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Staff Accountant

Date: Apr 28, 2019

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US, 85027

Company: Centuri Construction Group


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Our Entry Level Staff Accountant will be responsible for accurate and timely financial reporting, ensuring compliance with Centuri policy, procedure, and internal controls, generating and implementing process improvements and efficiencies, and supporting various accounting department functions.


  • Excellent benefit package including Health Insurance as low as .23 cents per week
  • Employer Health Saving Acct. contribution up to $1,600.00 per year
  • Company 401(k) match: dollar for dollar on first 3% and $.50 on the dollar for the next 4%
  • Dental and Vision as low as $5.45 per week
  • 9 company paid holidays plus accrue PTO/Vacation time


  • Perform basic accounting functions including but not limited to processing and posting weekly, monthly and quarterly journal entries, general ledger reconciliation and analysis, fleet and equipment accounting oversight, regular and ad-hoc reporting and reviewing and filing of weekly and monthly journal entries
  • Review classification of expenses in the general ledger report and prepares necessary adjustments in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Perform financial analysis
  • Communicate and work collaboratively with Corporate departments and Area operations and administration
  • Assist with various audit tasks, including providing support and/or documentation for internal and external audit and various ad-hoc reports as needed
  • Identify and help to implement process improvements/efficiencies within the accounting department
  • Promote Centuri’s Core Values, Leadership Principles, and culture
  • Other duties as requested by leadership

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is required
  • 1 - 3 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Exceptionally strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • The successful candidate must be; a self-starting multi-tasker with the ability to accomplish all assignments timely, independently, and against aggressive deadlines, professional and personable, a skilled communicator, both written and oral, and a team player
  • SAP and/or Construction experience is preferred
  • Strong computer proficiency, specifically in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to problem solve independently or through collaborative efforts with various personnel

Working Environment

  • Work is performed in a typical indoor office environment
  • Flexibility to work various schedules and stay late when necessary with little or no notice
  • Must be able to read documents, use a computer, communicate verbally and in writing
  • Mobility required within an office, warehouse and construction site environments
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds


  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

This job description is subject to change at any time.  It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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