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Robert Half Staff Accountant in San Antonio, Texas

Description Our client, an energy company, is searching for a staff accountant for their San Antonio office.

On a daily basis, the staff accountant will be responsible for the following;

• Performs a variety of moderately to highly complex Accounts Payable accounting activities in accordance with policies, principles, standards, and regulatory requirements.

• Accounting close consisting of various journal entries, invoice processing, reconciliations, and reporting.

• Research and clearing efforts related to SAP GRIR account and SAP AP Sub-ledger.

• Facilitates payments between related companies and works with various departments to ensure intercompany transactions are balanced at month-end.

• Collects, compiles, analyzes, and verifies financial data to ensure the integrity of accounting records. Investigates and resolves discrepancies.

• Posts journal entries and other financial transactions, maintains general ledger, and reconciles accounts.

• Identifies costs and efficiency gaps and recommends ways to reduce costs or improve processes and standards.

• May document, update, and maintain internal procedures or work on special projects.

The best candidates for the staff accountant position should have the following

• Must have: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, experience in AP preferred [Note: If the candidate does not have an accounting degree, I can accept other related degrees. However, the candidate would not be able to convert to an FTE as an accounting degree is a firm requirement to be an employee in MPC’s Controllers Organization]

• 4- 6 years accounting experience

• Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, financial statements and reports, and ledgers and journals

• Advanced skill in Microsoft Excel

• Proficient in using in major accounting or related systems

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Ability to review and analyze complex accounting information

• Ability to identify, research, and resolve complex accounting issues

• Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment and promote teamwork

• Ability to effectively interact with management

• 3 years of Accounts Payable experience preferred

• Experience in process improvement initiatives preferred.

• SAP experience.

• Industry experience strongly preferred. Requirements - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Comprehensive knowledge of SAP

  • Command of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Proficiency in general ledger

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines

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