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Balfour Beatty Financial Accountant in Dallas, Texas

Become Part of Our Team

As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package with competitive salaries and more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Time

  • Holidays

  • Paid Volunteer time

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Employee Referral Bonus


    The Financial Accountant is responsible for executing the department’s overall objectives for internal and external reporting and analysis. Customer service, teamwork, and relationship management are important to ensure success in this position.

    Essential Functions

    The successful candidate demonstrates a commitment to add value to our customer’s business by providing timely and accurate reporting and analyses key to management decisions. The Financial Accountant position has the following responsibilities in their role as an extension of our customer’s team:

  • Facilitate execution of the external audit by collecting, reviewing and distributing requested documents while limiting unnecessary disruptions to the business

  • Perform IFRS to US GAAP translations by creating and performing analysis for areas of difference in accounting treatment between standards for annual reports

  • Assist with creation of US GAAP financial statements and footnotes for multiple legal entities, including the accounting for complex technical accounting issues and resulting schedules

  • Assist with technical accounting research under both IFRS and US GAAP

  • Assist in implementation of new accounting standards

  • Perform complex accounting tasks such as reviewing new joint venture accounting techniques and facilitating the completion of goodwill impairment analysis

  • Assist business with project proposals by facilitating requests to external auditors and producing reports to meet proposal requirements

  • Prepares internal financial reporting and analysis for both our parent company and our divisions by assisting the financial reporting team with key reports

  • Assist in identifying best practices, opportunities for business improvements, and cost savings

  • Perform finance and operations based special projects

    Promote Customer Relations

  • Build effective relationships with other teams throughout the Company that reflect and support the Company’s core values

  • Strive to continually seek feedback and improve services/tools/department deliverables to internal customers

    Culture, Leadership and Employee Development

  • Promotes our People-first culture, modeling the following behaviors: Talk Positively, Collaborate Relentlessly, Encourage Constantly, Make a Difference, and Value Everyone

  • Serves as a role model and promotes professional behavior

  • Participates in and supports company training programs and commits to self development

    Education, Experience, and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required

  • Current CPA or eligible CPA candidate actively pursuing certification

  • 2 years of Big 4 public accounting audit experience is preferred; alternatively, a minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting, financial statement auditing, or financial reporting is required

  • Working knowledge of either IFRS or US GAAP, or both (preferred)

  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate work assignment flexibility

  • Self-motivating, high energy, confident personality that can interact with all levels including senior management.

  • Demonstrates solid verbal/written communication skills

  • Demonstrates proficiency using a personal computer (PC) and company communication tools, such as email, internet, accounting applications and Microsoft products (e.g. Word, Excel, Office, Outlook)

    About us

    Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

    Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

    Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.