Staff Accountant - Burlington, VT


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.


Tetra Tech International Development is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a Staff Accountant.

This position description outlines the overall responsibilities of the Staff Accountant. This position is critical in providing support to project teams with financial management and overview. This position reports directly to the Accounting Manager but will work daily with the project implementation teams and others. This position will be based in Burlington, Vermont.

The responsibilities of the Staff 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.

Application instructions

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:
* Cover Letter
* CV in reverse chronological format

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. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

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