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Robert Half International Senior Accountant in Houston, Texas

Description Your talents will be used to prepare and consolidate financial statements, analyze and reconcile accounts, analyze cash flow, build budgets and forecasts, prepare audits, and handle internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. The role requires superb analytical skills, and the work environment is challenging and fast-paced. The company boasts excellent compensation and benefits and offers potential for advancement.

Your responsibilities

  • Provide Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Uphold company standards when working with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls; while also providing support on special requests when required

  • Provide monthly accounting closure procedures and deliverables, which includes journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

  • Aid in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Review financial information such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc. and present analysis in a clear manner

  • Assemble monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting

  • Apply oneself to various department-wide initiatives

  • Coordinate Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process Requirements

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Must have excellent time management skills

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • 5+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

  • Understanding of corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • ERP system experience

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Well-founded grasp of SAP

  • Foundational knowledge in accruals

  • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Current CPA License experience or in pursuit of

  • Revenue recognition experience

  • Proficiency in POC/WIP Cost accounting

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