McMillen Jacobs Associates
  • 08-Feb-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Full Time

Full benefits program consisting of medical, dental, vision, life, disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k), ESOP and stock program.

Successful engineering/construction company based out of Boise, ID is seeking seeking a detail-oriented Financial Analyst with demonstrated abilities in general ledger reconciliation, payroll and business tax reporting, and data analysis. The ideal candidate will have experience in the construction and engineering space utilizing Spectrum by Viewpoint software as well as a solid understanding of multi-state and Davis Bacon payroll reporting. This position reports directly to the Financial Controller and is integral to the successful production of accurate and timely financial compliance and reporting. Job responsibilities demand the candidate to work with a sense of urgency, organization and accountability to both team members and peers. They enjoy identifying and implementing continuous process improvement through sound process communications and by leveraging technology. Preferred location for this position is Boise, but we are open to remote work depending on experience.


  • Reconcile general ledger accounts by completing monthly reconciliation report for designated accounts.
  • Quickly bring reconciling items to closure through research, communication with transaction owners and journal entries.
  • Support the Controller by preparing ad-hoc financial data requested by 3rd party vendors, senior management and the corporate finance team.
  • Monitor and identify statutory requirements to ensure compliance in reporting and payment of taxes and licensing.
  • Track purchase of fixed assets and maintain depreciation schedule.
  • Complete and file state and local sales/use tax, excise tax and other required reporting.
  • Provide guidance and training on accounting processes and procedures.
  • Prepare audit schedules and provide other documentation requested to support annual audits.
  • Help define, document and maintain internal control and process documentation.
  • Act as a peer to the payroll manager for support in payroll and payroll tax compliance.
  • Collaborate with various internal departments to support overall department and company goals and objectives.
  • Assist with other tasks, duties or special projects as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5-7 years experience in general ledger reconciliations and business tax filings.
  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP, account reconciliation and financial statement preparation.
  • Experience or knowledge of payroll process and completion of related payroll tax filings.
  • Construction Industry experience, including knowledge of project accounting, Davis Bacon and Certified Payroll strongly desired.
  • Excellent, proactive communication skills and professionalism with the ability to develop good working relationships and influence personnel in all departments and levels.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills. Smartsheets a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities, and work independently.
  • Self-motivated with a high degree of integrity, professionalism, and reliability.
  • Willingness to take on multiple roles and responsibilities based on team needs.
  • Proven capability for critical thinking and creative problem solving.
  • Impeccable work ethic with the ability to still have fun.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Visio etc.)
  • Ability to successfully follow established procedures while completing assigned tasks accurately, timely and consistently.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CPA a plus

EEO: McMillen Jacobs Associates is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Company Bio:

McMillen Jacobs Associates is rapidly expanding, and we are looking for innovative, bright talent to fill roles throughout the organization. We are a full-service environmental, engineering, and construction firm in the water resources, hydropower, fisheries, transportation, and heavy civil underground markets. We contribute highly technical skills to projects during the planning stage, navigate the regulatory requirements, develop a design, and also manage and self-perform construction, start-up, and commissioning.

Currently serving clients from 21 offices with over 500 staff members internationally, our superior technical skills include environmental studies and permits; civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, and geotechnical engineering; hydraulics and hydrology; CFD modeling; and tunnel and underground project engineering.

Our employees choose to work at McMillen Jacobs because it enables them to work on amazing and challenging projects. When you join McMillen Jacobs, you'll be inspired, challenged, and proud to be part of a talented and collaborative team. At McMillen Jacobs, you will find a diverse, team-driven, inclusive culture where your contributions truly matter. We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We encourage an entrepreneurial spirit and help our team members forge their own path within the company. We support their efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance. In addition to working hard, we also have fun. We socialize and celebrate achievements at summer picnics, holiday parties, and company outings. To learn more, please visit our careers page at:

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