Senior Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting

Houston, TX

Employment Type: Direct Category: Financial Reporting Job Number: 18524 Work Model: #LI-Onsite Internal Reference: #LI-JM1

Job Description

Our client is a growing, stable, publicly traded mid-stream company. They seek a senior accountant to join their corporate reporting and technical accounting team in Houston. Great company culture. Great work/life balance and employee satisfaction. Outstanding benefits. Great way to grow your career! The CFO is known to take special interest in developing the careers of his team members. 

General Summary

The Senior Financial Analyst’s responsibilities include the preparation and filing of the company's Form 10-Ks and Form 10-Qs, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Also handles preparation and submission of annual and quarterly regulatory filings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

 Performs analytical work and research for the company in the areas of complex financial accounting and analysis relating to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) issues. Responsible for researching and assisting with accounting guidance based on accounting authoritative literature and pronouncements. Provides technical accounting and finance expertise on a wide range of accounting and business issues with supervision under the guidance of the Accounting Manager.

 Key Accountabilities
  • Provides information to assist with the implementation of new accounting pronouncements and accounting research related to financial statement presentation and disclosures.
  • Assists with providing information to external auditors on emerging accounting issues and reporting matters.
  • Provides accounting guidance on accounting related matters with supervision.
  • Research current and emerging accounting issues and implements related accounting policies and procedures.
  • Assists with compliance with GAAP and regulatory accounting. Prepares accounting analysis and whitepapers with supervision.
  • Assists with analysis of business transactions and proposal of accounting treatment.
  • Compile’s information to assist with the preparation of external financial reports in compliance with SEC and other regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Prepares drafts of financial statements and footnotes with supervision.

 Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 3 years of experience in auditing, financial accounting and/or financial reporting
  • Big 4 auditor and/or public company direct experience
  • CPA 

 Other Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Accounting. Experience using XBRL tagging software (i.e. Workiva)

 Other Requirements:  
  • Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and SEC reporting requirements experience in application of a broad range of technical accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to organize work independently and work in teams.
  • Engages in a positive working environment within and across functional areas.
  • Computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to concisely analyze, summarize and present financial information to large and/or small audiences.
  • Ability to work overtime during peak reporting periods; flexibility in working hours required.
  • Willing to perform an emergency assignment as needed.

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