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Accounting Associate - Corporate - Kansas City

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 52945 

Job Title : Accounting Associate - Corporate - Kansas City  

Location : KCP 

Business Unit Sector : COR-CORP-FINANCE 

Opportunity Type : College full time 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

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

Key Responsibilities

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepares and may enter journal entries  

Management Reporting:

  • May assist with researching and resolving variances
  • May assist businesses in coding of costs  


  • Assists with audit deliverables  


  • 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  

Consolidation (Statutory):

  • Prepares monthly/quarterly basic balance sheet analysis
  • Prepares journal entries for consolidation  

Consolidation (Corporate Reporting):

  • Prepares monthly/quarterly basic financial statements and various reports
  • May create revaluation range for new firms and schedule monthly 
  • Prepares basic consolidation entries  

Account Reconciliations:

  • Reconciles basic accounts and 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 

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Typically two years of experience or Bachelor's degree in relevant field  
  • High school diploma preferred  

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 

Minimum Qualifications

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


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment. No travel.


Action oriented
Customer focus

Salary Plan

FIN: Finance

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.


Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.


To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.


A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.


By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.


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.


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Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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