Staff Accountant – West Houston –

About the Company and Opportunity:

  • Outgoing, Friendly and Family oriented Company
  • Very visible role reporting to the Controller.
  • We have worked with this company for over 20 years with multiple successful placements (including the Controller)!
  • Privately held construction related company, conveniently located in West Houston. Great commute from Katy, Cypress, Sugar Land or central Houston.
  • The company prides themselves on providing the highest excellent in service
  • They offer excellent benefits
  • Salary: 50 to 70K DOE

Overview of the Staff Accountant:

  • Prepares monthly journal entries
  • Assists with the preparation of monthly financial reports and cash flow projections
  • Verifies accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications within the financial statements.
  • Coordinates accounting matters with other departments within the division.
  • Coordinates work efforts with National Shared Services.
  • Analyzing and summarizing financial information
  • Reconciling account balances and bank statements
  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Preparing month-end close procedures
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budgets
  • Assist with external audits, tax audits, and tax returns
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain internal

Preferred Qualifications for the Staff Accountant:

•             Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field

•             Three or more years professional accounting experience

•             Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures

•             In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

•             Familiarity with financial accounting statements

•             Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process

•             Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables

•             Accuracy and attention to detail

•             Public accounting experience strongly preferred

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