Quarterly Newsletter for Accounting & Finance Professionals from Diane Delgado LeMaire @ CFS

Industry News: 
We are 3 months into the new year and Houston is navigating its way out of one of the worst recessions of all time, not to mention the Winter Storm! To say Houstonians and Texas are fighters is an understatement. So let’s talk about some good news: The price of oil is above 60 dollars and climbing! This is such good news for all of Houston… even if we have to pay a little more at the pump. The job market is recovering and there are a lot more postings on job boards this year. We are seeing positions that were vacant finally being replaced, pay cuts are being reversed, furloughs are ending and as a State we finally have permission to operate at 100%. For a lot of businesses that means it is time to gear up and get ready! For a lot of candidates that means it’s time to get back on the job-hunt! The homebuilding and the mortgage industry are still doing really, really well. There are more buyers then there are homes I hear! Oil & Gas companies are turning the corner and there have been massive inflows of tech and software companies into the state. 2021 is on track to be an amazing year!

March Local Statistics:
– National Unemployment Rate: 6.2  (last year 4.4%)
– Houston Unemployment Rate: 7.9 (last year 3.5)
– Labor Participation Rate: 61.40% – All-time high January 2000: 67.30% – All time low 58.10%
– Manufacturing Index: 54.3
– Oil Rig Count: 310 (last year 678) – All-time high around 1900 in 2012!
– Price of Oil: 65.61 (last year 31.72)

Links and ideas to help with your job search:
LinkedIn Is a MUST! https://www.job-hunt.org/linkedin-job-search/LinkedIn-job-search.shtml
Create Job Search Agents: www.indeed.comwww.glassdoor.comwww.careerbuilder.comwww.linkedin.com
Between The Jobs Ministry is a great local resource: https://www.nwbc.org/bjm
Hidden Job Market https://jobmob.co.il/blog/hidden-job-market/
Watch Resume Video: https://dianedelgadolemaire.com/resume-advice/
Professional Resume Writer: www.yourcareerfind.comVirtual Interview Guide https://files.constantcontact.com/d2f7422c101/7df3c536-a929-47db-9c8e-6d1370e36408.pdf

Stay tuned for my next newsletter in June 2021!  

Job Openings: Please check out www.cfstaffing.com for job descriptions. 

Direct Hire Roles Houston:
Tax Manager, Public Accounting (3 openings)
Senior Internal Controls Analyst, Odessa (no travel)
Real Estate Accounting Manager, CPA – Galleria
Benefits Audit Manager, Public Accounting, Central
Bookkeeper, CPA Firm, Galleria
Senior Real Estate Accountant, Bellaire
Tax Planning Senior, CPA Firm, West Houston
Credit Analyst, Northwest
Nonprofit AP Staff Accountant, Central Houston
Financial Planning Analyst, Memorial City
Financial Analyst, Memorial City
Internal Controls & Financial Reporting Manager, West
Senior Real Estate Accountant, Katy
AP Specialist, Woodlands
AP Specialist, Utilities, 1960/249 area
Senior Auditor, Public Accounting
Fund Controller, Real Estate, Galleria
Assistant Controller – SAP a Must, Woodlands
Accounting Manager, Woodlands
Staff Internal Auditor, 10% travel, Greenway Plaza
Finance Manager, Professional Services, Downtown
Real Estate Manager, Nonprofit, Downtown
Director of Accounting (Pre-IPO), Galleria
Director SEC Reporting, Southwest
Assistant Controller, Austin
Regional Controller, Phoenix, Auto, 450 total comp!

100%  Remote Roles:
International Accounting Manager, Legal (based in Boston)
Director Investor Relations (must have healthcare, pharma)

Temporary Roles Houston:
Senior Loan Operations and Compliance Consultant – Large retail organization, Work from Home
AP Analyst – Growing Insurance firm, Work from Home
Cash Applications Specialist – Legal Services, NW Houston
Commercial Collections – Legal Services, NW Houston
Senior Accountant – Oil and Gas, NW Houston
Plant Controller – Alvin, Texas
Accounts Payable Specialist – SAP and SAGE, Work from Home
Customer Service – Central Houston
COVID Tracer – Central Houston
Purchasing Clerk – East Houston
Senior Accountant – Non Profit, East Houston
Process Mapping Analyst – Non Profit, East Houston
Grant Controller – Non Profit, East Houston
Accounts Receivable Analyst – Oil and Gas, Work from Home
Tax Accountant – Public Accounting, West Houston
Commercial Collections – Waller, Texas
Human Resources Manager – East Houston

San Antonio Job Openings:
Controller, Community Bank
Internal Controls / SOX Analyst
WFH Senior Accountant role with Hot Ecommerce Brand!
Bilingual Senior Accountant with LatAm experience needed
Manager- Financial Reporting & Accounting- 
ATX Construction Controller
GL Accountant- Holding Company! Work with diverse industries.

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