Providence – An Engineering, Environmental, and Disaster Recovery Firm
  • 14-Jul-2018 to 06-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • Providence
  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Full Time

Staff Accountant: Baton Rouge, LA

Providence, a multidiscipline engineering and environmental consulting firm with corporate headquarters in Baton Rouge and offices in Houston, Austin, and Houma, seeks a full-time entry-level Staff Accountant for its Baton Rouge, Louisiana office.  This position will report directly to the Senior Staff Accountant.


Bank statement reconciliations

Assisting with month, quarter, and year-end close activities

Prepare accruals and recurring journal entries for review by Senior Staff Accountant

Participates in the preparation of the annual budget

Cross-train to assist Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable teams as needed

Prepare Sales Tax Returns for review by Senior Staff Accountant

Compile monthly reporting package for review by Senior Staff Accountant

Special projects and other duties as delegated by the Controller or Senior Staff Accountant



Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Minimum GPA 3.5

CPA Candidate

Understanding of accrual accounting, GAAP, and internal controls

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and computer skills

Detail oriented

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Effective organizational skills including the ability to work independently and consistently achieve deadlines

Must be honest, trustworthy, discreet, and able to maintain strict confidentiality with all financial information


Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Attendance/Punctuality - Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Follows through on scheduled work times; Always punctual.

Dependability - Commits to extended hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies supervisor with an alternate plan.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; Asks for and offers help when needed


About Providence: The name Providence, by definition, means "making provisions for the future". Our name highlights the emphasis we place on the future and the roads that will take us there. We aim to provide for our clients long into the future, and accordingly, we maintain their best interests as our focus. Providence's professionals value the relationships we develop with our clients and we think the results of our passion are evident in every deliverable we produce.

    We offer competitive salaries plus bonuses and excellent benefits.

    Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

    Health and dental plans

    Flexible schedules

    Tuition Reimbursement Program

    401(K) with discretionary profit sharing contributions


Providence – An Engineering, Environmental, and Disaster Recovery Firm
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