2017-12-05

Senior Accountant Managed Accounting Services
Job Opportunity at Power Recruiting Group

Posted on Dec 5

http://www.PowerRecruiting.com    713-429-5407

Location: Houston, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4147716

Our Client is a leading consulting firm and reseller of cloud-based accounting and financial management software. The Company’s sophisticated systems solve the issues growing middle market companies face today. They also outsource back office accounting and finance processes, allowing our clients to focus on the core competencies of their business. They provide the people, processes, technology and office facilities to perform these functions, while allowing clients to collaborate interactively through an on-line portal.

Our Client was effectively born into the cloud and sits at the cutting edge of Software-as-a-Service financial applications and Professional Services. The firm has seen tremendous growth over the past four years.  With the adoption of cloud-based technology on the rise they are expanding their partnerships to provide mid-market companies, non-profits, and churches with a complete financial and operational picture. The firm has recently been named to the Inc 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies in addition to the Houston Business Journal’s top 100 fastest growing companies in Houston.

Summary:
Our client is seeking a full-time Senior Accountant to join the Managed Accounting Services practice. The practice includes a group of experienced accounting professionals who provide outsourced accounting and financial consulting services for clients across a range of industries. This position is ideal for accountants with previous public accounting or non-profit/corporate accounting experience seeking a dynamic role that balances core finance, accounting and operations work with opportunities to contribute to client development. Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant with 5 to 10 years of recent public, corporate or non-profit accounting experience. 

The Senior Accountant is responsible for the client month end close process and the supervision of the Staff and Staff Accountant(s) to ensure proper internal controls over client assets, timely collection of receivables and payment of obligations and preparation of timely and accurate internal financial statements. 

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the accounting operations within the organization. 
  • Obtain a working knowledge of accounting software packages.
  • Perform month end close process.
  • Prepare monthly bank and/or investment account reconciliations.
  • Maintain fixed assets schedule.
  • Prepare various general ledger account reconciliations 
  • Prepare financial statements for the client by the agreed upon deadline. Accounting Manager/Supervisor must review and approve before submission to client. 
  • Train and oversee Staff assigned to the engagements. 
  • Review the daily data entry by the accounting staff to ensure accurate posting in the accounting package. 
  • Oversee timely mailing of outstanding receivable invoices to debtors. 
  • Responsible for recommending and enforcing the internal controls, policies and procedures, established by the client. 
  • Preparation of audit schedules, confirmation letters, etc. 
  • Assist with responding to auditor inquiries. 

Requirements:
  • CPA is strongly preferred but not required. 
  • 5+ years of diversified accounting experience (for example, within an audit or outsourced accounting department).  
  • Ability to work well with and train accounting clerical staff in policies and procedures, proper accounting and retaining necessary documentation for recorded transactions. 
  • Experience in performing or assisting with the month end close. 
  • A service mentality to non-finance departments and a good understanding of non-profit accounting standards, issues, internal controls, and processes. 
  • Ability to work independently on client assignments. 
  • Strong time management, organizational, attention to detail, communication, and interpersonal skills. 

Location:
Houston, TX
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