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Sr. Accountant, Financial Reporting


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA), US, 19130

Category:  Accounting/Finance
Work Area:  Hybrid
Requisition ID:  1751



About Day and Zimmermann

When you’ve been around for more than a century, you know a thing or two! At Day & Zimmermann, we take our lifetime of experience and make things better! Our 51,000+ employees help bring big ideas to life every day. We’re pushing the boundaries of innovation in construction & engineering, operations & maintenance, staffing, and security & defense. And that’s not all. Did we mention that we have 150+ worldwide locations with $2.7 billion USD in annual revenue? Come join our in on purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world. We do what we say.®

Position Description

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Sr. Accountant, Financial Reporting to join our Day & Zimmermann team located in Philadelphia, PA. To prepare various internal and external financial reports such as the periodic Consolidated Financial Reporting Package, the year-end audited Consolidated Financial Statements and Footnotes, and other ad hoc requests in an accurate and timely manner. This position contributes to the department’s objectives of supporting the business units and corporate office by providing useful and accurate information for internal analysis, job bidding opportunities and debt covenant compliance.

As the Sr. Accountant, Financial Reporting, here’s the work you’ll do:

  • Responsible for preparation of the audited consolidated financial statements, audit reports, related footnotes and review reports for respective entities.  Research and provide variance explanations for year over year analytics and work with business unit finance teams when additional information is needed.
  • Responsible for the Company’s periodic reporting packages, quarterly debt covenant package, ad hoc treasury and cashflow analysis; as well as ensuring accuracy of system (SAP) reports by working with IT or proposing entries to resolve issues.
  • Perform GAAP research and prepare memos on technical accounting issues; assist with adoption of new accounting guidance as well as prepare journal entries and accounting memos for acquisitions.
  • Responsible for preparation of key financial data and metrics for CFO's corporate presentations.  Lead and support special projects and ad hoc reporting as well as providing support to other Corporate Finance and Treasury functions as needed.
  • Support the business units by performing the following: a) responding to financial statement requests; b) act as a contact for business unit controllers, assistant controllers, and other departments when questions arise regarding consolidated SAP reports; c) perform accounting research for one-off transactions.
  • Responsible for completing quarterly reconciliations of certain general ledger accounts.

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Understanding of SAP is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and related financial issues.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to present information clearly and concisely to senior leadership and external parties, in both written and oral formats.
  • Proven ability to complete tasks in a timely manner and follow-up on resolution of outstanding issues. Capable of handling sensitive/confidential information and documents.

And if you have these qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting.
  • 5+ years in public accounting or financial reporting environment.
  • Certified Public Accountant Preferred.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office and SAP or other ERP financial system.
  • Great attitude and team player. 
  • Successful completion of background screening process.


In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $88,880.00 - $133,320.00. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements). 


We care about our employees and it shows.  Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members! 

Position Description

To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation: 

  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery. 
  • Balancing (e.g. maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching, etc.) 
  • Walking 
  • Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers) 
  • Hearing 
  • Talking 
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language. 
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions. 
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language. 
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally. 
  • Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite. 


SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?  APPLY NOW!  Talent Acquisition Partner: Chelsea English

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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