Senior General Ledger Accountant

Requisition ID: 274158 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: New Delhi 

Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Bechtel India is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.

Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world; building transformational infrastructure; making decarbonization a reality; and protecting people and the environment.


Position Overview:

Reports directly to the General Ledger Supervisor and interfaces with counterparts in other service locations, project offices, and controller management. Primary accountability involves managing general ledger balances for assigned balancing segments and ensures the timely preparation of monthly supporting schedules and reviews them for compliance with established procedures.



  • Thorough knowledge of general ledger accounting including ledger scrutiny. Actively communicates with other departments and follows up on corrective actions.
  • Preparation of various report in general ledger on requirement basis.
  • Perform the monthly GL close activity.
  • Support the Audit and tax team.
  • Prepares and submits required financial reporting adjustments to supervisor and Operations Reporting, as necessary.
  • Review all general ledger balances for assigned balancing segments and ensures that monthly, supporting schedules are prepared in a timely manner and are reviewed for compliance with established procedures.
  • Perform special studies or analyses from time to time as needed and requested by supervisors and managers.
  • Perform quarterly and yearly analysis on specific balance sheet accounts for reporting to the head office.
  • Review of accounts reconciliation on regular basis.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or a related field and at 3-4 years of accounting experience.
  • CA (Inter) will be an added advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of financial reporting, Oracle financials, accounts payable and project financial process controls.
  • Basic skills in the areas of oral and written communications, MS Office suite of applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and applicable accounting methods.
  • Must be dependable, punctual, conscientious, and function well in a team environment.
  • The ideal candidate will be flexible and adaptable, have the ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude, and maintain composure under stress.
  • The ideal candidate must be self-starter, capable of working independently, taking initiative, identifying and resolving issues, managing workload, and handling correspondence.
  • The ideal candidate must possess good organization skills, ability to provide constant attention to detail, and have ability to apply quality control over a heavy volume work with tight deadlines.
  • Candidate is expected to maintain confidentiality of all information entrusted to the position.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.