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Senior Accountant

American Bridge Company

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Corporate

Reports To: Accounting Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt


The Senior Accountant is a key role within the accounting department and works closely with all members of each accounting team to ensure the accounting records for each project are accurate and complete.  The position reports directly to the Accounting Manager and is responsible for supporting all functions of the accounting and finance department.  The Senior Accountant is expected to have strong communication and accounting skills as well as the willingness to work closely with all members of the organization.



Preparation, interpretation and analysis of financial statements for internal and external reporting

Key role in the month-end closing process including preparation of elimination and closing entries

Prepare and reconcile intercompany cost transfers and associated billings

Assist in project budgeting and analysis of progress reports to ensure completion and accuracy of all information

Responsible for accounting for fixed assets in accordance with the company’s procedure.

Preparation and submittal of applications to various authorities for the annual construction prequalification process

Assist external auditors with audit requests and footnote preparation

Preparation of bank and general account reconciliations




B.S. in Accounting / Finance

Certified Public Accountant License is beneficial

5+ years of experience

Experience with consolidations of multiple legal entities, including elimination entries

Experience with foreign currency exposures

Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Experience with accounting systems such as JD Edwards

Ability to travel less than 20%


Other Skills and Abilities

Must be able to legally work in the United States.

Must be willing to work in a drug-free environment and agree to a post offer drug test.

Must be willing to work safely.

Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively plan and organize to meet project deadlines.


Supervisory Responsibilities



Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, reporting tools related to databases.  Must have the ability to learn Accounting and Electronic Content Management software programs.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certified Public Accountant License

Current driver's license


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk.


American Bridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/H/V

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