GA Accounting Specialist

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Organization Type
  • Relocation Authorized:None
  • Telework Type:Part-Time Telework

Bechtel India is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.

Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world building transformational infrastructure making decarbonization a reality and protecting people and the environment.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and applicable accounting methods.
  • Prepares standard tax compliance reports and schedules (VAT, GST, WHT etc.) in a timely manner 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, research and analyzes financial information to prepare entries into accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and documents business transactions.
  • In addition to above, General Accounting Specialist would support and manage workload within the team. May assist in reviewing General Ledger transactions. Prepares complex summary reports and/or financial statements.
  • Prepares and may assist in reviewing standard financial reports (e.g. balance sheets, income statements, monthly closing reports) according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or other regulatory requirements.
  • May assist in reviewing account reconciliations and take lead in resolving and taking corrective action to ensure that outstanding items in account reconciliations are cleared promptly.
  • Prepares complex tax compliance reports and schedules (VAT, GST, WHT etc.) in a timely manner to ensure payment and filing deadlines are met. May assist in reviewing standard tax compliance reports and schedule.
  • Should be preemptive in identifying process improvements initiatives and provide assistance in developing the same.
  • Assist Team Lead and Supervisor in identifying the requirement and providing process related trainings to the team.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field and at 5-6 years of accounting experience.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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.
  • Having MBA or CA inter qualification would be an added advantage.
  • 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.

Skills: Financial Reporting, Oracle Financials, Analytical Skills, Ms Office Suite, Accounts Payable

Experience: 5.00-6.00 Years