Accountant II

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Job ID#: 21882

Accountant – Corporate & Energy Trading Operations (Trading firm); Houston, Texas (on-site role)
Immediate need — Interview ASAP this week and next week before the holiday

Role Summary
Energy accountant performs reconciliations and adjustments to various general ledger accounts and performing moderately complex financial analysis.
Essential Functions

  • Perform general accounting activities including the preparation, maintenance, and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements such as balance sheets and income statements
  • Prepare, record, and analyze accounting transactions to ensure the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles
  • Provide analytical, reporting and project support to senior management
  • Respond to ad-hoc financial inquiries by analyzing, summarizing and interpreting data
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems, processes and procedures
  • Maintain knowledge of new finance/accounting policies and regulations
  • Compile, consolidate and analyze accounting and finance information to produce financial statements and reports
  • Model behaviors that support the company’s common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level
  • Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  •  Complete other duties as assigned

 • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field required
• Minimum two years’ experience in accounting or related area required

Specialized Knowledge
• Intermediate Microsoft Office skills required
• Knowledge of Right Angle or other ETRM software preferred
• Intermediate knowledge of Lawson or general ledger (GL) accounting software required
• Intermediate knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) preferred

• Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
• Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
• Strong teamwork, conflict management, influencing and negotiation skills

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