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Senior Accountant

Date Posted: Oct 8
Type: Contract
Wage: 45/hr
Job Number: 7107
Location: Houston, TX

TITLE: Senior Accountant
CLIENT: Large Exploration/ O&G
LOCATION: Houston Texas
TYPE: Contract/Contract-to-Hire
SALARY or RATE: $45/hr
URGENCY: Reviewing Resumes Now to start early as 11/1
SUMMARY:
The Accountant Senior will be a member of Accounting Policy & Controls team at the company’s Houston, TX office reporting to the Supervisor, Accounting Policy & Controls.

DUTIES:
• Takes ownership of system of internal controls and quarterly sub-certification processes
• Communicating with all Vice Presidents and control owners in the Company on a quarterly basis to verify sign-off on various accounting issues and control assessments
• Enhancing compliance process and facilitating greater visibility of internal controls
• Working with control owners to ensure internal controls stay relevant as systems and processes change
• Routinely collaborating with Internal Audit and external auditors to improve the control environment
• Monitors and manages the lease accounting process in accordance with ASC 842 including:
• Maintain good relationships with business contacts throughout the Company to ensure completeness and accuracy of our leases
• Assist in the set up and training of new users of our lease accounting software (Nakisa);
• Evaluate new contracts to identify leases and ensure appropriate accounting treatment
• Review entries interfaced from Nakisa to SAP to ensure completeness and accuracy
• Work closely with IT to enhance Nakisa and resolve issues as they come up
• Monitors standard-setters for latest accounting regulations, analyzes impact of new/emerging regulations on the Company, and ensures appropriate application and disclosure
• Assists in implementation of new regulations and pronouncements
• Works closely with the Corporate Accounting department in review of SEC filings to ensure compliance with US GAAP. Completes various GAAP checklists and attends disclosure review meetings to ensure completeness and accuracy of disclosures in SEC filings
• Helps prepare certain disclosures for SEC filings, including new accounting pronouncements, the annual commitments disclosure, and related parties
• Reviews investor relations presentations, press releases, Proxy and other publications before they are released to ensure compliance with SEC regulations and consistency with SEC filings
• Assists in preparation of presentations for the Audit Committee on quarterly results, internal controls, and other accounting matters
• Develops accounting policies and procedures for various accounting functions and promote their consistent application throughout
• Works with others in the Finance organization to interpret existing accounting policies and applies to new transaction
• Assists with Special Projects, as needed
• Maintains strong relationship with external and internal auditors.


REQUIREMENTS:
• 2-5 years of public accounting experience
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Outstanding communication, interpersonal, management, administrative, organizational, and leadership skills
• Experience implementing sound decisions when faced with multi-faceted problems.

EDUCATION:

• A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
• CPA (preferred)

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