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Staff Accountant - temp to perm

Houston, TX 77024

Posted: 01/09/2019 Employment Type: Contract Type of Position: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 2360

Staff  Accountant

Houston, TX

 

The Role:

We are currently searching for a Staff  Accountant  for a growing  E&P company in the Houston market. The Staff  Accountant  will be responsible for all aspects of the Joint Interest Billing process along with various GL-related responsibilities.  The ideal candidate will have worked in a related energy  environment and possess a go-getter mentality to tackle new tasks with little direction.  The Staff  Accountant  must be very detail-oriented and confident in their abilities.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with month-end close and year-end reporting as well as the annual audit.
  • Responsible for account reconciliations and journal entries pertaining to the JIB process
  • Setup of new entities and vendors
  • Issue/mail yearly 1099s
  • Help analyze, reconcile, troubleshoot and resolve exceptions and other discrepancies from multiple sources before transactions are posted to the general ledger.
  • Communicate with a company team members and customers related to accounting matters.
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and how to apply the standards.
  • Special projects and ad hoc reporting as required.

Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’ s degree in accounting. 
  • A minimum of 3  years of hands-on accounting experience.
  • Experience with Joint Interest Billing (JIB) and related accounting functions.
  • Previous experience working in a high-growth energy setting (previous experience in E&P settings highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication, and effective interpersonal skills. 
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Proven track record of handling multiple accounting responsibilities that are performed under tight deadlines.

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