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Staff Accountant

Immediate Hire

Franklin Associates

250 S. Foster Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Franklin Associates is seeking an energetic, highly talented Staff Accountant for immediate employment in the firm’s Baton Rouge, LA office. The ideal candidate will have a track record of superior execution and growth and will be responsible for preparing and reporting financial transactions, budgetary controls, tracking the organization’s project-related liabilities, profit and loss, and other related financial activities. This position is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Analyze financial data, make recommendations as appropriate to improve accuracy, efficiency and to reduce costs

  • Prepare/coordinate daily financial and accounting tasks

          - Accounts Payable processing

          - Credit Card transaction entries

          - Review timesheets in preparation for payroll processing

            (making sure timesheets are approved/submitted)                

          - Preparing time and expense backup for invoice submittals

          - Follow up with aged receivables

          - Assist as needed with preparation of annual financial reports

  • Prepare/analyze/maintain/report project budget data

  • Collaborate with Project Managers to thoroughly understand project budgets

           - Determine how changes to projects will affect budgets

           - Inspect project budgets to ensure metrics are met and expenditures are assigned correctly

  • Run project profitability reports, present to company leadership and Project Managers

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Expert knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting

  • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles

  • Proficient with accounting software

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline required

  • At least two years of related experience required


Franklin Associates is an award-winning consulting firm that has managed public projects for over 17 years. Franklin provides a full benefit plan including medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, vacation/sick and paid holidays.


We are an equal opportunity employer. 

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