Job Summary

Accountant needed in Houston, TX

  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_21701_61333023
  • Category:
    Banking/Finance/Insurance(General)
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accountant needed in Houston, TX
 
Looking to work for a Fortune 100 company with strong growth opportunity? We have a great opportunity for you as an Accountant. Please see below for details.
 
Location: 2727 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas, 77019
SHIFT IS 3AM TO 11AM
Possible temp to hire
 
Description:
•A Staff Accountant – SG 18 or 19 (depending on experience of candidate) with financial reporting responsibilities in the Variable Accounting and Reporting Group is involved in the preparation and reconciliation of monthly and quarterly financial statements for multiple separate accounts.
•Preparation of statements and supporting schedules for year-end STAT separate account statements and also GAAP separate account audits.
•Must have advanced Excel skills and be able to maintain and modify existing complex spreadsheets used for reconciliation and reporting.
•Familiar and comfortable with Microsoft Access.
•Will have duties completing daily cash entries and monthly analysis and reconciliations.
•The key to success in this position is having solid Excel skills, being proactive and have an attention to detail.
•The accountant will also be involved in special projects that could include developing new processes and problem solving specific trouble points.
•This job will evolve over the next twelve months and will probably encompass other duties not listed here.
•Complete the assigned responsibilities by utilizing the different proprietary systems.
•Detailed job duties and procedures exist for this role. The candidate must quickly learn the duties and then maintain the documentation of the same.
•Master the use and maintenance of Excel spreadsheets that serve as the source for the majority of the analysis and reporting this position will be performing.
•Quickly develop relationships with various internal and external departments and key contacts.
•Meet rigid reporting deadlines set by corporate management, internal management, external auditors and other outside customers with no errors.
•Reports should include valid and complete financial data and agree to the ledger systems.
•Automate various functions and processes related to monthly close duties whenever possible.
•Identify process improvement opportunities to streamline workflow, increase efficiency and develop controls to ensure the accuracy of data.
•Maintain accurate and well-documented work papers that support all work produced.
•Complete Ad Hoc projects as requested.
 
Skills/Experience
•The candidate must have the ability to analyze data and research technical, accounting and financial issues.
•Able to work with little supervision and make informed decisions.
•Technical expertise must include strong knowledge of Excel and Access, accounting and an overall understanding of the markets and mutual funds.
•Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-company, multi-systems environment with regular deadlines is the key to success.
•Rapid, constant change must be handled on a day-to-day basis.
•Experience working in a large company environment is preferred.
 
Education
•3 to 5 years accounting and/or financial reporting experience.
•A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
•Strong knowledge of Excel and Access.
 
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