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Location: 

The Woodlands, Texas, 77380

Date:  Jun 6, 2021

Sr. Accountant

Sr. Accountant 

 

Location: The Woodlands, Texas 

 

Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.

 

 

Position Summary

 

Responsible for adhering to accounting policies and procedures involving the maintenance of a general ledger, analysis of balance sheet accounts, and financial management reporting. Under general direction, is responsible for preparing journal entries in the general ledger, reconciliation of job cost ledgers, project financial analysis.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Prepares and analyzes job cost reports in order to assist the Project Controls and Project Management teams to ensure costs are reported accurately at a project level.
  • Reconciles job cost ledgers to general ledger on a monthly basis.
  • Prepares journal entries for legal entities, JV’s or other special projects.
  • Prepares monthly balance sheet reconciliations timely and accurately, as assigned.
  • Responsible for supporting month end close and related reporting timely and accurately.
  • Assists with preparing the monthly and quarterly financial statements based on US GAAP and IFRS basis.
  • Assist with ensuring compliance with internal control guidelines.
  • Assists with internal reporting requirements up to Parent Company.
  • Assists with internal and external audit requests.
  • Assists with documenting accounting procedures and SOPs.
  • Assists other accounting functions on an as needed basis.
  • Identifies and solves problems; makes sound judgments.
  • Deals tactfully and effectively with employees and other department managers.
  • Assists management with ad-hoc requests, including special projects and initiatives.
  • Observes and complies with all safety rules.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in corporate accounting. Previous experience in corporate accounting for an industrial construction company preferred.
  • Willingness to work the hours needed to complete and deliver tasks on committed deadline dates.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to provide quality work in a timely manner.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and listening skills required.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be able to work individually and in a team.

 

Technical Knowledge and Skills

 

  • Working knowledge of SAP, preferred.
  • Previous construction accounting experience, POC accounting or Job Costing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (advanced level).
  • Technically sufficient in US GAAP; exposure to IFRS a plus.

 

Please reach out to Gregory Dwayne Dunning (gregory.dunning@bilfinger.com) in case of any questions related to this position. 

Bilfinger North America Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.

 

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

 

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

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We are aware that fraudulent employment offers are being transmitted via email by people claiming to be employees or representatives of Bilfinger. Prospective candidates are provided job descriptions and employment letters and are asked to complete and return employment information forms as well as official tax forms. These job offers may look genuine and could include names of Bilfinger legal entities, Bilfinger executives, their signatures, seals of “authenticity”, the Bilfinger brand and logo.


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If you receive such a message, you are advised to contact your local law enforcement agency and provide any details you may have. You also may forward the messages to compliance.helpdesk@bilfinger.com.


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