Senior Accountant

Houston, TX

Employment Type: Direct Category: General Accounting Job Number: 18208 Work Model: #LI-Remote Internal Reference: #LI-HG1

Job Description

Growing Galleria area company seeks experienced Senior Accountant for Corporate SEC reporting role – FULLY REMOTE!

Our client is a well established, long term Houston based company looking for a Senior accountant looking to utilize and grow their SEC and  financial reporting skills.  This role is part of the corporate accounting team and will help to prepare month and quarterly consolidated financial schedules and analyses.  This role will prepare account rollforwards, management reports and will assist with SEC filings as well.  It will report to a Director in the accounting department.  This reporting team is working fully REMOTE, with the exception of a training period in person in central Houston.
  • Prepare quarterly income statement and balance sheet account analyses.
  • Prepare consolidation and elimination journal entries.
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic financial statements and footnotes for SEC and standalone external reporting, including schedules to support disclosures contained in such reports, when applicable.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly earnings releases and other analyses related to investor relations.
  • Assist in the preparation of accounting memos, checklists and reporting packages relevant to financial reporting and technical accounting.
  • Assist in implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures related to financial reporting.
  • Assist in performing analyses related to acquisitions and significant transactions on an as-needed basis.
  • Assist in implementation of new accounting pronouncements on as needed basis.
  • Liaison with internal and external auditors on an as needed basis.
  • Perform ad hoc tasks related to internal and external reporting.
  • Team up with operations/GL accounting personnel on as needed basis.
  • 40-hour work week that gets extended during quarterly and annual reporting cycles.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years’ of experience of either public accounting and/or  industry experience in financial accounting, reporting and auditing required.  (SEC reporting experience is required)
  • CPA licensee or candidate strongly desired. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Access; Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel desired
  • Exposure to Form 10-K/10-Q review/preparation, financial accounting and analytics, consolidation and elimination, and complex accounting matters required
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP required
  • Exposure to audit of controls over financial reporting helpful.
  • Growing understanding of the practical application of US GAAP
  • Strong team player
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to maintain confidentiality of corporate financial information.
  • Ability to work independently, attention to detail and accuracy, and meeting deadlines highly required.
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