Senior General Ledger Accountant

Jun 12, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
Requisition ID: 276703
  • Relocation Authorized: None
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework
  • Work Location: New Delhi

Extraordinary teams building inspiring projects:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers' objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

Core to Bechtel is our Vision, Values and Commitments. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver. Learn more about our extraordinary teams building inspiring projects in our Impact Report.

Project Overview:

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Position Overview:

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

Job Summary:

In this role, you will compile and analyze financial information to prepare General Ledger transactions, statutory financial statements/reports, and tax compliance schedules/reports. You will reconcile general ledger balances and examine recording and reporting documents. You will support in identifying process improvement opportunities and developing new solutions and process documentation. You will scrutinize, initiate, and complete corrective actions to ensure timeliness, accuracy, and compliance.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Prepares and records General Ledger transactions and provides support to month end and year end Journal Ledger closing procedure.
  • Prepares routine and some moderately complex summary reports and/or financial statements.
  • Prepares standard financial reports (e.g., balance sheets, income statements, monthly closing reports) according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or other regulatory requirements.
  • Reconciles all general ledger balances for assigned balancing segments and ensures that monthly, supporting schedules are prepared in a timely manner and are reviewed for compliance with established procedures.
  • Initiates and completes corrective action to ensure that outstanding items in account reconciliations are cleared promptly.
  • Prepares standard compliance reports and schedules (VAT, GST, WHT etc.) promptly to ensure payment and filing deadlines are met.
  • Scrutinizes ledger transactions to ensure accuracy of tax compliance reports and schedules.
  • Examines a variety of recording and reporting documents and summaries to verify accuracy and conformance with specific functional, corporate, contract, government, or professional accounting requirements.
  • Complies, researches, and analyzes financial information to prepare entries into accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and documents business transactions.

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field and at 4 -6 years of accounting experience.
  • Having MBA or CA inter qualification would be an added advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of financial reporting, Oracle financials, accounts payable and project financial process controls.
  • Basic skills in the areas of oral and written communications, MS Office suite of applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Good analytical skills.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Should possess good analytical skills.
  • Ability to meet effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Understanding of generally accepting accounting principles (GAAP) and applicable accounting Standards.
  • Must be responsible, 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.

Total Rewards/Benefits

For decades, Bechtel has worked to inspire the next generation of engineers and beyond! Because our teams face some of the world's toughest challenges, we offer robust benefits to ensure our people thrive. Whether it is advancing careers, delivering programs to enhance our culture, or providing time to recharge, Bechtel has the benefits to build a legacy of sustainable growth. Learn more at

Diverse teams build the extraordinary:

As a global company, Bechtel has long been home to a vibrant multitude of nationalities, cultures, ethnicities, and life experiences. This diversity has made us a more trusted partner, more effective problem solvers and innovators, and a more attractive destination for leading talent.

We are committed to being a company where every colleague feels that they belong-where colleagues feel part of "One Team," respected and rewarded for what they bring, supported in pursuing their goals, invested in our values and purpose, and treated equitably. Click here to learn more about the people who power our legacy.

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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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.

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 and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.