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Accounting Manager (Closed)

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

Job #1568870
Permanent
HOUSTON, Texas
Manager

Accounting Manager

The Accounting Manager is responsible for a diverse set of accounting activities including oversight of the general ledger, interim and year-end audit preparation, and the support of budget and forecast activities. This individual will manage the organization and coordination of the month-end close process in a fast pace multi-unit environment, while ensuring that financial statements are properly recorded and presented timely and accurately.

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage and control general accounting activities including proper recording of accounting transactions, classifications, and reconciliation of account balances in accordance with GAAP and Company policy. Including, but not limited to the following areas, Fixed Assets, Lease Accounting, Sales Audit and other G&A expenses
  • Review key balance sheet reconciliations and coordinate financial audits for both internal and external partners
  • Manage accounting staff, ensuring that general ledger balances are accurate and that monthly closes are completed within established timelines.
  • Prepare and analyze financial and operational reports, and perform variance analysis
  • Prepare and assist in providing support for interim and annual audit requests
  • Update documentation and actively participate in SOX efforts, policies and procedures, internal accounting control review, and cross-training
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Prepare and review journal entries and account analysis
  • Install, modify, document, and coordinate implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures
  • Assign duties and monitor quality of work, ensuring that staff conforms to organizational policies and procedures and governmental regulations
  • Analyze, review, and audit overall general ledger systems
  • Coordinate, complete, and oversee job-related activities and assignments for the General Accounting department
  • Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance
  • Ensure accuracy of financial statement closing processes
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, and support the Company’s mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Prepare financial information in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and regulatory requirements
  • Identify, review, and apply policies and procedures to make informed decisions
  • Additional duties as assigned

 

Skills/Abilities/Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • 10+ years of general accounting experience with evidence of increasing levels of responsibility required
  • 5+ years of supervisory or management experience required
  • CPA a plus
  • Experience in a fast paced multi-unit public company environment
  • Working knowledge and understanding of ASC842 and other accounting pronouncements
  • Experience with an ERP system required, PeopleSoft and/or Hyperion Essbase experience strongly preferred
  • Experience using business analytical skills including facilitating requirements sessions and documenting activity workflows and business requirements
  • Experience with project management – planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work with constantly changing priorities

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