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Corporate Controller

Requisition ID:  256602

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family
  • Grade: 30-31
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed? Yes 
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 12/31/2022 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Employee Referral Amount:  

The Corporate Controller is a key financial leader and a close partner to the CFO and CAO, responsible for the oversight of Bechtel’s accounting and financial reporting functions.  The Corporate Controller establishes maximum efficiency in the accounting processes across the organization and delivers consistent, accurate financial information, increasing the profile and credibility of the accounting function as a true business partner across all areas of the business. The Corporate Controller is anticipated to be a forward looking, proactive leader with experience in complex businesses, across geographies and business channels.

*Relocation to the Reston area will be considered for the right candidate.*



  • Manage the preparation and reporting, both internally and externally, of monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial information of Bechtel and certain significant subsidiaries.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor and accounting consultant to all of Bechtel, and prepare financial analyses and studies as required to support decision making of Bechtel senior management. Works to achieve goals while overcoming obstacles and/or planning for contingencies.
  • Prepare financial analysis, plans, studies and presentations as required for Bechtel management.
  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP and serve as the key interface with external auditors, as well as keep abreast of changes in accounting and auditing standards, develop implementation plans to adopt new standards and works with Bechtel management to ensure successful implementation.
  • Support business units with financial information needed for proposals.
  • Partner with business units and internal stakeholders to determine the optimal business structure when establishing new entities and business ventures or adjusting existing structures.
  • Collaborate with other corporate finance groups (Tax, Treasury, Management Information and Planning) to ensure consistency in guidance and thorough analysis of financial issues. Shows strong passion and sense of urgency about reaching targets.
  • Proactively seek to improve processes and implement best in class solutions, raising quality and productivity in a calculated way.
  • Design a performance management process to monitor projects and deliver results that exceed expectations.
  • Assess the talent within the accounting organization, recruit key individuals to address any skill gaps, motivate and develop professionals on the team, and develop a retention plan for top talent.


Basic Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of experience in a Fortune 500 organization working as the Controller or Assistant Controller.
  • CPA License
  • Experience with new finance and operational system implementation preferred, ideally on Oracle ERP systems.
  • Experience with large multi-national, multi-entity group consolidations.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a global, project-based business; Engineering & Construction industry.
  • Experience managing global audits; public accounting experience.
  • Technical expertise in U.S. GAAP standards; experience with IFRS.


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 four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. 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.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.