Financial Accountant Houston dcd@fittsroberts.com

Performs a wide variety of Accounting functions, such as provide assistance to Director of Compliance in assuring proper control, balance sheet integrity, and Sarbanes Oxley compliance for the company. The position will assist in driving improvements to processes in a manufacturing environment, maintain records, research problem areas, develops analysis of general ledger accounts and issue reports on findings.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure company accounting procedures conform to GAAP principles and local accounting principles and drive compliance to Sarbanes Oxley requirements.

Participates in the annual physical inventory process at locations as needed.

Assists in the annual internal, external, & tax audits in multiple countries.

Involved in projects and staff meetings, offer solutions to problems and stay informed on issues that directly effect facility.

Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are properly performed and reviewed with reconciling items clearly explained in Blackline Reconciliation software monthly.

Understand relevant financial reporting risks in a manufacturing environment and adapting processes and procedures as needed to mitigate risk and maintain a high level of control.

Proactively communicate and work with management team on significant, unusual, or non-recurring accounting matters to manage risk.

Work with plant personnel and corporate team to keep accounting policies and procedures updated and relevant for plant operations.

Identify inefficiencies in existing processes that lead to variances on the balance sheet, including inventory, and recommending improvements to processes to reduce variances.

Promotes a high level of ethics and accountability.

Assist in month end close and supplemental reporting as needed

Research, analyze, and interpret accounting pronouncements and assist in the evaluation of the impact and financial reporting for management.

Review of contracts and leases for compliance with company policy and GAAP.

Job Specifications:

Skills

Knowledge of integrated ERP systems

Advanced Level: Excel, Microsoft Word, Windows, PowerPoint

Strong FASB/GAAP accounting theory, research, and application skills

High Degree of professionalism, respect, and integrity

Conflict resolution and problem solving skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work cross-functionally and be a contributing team player within a manufacturing environment

Energetic, resourceful and hands-on individual with a strong bias for action, someone who commits himself/herself fully to stretch goals and who is dedicated to developing and delivering outstanding results.

Education

Four year degree in Finance or Accounting

CPA preferred

Work Experience

Minimum of 3+ years in public accounting AND/OR

Minimum of 2+ years of business experience performing accounting work of a detailed nature, in a manufacturing organization that has a Standard Cost System.

International Accounting Experience Preferred.

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