Black & Veatch Financial Reporting Accountant in Kansas City, Missouri

Financial Reporting Accountant

MO-Kansas City


Date published:11-Mar-2017

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Water

Business Plan:FIN


Black & Veatch delivers design, procurement and construction solutions that help to provide safe drinking water and effective wastewater management to communities worldwide. We serve public and private clients of every size with a strong focus on life cycle economy, efficiency and reliability.

We find innovative solutions to protect water at its source, treat it to the highest standards, and deliver it to homes and businesses. Then we collect and treat wastewater before reintroducing it safely back into the environment.

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for the preparation and entry of general ledger journal entries; completion of complex account reconciliations and preparation of assigned financial reports. Provides resolution of basic issues. Provides basic account analysis and assigned financial reports. Works under close supervision.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting: • Prepares, enters and may post journal entries. • Management Reporting: • May identify, research and resolve variances. • May assist businesses in coding of costs. Audits: • Prepares audit deliverables for review. Compliance: • Prepares and coordinates necessary government compliance filings for review. Financial Applications and Systems: • Monitors and balances systems to ensure completeness and accuracy; may research differences and suggest solutions. Consolidation (Statutory): • Prepares monthly/quarterly balance sheet analysis. • May assist with creation of new firm checklist, completing new firm request form and prepares journal entries for consolidation. Consolidation (Corporate Reporting): • Prepares monthly/quarterly basic financial statements and various reports. • Creates revaluation range for new firms and schedule monthly. Prepares consolidation entries. Account Reconciliations: • Reconciles accounts, identifies and researches reconciling items. Identifies risk and opportunities and assesses reasonableness of balances. • Recognizes impact of interfirm transactions and related elimination process; coordinates resolution of issues. Supervisory & Resource Management: • Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvement. Internal Clients: • Accounting Operations, Payroll, Treasury, Tax and Financial Applications; limited interaction with the businesses and upper management.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience. Typically 2+ years’ related experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Preferred Technical Competencies: • Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint, Basic • Microsoft Excel, Intermediate • Knowledge of Black & Veatch Systems, Basic • Knowledge of percent complete accounting, Basic • Technical accounting knowledge, Basic • Knowledge of Financial Statement analysis, Basic • Knowledge of foreign currency terminology and concepts, Basic Preferred Non-Technical Competencies: • Customer Focus • Organizing • Planning • Written Communications • Action Oriented • Informing • Peer Relationships • Dealing with Ambiguity • Problem Solving

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