Senior Accountant – Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Real Estate & Construction Senior Accountant Opportunity

Creative Financial Staffing has recently partnered with a privately-held construction and property management company headquartered in Houston, TX. Are you ready to join this incredible team?

About the Company and Senior Accountant:

  • Company that has 30+ years of experience providing management for all types of multi-family properties
  • A growing portfolio with more than 23,000 properties and counting!
  • State of the art training program that includes live internal classes in each region to ensure career growth

Perks of the Construction Senior Accountant role?

  • Competitive Compensation Package and Bonus
  • Mentoring and Coaching opportunities
  • Visible role & Direct Point of Contact with Controller
  • Laid-back and collaborative environment
  • Great work life balance and company culture

Overview of the Senior Accountant Role: Responsible for the timely and accurate financial reporting of assigned properties

  • Oversee all accounting and financial reporting for a portfolio of properties
  • Performing reconciliation of accounts on a monthly basis and posting journal entries
  • Prepare monthly bank statement reconciliation and promptly record any reconciling items
  • Perform month end closing of books for A/P and A/R
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts and applicable income statement to ensure accuracy
  • Review and maintain cash balances for multiple properties
  • Coordinate with Treasury managers for timely wire requests submittals for monthly mortgage payments
  • Collaborate with onsite Property Managers and supervisors to produce quality financial statements
  • Ability to review operational expenses

Preferred Qualifications for the Senior Accountant:

  • 4+ years of construction or property management accounting experience
  • Commercial accounting experience is a plus!
  • Bachelors Business Degree
  • Strong attention to detail, communication, organizational skills

Tax Manager – Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Tax Manager opportunity with an innovative, international company in Houston

About the Company:

  • Our Client is a privately-held company headquartered in Houston
  • CFS has placed other executives/management on their Accounting and Finance team
  • The company has over 1000 employees worldwide and they operate in more than 50 countries
  • They continue to develop a global footprint and currently, over 75% of their revenues can be attributed to international sales
  • They hold their core company values very closely and focus on creating exceptional value to their stakeholders
  • They are dedicated to ongoing R&D to continue to innovate and pioneer

Overview of the Tax Manager Position:

The Tax Manager will report directly to the Corporate Controller and will focus on the following key responsibilities:

  • Facilitates and manages the preparation and review of the company’s federal and state tax returns.
  • Works closely with tax consultants in the preparation and filing of consolidated federal, state, and local income, sales and property taxes
  • Ensures accurate, timely filing of consolidated federal, state, and local income, sales and property tax filings, and other business-related tax filings
  • Reviews quarterly estimates and yearly tax provision prepared by the tax consultant
  • Monitors legislative and regulatory tax law developments communicate the effects of these developments to management and the tax team and create strategies to capitalize on changes to taxation legislation
  • Researches, develops, coordinates, and implements strategies to ensure tax compliance
  • Analyzes merger & acquisition transactions, contracts, and other applicable agreements including review, determination of tax impacts, and development of recommendations to protect the Company’s interests

Preferred Education/Knowledge/Experience

  • Bachelors and Masters in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA certification is plus
  • 8+ years of Tax/ Accounting and/or Finance experience
  • Extensive US corporate tax knowledge requires; International tax knowledge as relates to domestic regulation is a plus

Staff Accountant Opportunity in Sugar Land, Texas!

CFS has teamed up with a family-owned business that is looking for an Accountant to join their team!

The company is looking for an Accountant to manage all of the financial transactions from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets.

Perks joining the company:
Family Oriented Work Culture
401K, Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
“Great company! Great potential for growth. Hard work is appreciated. “- Indeed Review from Current Employee

Responsibilities
• Manage all accounting transactions
• Prepare budget forecasts
• Publish financial statements in time
• Handle monthly, quarterly, and annual closings
• Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
• Ensure timely bank payments
• Compute taxes and prepare tax returns
• Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements

Skills
• Hands-on experience with QuickBooks
• Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
• Bachelors in Accounting or Finance

AP Accountant – NW Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Why work for the company?
• Growth potential within the company
• Work-Life Balance – 40 hour weeks max
• Laidback environment
• Hands-on experience and you get to learn something new every day.

Job Description:
The Accounts Payable Specialist works diligently to ensure the daily payment of invoices and adheres to the function while focusing on continuous improvement to continue and drive enhancements.

Duties:
• Set invoices up for payment
• Track expenses and process expense reports
• Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments
• Prepare and file 1099’s electronically
• Proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Office products
• Assist with month-end close

Education/Experience:
• 3 years of Full Cycle AP Accounting
• Experience with NetSuite and or Microsoft Dynamics
• Attention to detail and good organizational skills
• Experience with working in a multi-function environment

Junior Accountant – Woodlands – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Why work here?

  • Good Work/Life balance
  • Small business with a family feel
  • Low Turnover
  • Founded in 1975 and COVID is not slowing them down
  • This is a succession plan for the CFO

Responsibilities:

  • Weekly Payroll / Maintain Human Resources files
  • Maintaining financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts.
  • Preparing journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations and assisting with monthly close processes.
  • Posting cash receipts, creating purchase orders, entering invoices, filing, answering multi-line phone, daily mail, etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Accounting
  • QuickBooks experience a plus.

Internal Auditor – NW Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Our Client is seeking a professional, skilled individual for our internal audit team. The primary responsibilities are to audit our branch locations around the U.S. and Canada (25%), to conduct corporate audits in the Houston area (50%) and to perform SOX testing (25%). This position is designed to lead to another role in the company in 2-3 years, so you can continue to advance your career. 

May Include

Responsibilities

  • Conduct compliance audits of branch operations
  • Conduct corporate audits
  • Perform SOX-IT testing
  • Develop, process and analyze various reports and data analytics
  • Work on special projects
  • Prepare reports with audit findings and recaps of other findings
  • Perform checks, reconciliations, comparisons, and verifications of transactions and other matters in line with the approved audit programs
  • Make recommendations to correct unsatisfactory conditions and to improve controls and operating efficiency
  • Perform work in accordance with accepted professional standards
  • Make informal presentations to management personnel concerned during and at the completion of examinations, reporting audit results and recommendations
  • Position reports to Manager of Internal Audit

Qualifications

  • Degree from an accredited college/university
  • 3 to 5 years audit experience preferred
  • Preferred internal control framework knowledge
  • Finance & accounting experience
  • IDEA or ACL data analysis / data mining experience a strong plus
  • Report writing
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Sarbanes-Oxley experience a plus, but not required
  • CIA, CPA, CFE or other certifications a plus, but not required
  • Microsoft Office proficiency required.

Nonprofit Controller / Finance Manager Opportunity

Creative Financial Staffing has recently partnered with a local nonprofit headquartered in Houston, TX. Are you ready to join this incredible team?

About the Nonprofit Controller / Finance Manager Opportunity:

  • They have been in business for 50 years
  • Large major donors from the local community!

Perks of the Nonprofit Controller / Finance Manager role?

  • Work directly with the board
  • Help take this mission-centric organization to the next level.

Overview of the Nonprofit Controller / Finance Manager role:

  • Complete closings of monthly and annual financial records.
  • Prepare external monthly financial statements, annual audits, and annual budgets.
  • Develop a reliable operating income forecasting process
  • Report to management and financial committee the reasons for any major budget/forecast variance.
  • Timely processing of accounts payable, purchase orders, employee expense reports, and payroll processing.
  • Manage all accounts receivable, billings, and cash receipts.
  • Optimize the handling of bank and deposit relationships.
  • Attend Board and Finance Committee meetings.

Preferred Qualifications for the Nonprofit Controller / Finance Manager :

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CPA
  • 8 plus year of hands on accounting experience
  • 2 plus year of nonprofit experience

Staff Accountant – Real Estate & Construction – Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Staff Accountant Opportunity

Creative Financial Staffing has recently partnered with a privately-held construction company headquartered in Houston, TX. Are you ready to join this incredible team?

About the Company and Staff Accountant Opportunity:

  • A family-owned organization that has continued to grow through three generations.
  • The company voted as one of the Best Places to Work in Houston for over a decade!
  • The accounting group alone added 9 new positions this past year through growth from acquisitions.

Perks of the Staff Accountant role?

  • Visible role with reports sent directly to the owners
  • Competitive Compensation Package with great benefits
  • A laid-back and collaborative environment

Overview of the Staff Accountant role:

  • Identifies and tracks projects from their inception into and thru the pre-development phase.
  • Prepares supporting documentation for construction loan closings to fund the project.
  • Prepare monthly bank draws for each construction project by receiving the monthly construction billings
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts
  • Keeps accounting books accurate by accruing expenses, assigning account numbers, requesting disbursements and reconciling accounts.
  • Prepares monthly job cost reports for CMs including updating project budgets as needed.
  • Prepares monthly financial reporting packages and delivers to management.
  • Prepares and analyses expenses against budget and prepares variance explanations.
  • Prepares special lender/investor schedules and ensures compliance with bank requirements.

Preferred Qualifications for the Staff Accountant:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting
  • 2+ Years of Construction or Property Accounting Experience

Staff Tax Accountant – North Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Our client is one of the premier oil & gas producing companies in the US. They have over 500 field locations and are located in over 13 states. Houston is their headquarters. The average tenure of this company is over 10 years! We are looking for someone with a great attitude! Someone who loves to be a team player is eager to learn and will do what it takes to get the job done!!!!!

Why work here?

  • Flexible working schedules
  • Good Work/Life balance
  • Low Turnover
  • Full benefits including 401k and medical, dental & vision
  • Half-Day Fridays!!!!

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare state and federal income tax returns for S corporations, partnerships, private foundations, benefits plans, trusts, and individuals using UltraTax CS software.
  • Prepare information returns, quarterly tax depletion/depreciation and income estimates, unaudited financial statements, and tax return workpapers using complex Excel spreadsheets.
  • Research various state and federal income and franchise tax issues, analyze capital expenditures for tangible/intangible characteristics and expense versus capitalization issues.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of BBA in Accounting with CPA or serious CPA candidate
  • Masters in Tax or Professional Accounting preferred
  • Minimum 2 to 4 years of experience with public accounting experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic tax accounting principles, partnership and S corporation taxation, state income/franchise tax required
  • Knowledge and experience in oil & gas independent producer tax is a plus.
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word, and tax return software (UltraTax CS is a plus)

Internal Audit Director – Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

CFS is assisting our client, a leader in the retail industry, on their search for an Internal Audit Director. This is a great role for someone with a mix of public accounting/industry experience and a very hands leadership style (ideal candidate will have come from a smaller Internal Audit team). This role provides stability, the chance to join a strong team with a passion for the business, and an operations team that strives to provide a one-of-a-kind catalogue of products and services. 

This role is open due to a recent departure of a long-tenured team member.. Travel will be required once COVID cases decline (up to 30%). Advancement (professional) within the team is limited, so candidates interested in using this opportunity as a springboard into the C-Suite need not apply. Candidates interested in being a part of a special team with leadership that genuinely cares about their employees may continue on reviewing job details and requirements below:


Education and/or Experience:

  • CPA is REQUIRED
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from four-year college or university, large accounting or consulting firm experience, previous lead role in internal audit in industry.
  • Thorough understanding of internal controls over financial reporting, COSO and SOX 404.
  • General understanding of SEC reporting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead and develop the Internal Audit staff as aligned with the standard.
  • Perform the necessary risk assessments of all field businesses in order to develop an annual Audit Plan for field operational audits.
  • Oversee and execute the Audit Plan for field operational audits.
  • Oversee and execute value-added consulting site visits in order to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness of field businesses with respect to Company policy & procedures.
  • Maintenance of an internal control monitoring system to support management’s assertions required by Section 404 of SOX.
  • Develop, manage and execute the documentation and testing of the Company’s internal controls over financial reporting
  • Work with department heads in the documentation required by Section 404 focusing on processes, risk assessments, and internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Identify control gaps and work with process owners to document and monitor remediation plans.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement changes to the Company’s financial processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Serve as liaison for internal and external auditors in connection with Section 404 engagement to ensure requests are fulfilled in a timely manner.
  • Prepare communications and status reports for senior management and the Audit Committee.
  • Keep abreast of new Sarbanes-Oxley and related developments and identify their potential impact on the Company.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate to all levels both at corporate and in the field.
  • Provide support, as needed, for ad hoc projects.
  • Travel requirement may be up to approximately 30%.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general knowledge of accounting software (Great Plains – eEnterprise a plus), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Hyperion.

Family Office Bookkeeper – Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

***35 Hour Work Week***** Remote for the time being******

APPLY HERE

Assist the Controller position reporting to Controller with an established and highly successful Family Office located in the Galleria Area of Houston.


Responsibilities:

  • Monthly Financial Statements-maintain monthly books and records for multiple entities with reconciliation schedules for Partnerships, Corporations, Trusts and Individuals using QuickBooks Enterprise.
  • Cash Management and Banking Relationships-Manage deposits and incoming transfers in an online banking environment, prepare monthly bank reconciliations and prepare and implement cash plans as needed.
  • Accounts Payable-managing invoices and investment requests received in the mail and by email. Setup of online payments and wire transfers for approval by Controller/CFO and Managing Director.
  • Payroll-manage bi-monthly payroll processing by outside payroll service including funding and reviewing payroll tax reports.
  • Manage office administrative tasks including mail, phone calls and email.
  • Expertise in Quickbooks and Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Teams and experience as a bookkeeper essential for this position

Production Accounting Clerk – Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Apply Here!

Summary:

  • Reconcile sales to purchaser / transporter statements
  • Production data entry into software & data uploads
  • Analyze well test, downtime, run tickets vs statements, daily gas entries vs statements and resolve any issues
  • Run, verify and analyze monthly allocations
  • Prepare State/Federal Regulatory Reports

Qualifications:

  • Experience should include a minimum of 2 years oil & gas production accounting.
  • Detailed oriented with high degree of accuracy.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook applications
  • Experience and ability in researching and reconciling discrepancies

Renewables Senior Financial Analyst – Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Responsibilities: 

  • Help define the financing strategy for projects;
  • Actively contribute to the early positioning, marketing, and bid submission for greenfield and M&A processes for renewables projects;
  • Assist with structure tax equity (including modeling parentship flip and sale-leaseback structures) and debt for financing greenfield projects;
  • Advise on equity strategies / and execute partial equity divestments – equity rotations
  • Actively contribute to and support growth and ambitions of in the renewables sector;
  • Build financial modeling for renewables projects to assess the projects’ economic Propose financial optimizations to increase projects’ profitability;
  • Maintain current internal financial models;
  • Work with all external advisors / and internal divisions of Company
  • Produce internal committee presentation (financial statements, economic, sensitivities) to senior management
  • Assist more senior members of the team on all other project finance-related tasks (due diligence, loan and membership interest purchase agreement documentation, );
  • Manage due diligence needs of investors
  • Regularly share experiences and knowledge with the team to continuously improve the quality of investment management and transactions completed;

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in finance or economics;
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in project finance / direct investment in the infrastructure/renewables sector;
  • Strong financial analysis and modeling skills. Deep understanding and comfort with cash flows, XIRR, XNPV calculations;
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills; able to communicate clearly, in both oral and written forms;
  • Capable of advancing multiple work streams simultaneously, autonomy
  • Fluency in English, experience working in a multi-cultural / multi-site environment

Senior Construction Project & AP Coordinator Opportunity – Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Senior Construction Project & AP Coordinator Opportunity

Creative Financial Staffing has recently partnered with a privately-held construction company headquartered in Houston, TX. Are you ready to join this incredible team?

About the Company and Construction Project & AP Coordinator Opportunity:

  • A family-owned organization that has continued to grow through three generations.
  • The company voted as one of the Best Places to Work in Houston for over a decade!
  • The accounting group alone added 9 new positions this past year through growth from acquisitions.

Perks of the Construction Project & AP Coordinator role?

  • Visible role & Direct Point of Contact for all projects under construction!
  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Laid-back and collaborative environment

Overview of the Construction Project & AP Coordinator role:• Maintains master vendor list verifying new vendors are properly authorized.

  • Obtain sub-contractor COI’s and W-9’s insuring compliance with company requirements.
  • Processes vendor invoices, credit card charges, and subcontractor bills in accounting software
  • Follow up with Project Manager to make sure all change orders are entered
  • Contact subcontractors for lien waivers as required and ensures proper lien releases are obtained from vendors before payment.
  • Tracks subcontractor’s licenses and insurance to insure both remain current.
  • Reconciles credit card statements and follows up with employees as needed.
  • Reconciles open payables to vendor statements.
  • Matches voucher portion of A/P checks with bills, obtain authorized signatures and files voucher portion in designated areas within the Accounting Department.
  • Performs maintenance of accounting record files including annual rotation and archiving of old records.

Preferred Qualifications for the Construction Project & AP Coordinator:

  • 4+ Years of Construction Accounting Experience
  • Proficiency with Sage 300/Timberline preferred
  • High School Diploma or Associates Degree

Administrative Assistant for Investment Management Firm – Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Creative Financial Staffing has partnered with an Investment Services Firm located in Houston, TX. They are looking to add an Administrative Assistant to join their team and will move quickly for the right candidate.

Perks of the Company and Administrative Assistant Opportunity:

  • Highly sought-after work/life balance
  • Diverse and team-oriented culture
  • Part time opportunity: Hours will be 11:30-3:30pm

Overview of the Administrative Assistant role:

  • Assist Office Administrator
  • Answer Phones
  • Organize files
  • Handle Spreadsheet Distributions to office managers
  • Run Errands to Post office etc.
  • Assist with Special Projects

Accountant – Houston – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Why take an Accountant role with this company?

  • Amazing office with great company culture!
  • The position is open due to a recent promotion!
  • Ability to work with upper management

Perks of the Accountant role:

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

What the Accountant will do…

  • Record weekly, monthly and quarterly transactions in the general ledger
  • Perform monthly close duties included but not limited to:
    • Reconciliations of cash, interest, dividends
    • Perform monthly reconciliations
    • Maintain accrued interest schedule for bonds
    • Import offline fund transactions and valuations
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly reports for Management Committee
  • Prepare quarterly Board reports
  • 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 annual budget
  • Maintain relations with custodians, request trades, and manage accounts
  • Assist with requesting and confirming buy and sell orders
  • Assist Accounting Manager with reporting and special requests as needed


What the Accountant will need……

  • BBA – Accounting
  • Two to Four years of accounting experience.
  • Uncompromised reputation for discretion, honesty and personal integrity.
  • Proficient in Excel and knowledge of Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to multi-task.

Senior Treasury Analyst – Woodlands – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Senior Treasury Analyst – Woodlands

  • CFS has successfully placed over 15 professionals in the last 2 years for this organization within their Accounting, Finance, Audit and Treasury teams.
  • This is a newly created role due to the company’s growth, both organic and through acquisition
  • They are seeking a Treasury Analyst who will report to the Director of Treasury and develop and execute a Treasury Workstation Implementation

Responsibilities

  • Maintains daily cash positioning processes and reports for multiple companies. Monitors and analyzes daily cash position to ensure commitments are met and optimizes short-term borrowing or investments
  • Pools cash from secondary accounts as needed
  • Initiates wires based on company policies; monitors ACH and check disbursements
  • Sets-up and maintains bank accounts and bank account signers, and the related database
  • Prepares all periodic liquidity position worksheets and reports
  • Prepares annual FBAR reports
  • Deposits checks received at Corporate
  • Monitors bank fees for banking and cash management services
  • Requests and delivers certificates of insurance to various stakeholders
  • Supports annual insurance program renewals, and ongoing administration of the programs
  • Responsible for initiating various Treasury related payments (debt, interest, misc. fees)
  • Investigates and resolves banking related issues
  • Provides support for cash funding and repatriation for international subsidiaries
  • Uses various internet banking platforms
  • Coordinates responses to audit and internal control inquiries. Monitors cash management activities to ensure compliance with controls
  • Assists with maintaining banking records and legal documentation including SOX and FBAR-related documentation
  • Oversees cash forecasting process and publishes weekly rolling cash forecast report
  • Prepares and distributes various treasury reports, including debt reports, and interest/fee accrual reports for Company credit facilities
  • Monitors debt and works with the Vice President & Treasurer to prepare rollover and repayment notices
  • Assists employees, vendors, clients, or customers by answering questions related to bank accounts, procedures, and services. Coordinates all documentation for new/updated bank accounts and services
  • Cross-trains and serves as back-up for Senior FX Analyst

Requirements:

  • At least 5-7 years of relevant treasury experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field of study
  • Familiarity with enterprise resource management software (i.e. Oracle, SAP)
  • Experience working with treasury management systems
  • Certified Treasury Professional certification
  • Good PC skills and proficient using complete Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Good working knowledge of online banking platforms