GL Accounting Manager, CPA – Houston –

Oversees and performs monthly reconciliations; analyzes various G/L accounts and balances all intercompany transactions monthly
Processes all monthly journal entries and assists in preparation of monthly G/L expense accruals
Assists in preparation of annual budget and operating plan
Manages day-to-day functions of accountants; liaises with Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R)
Supervises the general ledger group; ensures all financial reporting deadlines are met; trains staff as required
Handles personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc.
Works with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year; monitors and advises on progress to enhance professional development of staff
Supports audits and related processes; liaises with internal and external auditors; provides information as required
Oversees and handles SOX compliance for area of responsibility
Obtains and maintains thorough understanding of financial reporting and general ledger structure
Ensures accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
Ensures the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
Works with Controller and Assistant Controller to ensure a clean and timely year end audit
Assists in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance workflow of department

Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ relevant work experience; minimum 3-5 years’ supervisory experience
International business experience highly desirable, international finance knowledge required
Expertise in US GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley and similar regulations and requirements
Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial systems; financial systems implementation experience and knowledge a plus
In-depth knowledge of business, Company policies, rules, regulations, processes and procedures, including parent company policies, processes and procedures
Excellent analytical skills and abilities; multi-task person; project management skills
In-depth understanding of financial reporting and financial management concepts
Good understanding of reporting requirements for stand-alone audited reports – public reporting experience a plus
Bachelors Degree in Accounting
CPA preferred

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