Bechtel Corporation General Ledger Accountant in Glendale, Arizona

Requisition ID: 215898

  • Relocation Authorized: None

  • Project No.: 00000

  • Grade: 22

  • Position to be Panel Interviewed? No

Role Overview:

Reports directly to the General Ledger Supervisor and interfaces with counterparts in other service locations, project offices, controller management.

Responsible for maintaining assigned general ledger balancing segments or accounts to include: a) reconciling and analyzing accounts b) initiates and completes corrective actions to ensure that outstanding items in account reconciliations are cleared promptly c) actively communicates with other departments and follows up on corrective actions.

Performs month end closing process according to prescribed procedures for domestic and international offices. Ensures that a monthly trial balance is reviewed for accuracy and is submitted to Operations Reporting for gathering to the Corporate General Ledger in a timely manner. Prepares and submits required financial reporting adjustments to supervisor and Operations Reporting, as necessary.

Performs year end closing process according to prescribed procedures for domestic and international offices. Coordinates with local financial services managers/ controllers to ensure that financial information required supporting both internal and local statutory requirements are obtained and provided in a timely manner. Performs special studies or analyses from time to time as needed and requested by supervisors and managers

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or a related field with 2 -5 years of accounting experience in reputed organization.

  • Basic knowledge of document imaging software, procurement systems, financial reporting, Financials

  • Basic skills in the areas of oral and written communications, project financial process controls, MS Office suite of applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook), accounts payable, general ledger and billing

  • Must have the legal right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Basic knowledge of Oracle EBS Financials

  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and applicable accounting methods

  • Must be dependable, punctual, conscientious, and function well in a team environment

  • The ideal candidate will be flexible and adaptable and have the ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude and maintain composure under stress

  • The ideal candidate must be 'self-starter' capable of working independently, taking initiative identifying and resolving issues, managing workload, and handling correspondence

  • The ideal candidate must possess good organization skills, ability to provide constant attention to detail, and have ability to apply quality control over a heavy volume work with tight deadlines

  • Candidate is expected to maintain confidentiality of all information entrusted to the position

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel 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. at

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.