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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Finance Operations
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
On Call

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking Senior Accountants to support the FEMA Public Assistance Recovery Program on an on-call basis. Provides government reviews of solutions for difficult problems and projects which result from new or modified operational and management concepts and requirements. Participates in intra-agency conferences; discusses management problems and needs. Provide advice and assistance on the theories and aims of new accounting systems, proposed programs, etc.


This is a fantastic experience to travel to new locations, meet new people, learn new things and help people recovery in their time of greatest need.


Will report to our Chantilly, VA office but work location will vary based on the project.


Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare Advisory reports that contain strategy for effective implementation to achieve management aims and desired outputs
  • Coordinate documentation project worksheet and provides support of the Public Assistance program, interface and support between FEMA staff and our partners to enable accuracy
  • Recommend policies and prepares plans, procedures, and directives relating to the FEMA Financial Management Systems and related financial management functions
  • Analyze invoices, construction bids, and other support documentation for construction cost-related documents
  • Prepare cost estimates including LL 220 calculations
  • Research market conditions (availability, pricing, etc.) of high-demand construction materials just subsequent to the disaster event
  • Review building and construction plans/details of disaster-damaged facilities (both pre-disaster and future/recovery construction plans) to aid and develop project worksheets (Project Worksheet)
  • Provide technical guidance to FEMA management on recovery and mitigation projects
  • Access, review, and categorize incoming data/information, plans, spreadsheets, etc. from applicants
  • Ensure project worksheet reviews are completed thoroughly and communicates any issues with projects during the review process with FEMA management

Skills / Qualifications

  • Must have successfully completed a degree in accounting; OR a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience
  • Must be knowledgeable of General Accepting Accounting Principles
  • Must be able and willing to travel to projects sites – 100% travel required
  • US citizenship required
  • Must pass FEMA background security check

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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