Weeks Dredging - Financial Analyst


Covington, LA, US New Orleans, LA, US Baton Rouge, LA, US Metairie, LA, US Thibodaux, LA, US

Requisition ID: 171659 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Weeks Marine - Dredging 

Department: Operational Finance 

Market: Marine 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Are you an upcoming or recent business, finance or accounting college graduate who wants to start their career with an industry leader? How about taking part in key forecasting and accounting practices? If you are an analytical problem-solver and want to be pushed to be better every day, we want to hire you! Weeks Marine is looking for individuals who can make a profound impact on our company culture! 

The Financial Analyst is an entry level role focused on supporting a project in accounting and finance related functions. Each project at Weeks Marine is run like a small business, with the Financial Analyst concentrated on critical tasks such as cost control, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, human capital management, and compliance. This position will become skilled executing processes and utilizing tools related to different types of cost and revenue components such as labor, construction equipment, materials, and subcontracts. The Financial Analyst will be an integral part of the month end close out process and assist with preparing a financial reporting package for project management.

District Overview

Weeks Marine’s vast reach and deep expertise, combined with the sheer size and diversity of its equipment fleet, enables the company to serve as a one-stop shop for clients in both the private and governmental sectors, providing exceptional customer service, environmental sensitivity, operational efficiency, and a long-standing commitment to safety. Weeks Marine is headquartered in Cranford, New Jersey, and manages a network of regional offices in Louisiana, Texas, Hawaii, Guam, Ontario, and Nova Scotia.


This position is located at our Dredging Divisional Office in Covington, Louisiana.


•    Recognizes the importance of being a team player by adapting to project needs and helping in other areas as needed
•    Fosters relationships with the Operations team and shows a willingness to learn about the work
•    Understands the payroll and HR process workflow, and masters the systems used to properly hire, transfer, terminate, and pay all employees
•    Comprehends how goods are purchased, invoices are received and paid, and maintains purchasing workflow internal controls
•    Demonstrates understanding of the accounts payable process workflow and is able troubleshoot payment or vendor issues
•    Understands intercompany and client billing process workflow, importance of timely and accurate billing documentation, and the effects of timeliness on cash management
•    Ensures that all cost and cost adjustments are reviewed for accuracy to meet company standards and accounting rules
•    Reviews costs, quantity claiming, budget structure and exception reports and makes appropriate corrections to ensure accurate reporting for management
•    Identifies, adjusts, and reviews forecast and budget issues with the cost report to confirm proper recognition of cost and revenue




•    0 - 2 years of financial/data analysis experience
•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Business Management, and/or equivalent degree
•    Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above
•    Ability to relocate anywhere in the country
•    Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
•    Travel and/or relocation may be required for this position (up to 50%)
•    Experience working with Pivot Tables, V-Look Ups, and other key excel functions is preferred
•    Effective communication (both oral and written), organization and interpersonal skills.
•    Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
•    Positive attitude, eagerness to learn, and passionate for continuous improvement
•    Must be able to freely access all parts of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments
•    Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
•    Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future
•    Must have a valid Driver’s License
•    Previous internship experience is preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Weeks Marine. With marine construction and dredging projects across North America, you’ll be challenged and have more opportunities to grow from Day One.

At Weeks Marine, you'll develop multidiscipline capabilities to grow your knowledge of marine infrastructure construction, waterway maintenance and creation, tunneling and other environmental coastal protection projects — all while helping people across the globe live better.

If you're looking for a career that can take you places, look no further.

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

Job Segment: Financial Analyst, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Finance, Entry Level