Staff Accountant – Central Houston –

Why take a Staff Accountant role with this company?

  • Amazing office with a great company culture!
  • The manager is ready to train and mentor and share their knowledge base.
  • Ability to see new Investments come on board

Perks of the Staff Accountant role:

  • Very visible role.
  • Strong medical benefit package
  • 8% match on 401K!

What the Staff Accountant will do:

  • Record weekly, monthly and quarterly transactions in the general ledger related to public securities including dividend income, interest, gain/loss, foreign tax withholding, and management fees
  • Perform monthly close duties included but not limited to:
    • Reconciliations of cash, interest, dividends, gain or loss on sales, fair market value, cost and foreign taxes between custodial statements and the general ledger
    • Perform monthly reconciliations between Addepar and the general ledger
    • Maintain accrued interest schedule for bonds
    • Post-Fair Market Value adjustments to the general ledger
    • Import offline fund transactions and valuations
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly securities reports for Management Committee and Investment Committee
  • Prepare quarterly Board reports for marketable securities
  • Prepare schedules and provide requests for several external audits including for-profit and non-profit companies
  • Assist in the preparation of budgeting and forecasting schedules for the annual budget
  • Maintain relations with custodians, request trades, and manage accounts
  • Cross-train on accounting, reporting and performance measurement for alternative (private) investments
  • Assist Manager of Investment Accounting with reporting and special requests as needed

What the company needs in a Staff Accountant:

  • BBA – Accounting
  • Two to three years of accounting experience
  • Proven track record as an effective team player and good interpersonal relationships
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Uncompromised reputation for discretion, honesty and personal integrity
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written, and listening) skills
  • Proficient in Excel

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