Senior Accountant

10900 Corporate Centre Dr Suite 250, Houston, TX 77041, USA Req #557
Friday, March 26, 2021
Job Title: Senior Accountant 
Reports to: Financial Reporting Manager
Department: Finance
Location: Houston

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Financial Reporting Manager, the Senior Accountant is responsible for the day to day management of the Company’s corporate accounting function which includes financial reporting, analysis, accounts payable (OH), and general ledger activities as well as producing ad hoc reports for management to evaluate the Company’s growth and performance. 
 
Job Duties: 
• Responsible for the monthly financial close, consolidation, reporting and analysis process and ensuring financial reports are delivered timely and financial records are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Analyze and reconcile balance sheet accounts including intercompany accounts. This includes the preparation and organization of the monthly close binders. 
• Prepare, document, and post journal entries to the G/L and ensure that all entries are reviewed, approved and properly recorded, responsible for the analysis and proper recording of expense accruals e.g. payroll, benefits, vacation, lab, backgrounds, collection, etc.
• Assist in the preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules as well as other management reports for subsidiaries/acquisitions.
• Research unusual accounting transactions and prepare accounting memos for unusual/complex transactions or new accounting standard
• Respond to a range of inquiries regarding financial transactions, which includes researching and resolving problems
• Assist with the acquisition’s monthly activity and review reporting packages and record the monthly activity in GP as well as assist with the transitioning into Great Plains

Job Duties % (must equal 100%):
Average % of time split among daily duties
Responsibility 
 
35 % Responsible for the monthly financial close, consolidation, reporting and analysis process and ensuring financial reports are delivered timely and financial records are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Analyze and reconcile balance sheet accounts including intercompany accounts. This includes the preparation and organization of the monthly close binders. 
 
25 %  Prepare, document, and post journal entries to the G/L and ensure that all entries are reviewed, approved and properly recorded, responsible for the analysis and proper recording of expense accruals e.g. payroll, benefits, vacation, lab, backgrounds, collection, etc. 
 
5 % Assist in the preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules as well as other management reports for subsidiaries/acquisitions. 
 
5 %  Research unusual accounting transactions and prepare accounting memos for unusual/complex transactions or new accounting standard
 
10%  Respond to a range of inquiries regarding financial transactions, which includes researching and resolving problems 
 
20%  Assist with the acquisition’s monthly activity and review reporting packages and record the monthly activity in GP as well as assist with the transitioning into Great Plains

Essential Requirements:
• 3+ years of professional accounting experience
• Thorough understanding of accounting principles
• Experience with ERP systems such as Great Plains, Oracle, SAP, etc.
• Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, MS Word and Power Point) 
• Ability to effectively work on several projects concurrently and respond proactively to assigned tasks
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Must possess a strong work ethic with demonstrated organization and comprehension skills
• Self-starter, gets involved quickly, takes on difficult tasks with enthusiasm and willing to work the necessary hours to get the job done

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in Accounting or related field 

Preferred Education:
• CPA/CIA/CMA or working towards such certification
• Experience with Great Plains
• Public accounting experience

Travel %: <25%

Physical Working Conditions (ADA): N/A

Overtime: N/A

Exempt Status:  Non-Exempt



Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $75,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $85,000.00
  • Travel Required Yes
  • 10900 Corporate Centre Dr Suite 250, Houston, TX 77041, USA