General Accounting Manager – West Houston – 120 to 140 target –

General Accounting Manager

-Job Description?? See below.?

-Salary range?? 84,300 – 176,500

-Bonus? Other financial incentives? 15% of the annual salary

-Why is it open? The former employee was promoted

-Ideal start date? Within 1 month

Job Description:

-Day to day leadership and direction of 5 Financial Analysts,

-Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end closes are completed within the established deadlines.?

-Identify the need for accounting transactions due to changes in GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) requirements

-Reviews general ledger account balance reconciliations and assists analysts in anticipating and preparing correcting entries as needed.

-Review, design, recommend and implement any necessary department controls, processes and procedures within the Finance organization.?

-Analysis will include, but is not limited to, inventories; purchases and sales; balance sheet accounts; required corrections; and errors and exceptions as identified, and the impact of acquisitions, mergers or divestments


-College Degree (Bachelors Level) Acctg or Finance.?

-Perform broad financial analysis of results of operations.?

-Compare business results to GAAP results.?

-Prioritize work when given multiple projects.

-Strong communication skills including the ability to make presentations to executive management describing business processes and validation of results.

-Leadership skills to direct and lead the efforts of ad hoc teams and on-going committees.

-Knowledge of the refining, marketing and transportation industry with the ability to relate operational changes to financial results.

-Active participant in change management

-Extensive computer skills: ?Excel and Word.?

-At least 5 years experience with SAP or similar software including report generation.?

W-ork with only general direction. Influence the work of others.

-CPA preferred, but not required.

The minimum number of years of job related experience required by this job is 8.

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