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Burns & McDonnell Staff Accountant (Financial Reporting Analyst) in Kansas City, Missouri


Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned company. As employee-owners, we participate in our success as company shareholders as we learn and grow alongside our business. We tackle complex challenges with the intent and attention of an owner. It’s what brings our clients back, project after project. Our mission is to make our clients successful, and we accomplish this by fostering a collaborative atmosphere where our finance team works directly with the business that we serve. You will be a critical part of a motivated team in a fast-paced environment where high-performers are valued and rewarded.

Burns & McDonnell is looking for a driven individual to join its Financial Reporting team! The accounting organization is at the forefront of changes within the company, whether through acquisitions, new entities (either domestic or international), or new business models. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with people, this may be the perfect fit for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for supporting month-end processes and reviewing financial statements for domestic and international locations

  • Analyze financials and key performance indicators of the Company, divisions and locations to provide meaningful insight to leadership

  • Support special initiatives within the accounting organization that focus on innovation and process improvement

  • Prepare month-end reporting for global practices, regional locations and international locations

  • Prepare journal entries, overhead analysis, reconciliations and A/P corrections

  • Prepare and assist with deliverables relating to the year-end financial statement audit as well as assisting with statutory filings and annual financial audits for international subsidiaries

  • Prepare financial packets for contract proposals

  • Assist with annual budgeting and forecasting processes

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

  • Minimum four (4) years applicable experience; extra credit may be given for public accounting experience

  • One year of additional credit given for CPA or MBA

  • Superior computer skills with a particular expertise in Excel

  • Must be a self-motivator, detailed, well organized and have strong issue-resolution skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with Oracle, PowerBi and data models preferred but not required

  • Percent complete accounting experience preferred but not required

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Job Accounting/Finance

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 241722

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-SN #COR