Senior Joint Venture Accountant (Remote Option)

at CDM Smith in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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Job Description:

CDM Smith is seeking a Senior Joint Venture Accountant to join our Corporate Accounting Team. This individual performs basic to highly complex revenue recognition, analyzes and records expenses, and performs balance sheet reconciliations in coordination with business unit finance and project management functions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

• Performing basic to highly complex reviews, interpretations, and verifications of monthly client project revenues and expenses to ensure accuracy of financial information in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

• Preparing management reports as part of the monthly close process, including project summary reports, income statements, etc.

• Preparing general ledger entries related to project accruals and balance sheet reconciliations.

• Reconciling financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.

• Reviewing joint venture financial statements and activity to ensure timely accounting in accordance with US GAAP.

• Reviewing joint venture invoices for accuracy, existence, and completeness.

Job Title:

Senior Joint Venture Accountant (Remote Option)



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Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree

• 4 years of related experience

• Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with joint venture accounting.

• Experience with Federal Contracts.

• Experience with Oracle.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

Mid-Atlantic United States

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Skills and Abilities:

• Expert knowledge of accounting practices and principles.

• Expert knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Excel and other related Microsoft Office products.

• Ability to communicate in a clear and concise fashion.

Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

CDM Smith reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

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Job Posting: JC191943345

Posted On: Sep 09, 2021

Updated On: Oct 10, 2021