Staff Accountant

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Job ID#: 15784

Title: Staff Accountant
Assignment Duration: 6 month contract
Location: Houston, Westchase office

8-5 M-F Hybrid schedule (3 days in office)
Pay: 31.25$

One of the top employers in Houston, Texas is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant in a contract capacity to help provide support to their rollout to a new ERP System.
Job Description:

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of period close, required reports, and journal entries to create and support processes that meet required company deadlines
  • Create and enter journal entries with supporting backup and file all JEs in accordance with policy
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations monthly and analyze all reconciling items on a timely basis to determine root cause and provide corrective action
  • Audit and reconcile inventory and provide recommendations for process improvements
  • Assist with SOX testing quarterly and bi-annually
  • Prepare SOX compliant documentation for all activities
  • Provide support and assistance with audits (internal, SOX, tax, etc.)
  • Communicate with Business Managers and provide assistance and guidance for requests related to accounting functions, policies, and procedures
  • Drive effective accounting solutions that improve the company?s standard of excellence
    Other inquiries and duties as assigned


Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in like role
  • Experience with oil and gas or related industries preferred
  • Understanding of GAAP, FASB, IFRS, and similar regulations and requirements
  • Excellent software accounting and financial systems skills needed: MS Office intermediate in Excel including pivot tables, VLookups
  • HFM and Smartview a plus

Education Requirements:

  • 4 year degree in Accounting or Finance


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