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Job Title:

Accountant

Type:

Direct Hire

Location:

Pearland, TX

Experience:

3 years

The Accountant role is to provide financial information by maintaining and reconciling accounts. Assisting senior accountants and accounting manager with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.

Roles & Responsibilities

·      Foster an environment of teamwork, compliance, and continual improvement

·      Adhere to the Company's objectives, i.e. Safety, Quality, Environmental and Information Security

·      Ensure compliance with the department’s standard operating procedures

·      Work closely with accounting team and Outsourcing Company to process accounts payable; research, analyze and manage vendor accounts

·      As a Procure to Pay SPOC (Single Points of Contact), responsible to help communications between Outsourcing company’s AP team and other departments

·      AP Payment confirmation:  review and verify invoices and check a weekly forecasting payment report

·      Record accounting receivables and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures

·      Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances

·      Recording journal entries, charge expenses to GL accounts and assign cost centers or WBS by analyzing invoice/expense reports

·      Payment to vendors by scheduling and preparing checks, ACH, and Wire

·      Verify contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments via online banking

·      Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions

·      Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions

·      Preparing Form 1099

·      Support senior accountants to prepare month end journal entries for sales accruals and cost accruals

·      Calculate and prepare journal entries for financial closings and Cost Center related transactions

·      Responsible for submitting the journal entries along with the supporting documentations in a timely manner

·      Support tax filing, communication with tax auditor (third party audit firm) and tax authorities, administrative support for tax return preparer, various filings with authorities, preparation of tax auditor’s questionnaires and other documents, logging and scanning and other general office duties

·      Collaborate with senior accountants to facilitate information between the groups and increase efficiency with monthly and quarterly closings

·      Work with auditors during internal and external audits

·      Responsible to collect auditor’s requested items and submit it to auditors with clear titled documentations

·      Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned

Requirements

·      3+ years of accounting with A/P, A/R, Revenue & COGS recognitions, USGAAP and accrual basis accounting experiences

·      Bachelor’s degree in accounting

Preferred Skills

·      Must be detailed oriented: Proven organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy

·      Strong foundation in accounting principles

·      Accounts Payable Specialist with PO type 3-Way Match experience

·      Professional demeanor while working closely with accounting staff and outsourcing company on multiple tasks and projects

·      Experience with US GAAP

·      Experience with different revenue recognition techniques - completed contract, percentage of completion, etc.

·      Positive attitude, excellent critical thinking skills, communication and computer skills; SAP experience a plus, proficiency with Excel, MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, etc.)

·      Ability to excel within time constraints and rapid turnaround situations

·      Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to thrive in a team-oriented work environment

·      Proven organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy





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