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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in HOUSTON, Texas


Houston manufacturing company located inside Loop 610 seeks a Sr. Accountant to join their team. Our client has been in business for over 30 years and has a very stable management team and workforce, with excellent benefits - all pointing to one of the most coveted accounting jobs in town!

Working with the Division Controller, the Sr. Accountant will be responsible for gathering, entering, and reporting on the companies manufacturing operations, with particular emphasis on Cost Accounting and Revenue Recognition. A degree in Accounting or Finance and 4 plus years of experience in a manufacturing environment is required for the Sr. Accountant role, and public accounting is a definite plus! Demonstrated knowledge of Standard Cost Accounting and Percentage of Completion revenue recognition is required also. You will be responsible for preparing and consolidating financial statements, analyzing and reconciling accounts, analyzing cash flow, creating budgets and forecasts, preparing audits, and managing internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. The challenging, fast-paced work environment requires top-notch analytical skills.


  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Proficiency with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to manage time well

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • ERP system experience

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Standard costs experience preferred

  • Month end closings experience preferred

  • Project accounting experience highly desired

  • Strong familiarity with cost accounting

  • Comprehensive knowledge of job costing

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

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

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

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