Staff Accountant

Posted on Sep 22

Location: Houston, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4142921

Staff Accountant
Our privately held client located in the Energy Corridor is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to their Accounting group due to an internal promotion.  This is an employee oriented company that rewards its employees for their successes.  The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of General Ledger experience and be a CPA candidate.  To the ideal candidate, they are offering a solid career path, work/life balance, and a competitive compensation package. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Execute a Monthly Close of the General Ledger Company. Update the monthly close checklist and communicate with the Accounting Manager and business units when the monthly financial reports are ready for review
  • Prepare journal entries including recurring entries for Month End Close.
  • Analyze, generate and process intercompany entries needed to adjust or reallocate expenses between business units. Prepare, review and/or post Intercompany billing forms.
  • Maintain well-documented work papers for journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts in a timely fashion; resolve reconciling items in a timely manner.
  • Assist the Accounting Manager and/or associates in preparing ancillary audit schedules, audit footnotes, tax schedules and tax forms.
  • Compare the actual results to the budgeted results and provide variance explanations on a monthly basis.
  • Analyze monthly and year-end financial data to ensure that it is recorded accurately, in accordance with GAAP.
  • Communicate with various business units.
  • Participate in annual business planning process; provide information and assistance to business units, as requested.
  • Research and resolve accounting transaction questions and other customer issues in an agreed upon timeframe. Strive to satisfy customers and keep management informed of any issues.
  • Set a good example for other associates and teammates to improve their productivity and performance.
Experience: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance from four-year College or university; required 3 - 5 years General Ledger Accounting experience

    Ability to read, analyze and interpret common financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community in a timely manner.
  • CPA or CPA Candidate  
 
 
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