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Senior Corporate Financial Accounting Associate

Company: Bechtel
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 251589Requisition Posting End Date:OVERVIEW:We're hiring a Senior Corporate Financial Accounting Associate reporting to the Assistant Controller within the Corporate Controller team based in Reston, VA. This position is eligible for hybrid telework, with an in-office schedule based on team deliverables. The Corporate Controller team provides overall guidance and expertise on financial and related matters, including responsibility for the development and implementation of accounting policy, oversight of accounting operations, financial reporting, and management/financial control activities.We actively build a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative work environment where diverse views are welcomed, openness is encouraged, and teamwork and merit are cornerstones. We are proud of what we do and how we do it. Bechtel offers an excellent, fast-paced working environment where you will have an opportunity to work with dynamic teams across the company and throughout the world. Our team-oriented, fast paced, and collegial environment is ideal for a driven professional who can work well independently and within a team and solve problems effectively.
POSITION SUMMARY:Senior Corporate Financial Accounting Associate position reporting to the Assistant Controller within the Corporate Controller team in Reston, VA. The position includes assisting in the close and consolidation process for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting; performing monthly account reconciliations; responsibility for analysis and maintenance of certain corporate accounts; preparing financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and liaising with Bechtel Business Services (BBS) financial service centers to identify and resolve accounting issues. The candidate must have the ability to maintain a sense of urgency focusing on critical issues, be detail oriented and demonstrate strong organizational and communication skills.
JOB DIMENSIONS:A. Supervision Received

  • Work is reviewed regularly to verify general accuracy and coverage of unusual problems, to ensure conformance with required procedures and to assure professional growth
  • Moderate supervision with some latitude for independent judgement
    B. Supervision Exercised
    • None
      C. Contacts
      • Internal contact with counterparts in treasury, tax, management information and planning, BBS financial service centers, benefits, and related areas
      • Contact with business unit personnel and controllers outside the U.S. regarding financial accounting information
      • External auditors
        ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
        • Prepares and records journal entries to assist with monthly close process
        • Prepares annual financial statements, related disclosures, and work papers to support audits of various legal entities
        • Reviews various documents, summaries, and support to verify accuracy and conformance with specific functional, corporate, contract, or professional accounting requirements
        • Reconciles financial reports and data with other records on file; points out inconsistencies and errors and recommends actions to resolve
        • Analyzes accounting or financial data, to identify anomalies for further consideration
        • Reviews existing Controller systems and processes, identifies and recommends areas for process improvement and automation
        • Assists with external audit questions and/or other questions posed by management or business units related to accounting issues
          BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
          • Leve 1: Undergraduate degree in Accounting with at least 3 years relevant experience
          • Level 2: Undergraduate degree in Accounting with at least 6 years relevant experience
          • Sound understanding of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and how those principals are to be applied in the execution of our work
          • Familiarity with basic business practices and fundamental business theories
          • Working knowledge of internal controls concepts and the ability to develop and interpret accounting procedures and reports
          • Strong organizational skills and an ability to simultaneously handle numerous tasks of varying complexity are critical to this role; must be able to effectively work independently or as part of a team
          • Ability to apply good business judgment in the execution of assigned tasks and understand when to seek direction/guidance prior to handling a work assignment
          • Ability to analyze financial data, provide early recognition of potential problems and provide effective and innovative thought processes in handling financials issues
          • Demonstrates leadership potential and above average written and oral communication skills
          • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
            PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
            • Licensed CPA (or candidate)
            • Experience with U.S. GAAP audits
            • Experience with Oracle general ledger
            • PowerBI report development
            • Industry experience
            • Prior experience with large, multinational corporate consolidations and reporting
            • Candidate will consider rotational assignments within Bechtel in other locations in future for career advancement#LI-LS1
              Shaping tomorrow togetherBechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we've completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.
              www.bechtel.comBechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Bechtel, Reston , Senior Corporate Financial Accounting Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Reston, Virginia

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