspects of life
  • Company sponsored outings and onsite celebrations