Senior Accountant

Job Description

This position will assist in planning and directing the accounting operations of the company including the maintenance of accounting principles, practices, and procedures.


  • Assist in various operations of the Accounting Department, which included Federal and State Audit prep, accounts receivable
  • Prepare and analyze benchmarks that will be used to measure the company’s performance
  • Assist with Corporate Registrations
  • Provides financial analysis, with emphasis on capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
  • Work with external auditors for the annual audit
  • Assist in preparing, calculating, analyzing, and finalizing indirect and overhead rates used for federal overhead rates (FAR/CAS) as well as similar overhead rates for various state contracts
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements
  • Prepare billings and assist with revenue recognition and reconciliation
  • Oversee Leasing transactions and accounting for capital expenditures
  • Understands GAAP and Federal Contracting Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred, but not required.

 Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the required qualifications, the following education and skill set are preferred:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in accounting and tax preparation software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Additional Information

Compensation: Compensation for the role is $80,000 - $110,000 and will depend on several factors, including candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience. We offer a comprehensive fringe-benefits package that consists of medical, vision, dental, holidays, paid time off, paid maternity and paternity leave, 401(k) Plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), continuing education, and professional society memberships. RESPEC is a 100% employee-owned company and employees are eligible for participation in the ESOP after a qualifying period.

Interviews: Interviews will be by appointment only.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Company Info

RESPEC is a nationally recognized engineering consulting company seeking an Senior Accountant/Assistant Controller in our Rapid City, SD office.

Senior Accountant

Rapid City, SD Full-time Discipline: Business Administration
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