KBR Sr. Accountant in Houston, Texas

Title: Sr. Accountant

Location: US-US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 1064152


When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 34,000 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.

Position Title:

Senior Accountant

Position Description/Job Responsibilities

Functional job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Perform monthly / quarterly accounting activities (record, report, control, and analyze) related to KBR’s benefit plans including the global stock-based compensation benefit plans.

Liaison with KBR HR and KBR’s third party administrator for the share based plans, to ensure all awards/options are appropriately recorded.

Develop expense allocation rates for KBR’s annual budget and periodic forecasts, as well as related analysis of variances to plans.

Prepare quarterly/annual schedules for financial disclosure and management reporting.

Perform internal controls related to compensation-based benefit activities and ensure controls design and execution are effective for KBR’s SOX control framework.

Respond to internal and external auditors regarding periodic requests

Participate in quarterly reviews with Finance management regarding corporate cost performance and balance sheet analysis.

Document and maintain SOP’s and work templates related assigned accounting activities.

Work with the Finance team to streamline processes for efficiency and effectiveness and deliver more useful reports and analysis.

Participate in other department activities, such as annual benefit audits and process improvement initiatives, as assigned.



Accounting Degree (advanced degree or CPA preferred)

Demonstrated work experience in application of GAAP (5 to 7 years)

Experience with SAP, Hyperion HFM, and Essbase & Planning knowledge (preferred)

Proficient using Microsoft Office and other productivity tools

Capable of multi-tasking, prioritizing and working independently

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Collaborative work style

Strong analytical skills with attention to details

Project management and problem solving skills

Demonstrated leadership, beyond formal authority

Public accounting experience is desired but not required



KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Accounting/Financial