Contracts Accountant, Burlington, Vermont
About the organization
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees - 20,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 450 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.
The responsibilities of Contracts Accountant include the following:
*Prepare and submit monthly invoices for Federal Contracts ensuring that client invoices are billed accurately, consistently within award requirements, and on a timely basis;
*Review and process monthly international field accounting activity utilizing Oracle, Excel and QuickBooks;
*Perform required monthly project reconciliations;
*Assist field staff with accounting inquiries and in ensuring the implementation of corporate procedures and standard accounting practices;
*Review field office documentation for eligibility, accuracy, and completeness; and
*Participate in internal and external audits.
* Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance;
* 2 years of work experience in an office environment required;
* Ability to work under tight deadlines and to cooperate effectively in a team environment;
* Excellent MS Office suite skills;
* Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously;
* High level of reliability and follow-through;
* Very strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills;
* Fluency in Spanish or French preferred; and
* U.S. citizenship or a valid U.S. work permit is mandatory.
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:
*A letter of application explaining individual qualifications for this opportunity
*CV in reverse chronological format
Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech International Development Services ad posted.
Apply on-line at: http://bit.ly/ContractsAccountant
Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. No phone calls will be accepted.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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