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Black & Veatch Accountant 1 1 in Topeka, Kansas

Accountant 1 1

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Req Id : 29701

Job Title : Accountant 1 1

Business Unit Sector : COR-CORP-FINANCE

Work Location : KCP, USVRTL

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

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FIN: Finance

Job Summary

Responsible for the preparation and entry of payroll related 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.

Key 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


  • Prepares audit deliverables for review


  • 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 and 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

Management Responsibilities

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 Qualifications

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint, Basic

  • Microsoft Excel, Intermediate

  • Knowledge of Black and 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 Skills:

  • Organizing

  • Planning

  • Written Communications

  • Informing

  • Peer Relationships

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Problem Solving



Action oriented

Customer focus

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment. Limited travel.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City