Quarterly Newsletter for F&A Professionals from Diane Delgado LeMaire (List of updated job openings included)

Industry News: 
What a difference a year makes! From complete shutdown, remote working, homeschooling and negative oil to a bustling Houston economy with a tight candidate market. Wow! What an emotional rollercoaster.
So let’s dive right in…. Yes, the Houston job market is HOT. We are partnering with every single industry to help them find talent right now. Construction, Real Estate and Homebuilding have probably been the hottest over the past few months. Another industry that has really kicked up hiring has been nonprofit.  Many organizations need people with extensive grant experience.  Oil & gas is turning around, and I think we are all noticing some new “green” jobs popping up.  The higher level positions are finally coming back and I don’t think I have ever seen so many Analyst openings at one time. I am very excited and hopeful for what is yet to come for Houston and so very grateful we are in the place we are today. As always feel free reply back and let me know if are enjoying this quarterly content. I am always open to suggestions. See you in September with my next update!


Data from Greater Houston Partnership’s Economy At a Glance:

RECOVERY PASSES HALFWAY MARK
 Metro Houston created 18,700 jobs in April, the third best April on record. March’s gains were 35,200 jobs, the best March on record. February added 17,200 jobs.

HYBRID STAFFING PATTERNS, NEXT THREE MONTHS (survey of GHP Members)
5 days in office, zero remote 31%
4 days in office, 1 remote 13%
3 days in office, 2 remote 23%
2 days in office, 3 remote 6%
1 day in office, 4 remote 4%
0 days in office, 5 remote 6%
Completely flexible, no requirements 17%

JUNE LOCAL STATISTICS

– National Unemployment Rate: 6.2  (last year 11.2%)
– Houston Unemployment Rate: 8.0 (last year 12.1%)
– Labor Participation Rate: 61.40% – All-time high January 2000: 67.30% – All time low 58.10
– Manufacturing Index: 53.4
– Oil Rig Count: 456 (last year 284) – All-time high around 1900 in 2012!
– Price of Oil: 71.04 (last year 39.46)

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

Direct Hire Roles Houston:
Senior Tax Manager, Provision, Woodlands
Senior Corporate Financial Analyst, LNG, Woodlands
Financial Analyst (Projects), LNG, Woodlands
Segment Financial Analyst, OFS, Woodlands
Treasury Analyst, Services, Sugar Land
Senior Financial Analyst, Services, Sugar Land
Global Supply Chain Finance Director, Chemicals, Sugar Land
Staff Accountant, Real Estate, Woodlands
Senior Accountant, Real Estate, Greenway Plaza
Financial Analyst, Real Estate, Central Houston
Senior Accountant, Public Accounting Required, Construction, Woodlands
FP&A Manager, Financial Services, Greenway Plaza
Small Business Controller, Job Costing, Spring Branch
Senior Property Accountant, Real Estate (multiple)
Senior Accounting Analyst, Services, North West Houston
Senior AP Specialist, Multiple around Houston
Tax Analyst, Service, West Houston
Bookkeeper, CPA Firm, Galleria
Senior Tax Manager, Public Accounting, Greenway Plaza
Staff Auditor, Manufacturing, North of Cypress
Accountant, Family Office, Galleria
Accounting Analyst, PE Firm, Galleria
Assistant Controller, Industrials, East Houston
Recruiter, Manufacturing, Northwest Houston
Bookkeeper, Stafford
Financial Analyst (M&A), Westchase

100%  Remote Roles:
Payroll Manager
Payroll Senior Analyst
AR Analyst and AP Analyst
Financial Operations Analyst
Lending Audit Manager – Financial Services
Compliance Audit Manager – Financial Services
Financial Systems Manager-NetSuite
Mortgage Underwriter- Remote within Texas
SEC Reporting Manager (IPO)
Assistant Controller (IPO)

Temporary Roles Houston:
Senior Accountant – Non-Profit – East Houston
AP Accountant – Spring
Senior Staff Accountant – Spring
Payroll Specialist – Downtown
IT Audit – Remote Opportunity

San Antonio Job Openings:
Construction/Homebuilding Controller- NC SA
Payroll/Accounting Associate- NC SA
Inventory Accounting Manager-SE SA
Staff Accountant-NW SA
Mortgage Processing Manager- NE SA
Controller-Government Contracting Client Services- Hybrid/Central SA

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