Senior Staff Accountant (Temporary)

at The Chazen Companies
Location Pine Plains
Date Posted April 1, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Chazen is currently seeking a full-time Temporary Senior Staff Accountant to assist the Controller with all accounting operations while ensuring accuracy of financial information. Position will be located in our Poughkeepsie, NY office.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

Assists in oversight of accurate and timely processing of all A/P, AR and Payroll

Executing of Month and End-Year closings

Reconcile accounts monthly to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance

Assist with internal and external audit requests

Preparation of Quarterly payroll tax filings

Preparation of financial statements

Assist in review of Project Performance and financial Analysis

Prepare other supporting schedules as necessary

Assist Controller with but not limited to:

o Preparation of monthly financial reporting

o Reviewing general ledger for accuracy

o Know-how to create and post journal entries

o Ability to offer solutions and improve processes

o Integration of company financial operations due to merger


Bachelor's in accounting

Working knowledge of GAAP

Solid experience with the General ledger

Advanced Proficiency in Excel

Detail Oriented

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Progressive background in Accounting

Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

Deltek experience a plus

CPA not required but a plus

Some travel to other office locations is required.

About Chazen

The Chazen Companies is an employee-owned, multi-disciplinary consulting firm providing civil engineering, land surveying, planning, environmental and safety consulting, code services, landscape architecture, construction services, transportation planning and traffic engineering to clients in the private and public sectors. Chazen's employees proudly collaborate with municipalities, state agencies, developers, landowners, utility companies, and industrial, healthcare, education, and nonprofit clients from project concept to completion, taking a customized approach to every project. Chazen delivers world-class performance focused on creating effective, long-term partnerships with its clients.

Chazen is regularly recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work and consistently win workplace excellence awards. Competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program are offered including tuition reimbursement, professional development, membership in professional associations and much more. All of our offices provide employees with a relaxed, friendly and professional working atmosphere. Most importantly our diverse and talented staff understand the need to be highly responsive and take pride in exceeding our client's expectations.

The Chazen Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Chazen participates in the E-Verify Program to verify all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.

To Apply

Email your cover letter and resume to . Thank you for your interest.

The Chazen Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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