General Accounting Manager – West Houston – 85 to 120K DOE plus bonus – dcd@fittsroberts.com

Summary:
This position is responsible for assisting the Sr. Manager of Accounting in overseeing the accounting operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage, develop and set goals for staff.
Oversee the monthly close process, including financial analysis and preparation of various month-end deliverables.
Ensure accuracy of financial statements through strict account reconciliation procedures and monthly Balance Sheet reviews.
Develop and maintain financial reporting packages for internal use, executive management and field organizations.
Account reconciliation and journal entry review and approval.
Improve quality of account reconciliations i.e. account description, process overview and documentation supporting them.
Establish relationship with locations with emphasis on creating environment where Shared Service is looked to as resource for accounting guidance and a business partner.
Assist with external audit process
Other projects as assigned

Competencies:
This supervisor must demonstrate ability in the following areas:
Accountability & Drive for Results – Strong customer focus and collaborative skills
Change Agent – Ability and readiness to embrace and successfully drive/implement change
Functional/technical skills- Strong knowledge of US GAAP
Process Optimization Focused
Developer of People / Team – Strong leadership / team motivator, succession planning
Team player; comfort in operating within a dynamic, complex organizational structure

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, finance or other business related field
CPA Certification Preferred
Experience:
8+years experience in accounting.
The candidate must demonstrate ability to identify and implement process improvements, be a self-starter, and effectively interact and communicate across multiple organizations/functions.
The candidate must be comfortable with complex accounting matters and demonstrate competency in US GAAP, current accounting regulations and internal controls.

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