Derivatives Accountant – DT – Hybrid – Houston

Why take a role with this company?

  • The company is listed on the Fortune 50
  • A key part of this 10 person team
  • Beautiful Office Space
  • You love, love, love to slice and dice data and tell a STORY!
  • The company does business is 130 countries. 
  • Pension program!!!!!!!
  • Free parking
  • Hybrid schedule (3/2) and other flex schedule possibilities! Core hours are 9 to 3 pm. Come in at 6 am and leave at 3 pm!

Overivew of the role:

  • Analyze daily realized trading results and activities in order to provide financial commentary
  • Develop close working relationships with the finance teams of other global trading affiliates
  • Ensures the month-end close process is accurate and complete and helps to articulate the reasons why the desk results and accounting adjustments fluctuate relative to budget and prior periods
  • Generates and maintains models and workpapers to support the financial statements and trading accruals
  • Review the invoicing outputs of the trading system prior to upload into the ERP to ensure appropriate accounting
  • Works closely with Back Office to ensure any uninvoiced trades are quickly resolved and invoiced/paid
  • Is the point of contact within finance for ensuring exchange based trading is properly accounted for in our financial results
  • Successfully build and maintains relationships with our external auditor
  • Interact across all levels and desks of the trading organization
  • Assist with the successful implementation of a new ERP

Qualifications needed:

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance required.
  • Two to five years’ experience in an auditing or accounting in an energy-trading context preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (mastery of Pivot tables).

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