Flowserve Corporation Senior Accountant in Chesapeake, Virginia

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

  • Participate in month-end close activities including the preparation and review of journal entries, forecast and review of budget-to-actual reports

  • Assist with preparation of financial forecasts, budgets, and reporting

  • Prepare and review monthly reconciliations of assigned balance sheet accounts and ensure that general ledger accounts are reconciled with resolution to reconciling items

  • Assist with the preparations of schedules for quality reviews and year-end audit for independent external auditors

  • Work closely with intercompany partners or intercompany reconciliations to include Accounts Receivables

  • Prepare audit schedules and filing sales/use tax forms in multi-state environments

  • Prepare schedules for quarterly reviews and year-end audit for independent external auditors

  • Research issues, clarify information, and prepare supporting data for R&D and Sales departments

  • Work closely with intercompany partners on intercompany reconciliations

  • Ensure compliance with Flowserve policies, US GAAP, SOX and local statutory laws and regulations and that the business is conducted within Flowserve’s ethical code of business conduct

  • Support internal and external audit processes for both financial and Sarbanes Oxley requirements

  • Completion of administrative records as needed by government or legislative bodies

  • Departmental reviews

  • Additional related duties as assigned by manager


  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a wide range of plant associates, senior executives and external bodies

  • Perform all aspects of the job responsibilities in a manner that ensures the complete accuracy and integrity of financial system records

  • Work independently to resolve a wide variety of complex financial accounting problems

  • Understand various programs for the PC, Microsoft Suite

  • Provide strong leadership to location associates in the execution of Flowserve’s financial policies & procedures and SOX compliance

  • Complete month-end closing according to GAAP and Flowserve policies

Position Requirements:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance

  • Must have at least 4 years of accounting experience

  • Experience with using a corporate reporting system like BPC, SAP or Oracle

  • Must be at an advance level with MS Excel

  • Must demonstrate the ability to be a team player, work with a sense of urgency, able to meet deadlines and a “can do” attitude


  • Experience working with a Publicly traded Company

  • Experience with US GAAP

  • 4+ years of accounting experience in a Manufacturing environment is highly preferred

  • Internal Control and SOX experience required

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Senior Accountant

Primary Posting Location:

Chesapeake, Virginia US

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:


Job Posting Category:

Finance & Accounting

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:



United States

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