Revenue & Production Accounting Director – Houston,

Responsible for all aspects and supervision of the Revenue Accounting and Production Accounting Departments. 

  • Serves in consultative and collaborative roles with the Joint Interest Accounting and Accounts Payable Accounting Departments to ensure all facets of operational accounting are coordinated and functioning effectively.
  • Serves as a key advisor to the CAO, CFO, General Counsel and other company personnel on all aspects of Operational Accounting and reporting matters.
  • Establish and maintain written policies and procedures as well as monitoring for compliance, and recommend and implement improvements required to improve internal control and meet evolving business needs.
  • Responsible for final review and approval of documents, projects, and processes that are generated within the area of responsibility.
  • Reviews and monitors interactions with other departments and with outside parties.
  • Key member of the asset integration team by assisting in the accounting due diligence and integration/dissolution of oil and gas property asset acquisition and divestiture transactions as well as responsible for post-closing accounting settlements.
  • Recruits, directs, coaches, evaluates, corrects and mentors staff to ensure appropriate organizational development, succession planning, and performance management within the Revenue and Production Accounting Departments.
  • Serves as the Audit Compliance Officer to facilitate accurate and complete information gathering, and assist in responses to all federal and state royalty and severance tax compliance reviews and audits.
  • Key accounting team member that interfaces with IT and other departments to update, develop and implement effective operational accounting and reporting systems including the integration of departmental systems (e.g., Marketing/Land/Production/Regions) and sub-systems.


  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or related field of study required.
  • MBA or graduate degree in Accounting is a plus.
  • CPA certification preferred.
  • 15+ years of progressively responsible experience in all aspects of operational accounting (i.e., revenue, production, joint interests and accounts payable accounting) in the upstream E&P industry.
  • 5+ years related managerial/supervisory experience with demonstrated organizational leadership capabilities while providing advanced technical knowledge of operational accounting practices for a variety of highly complex assignments while successfully working with and advising senior management and various other departments (e.g., Production, Marketing, Land, Legal, AP, Revenue, Corporate Accounting, Region/field personnel) as well as third parties.
  • In-depth knowledge and demonstrated the ability to successfully work with federal and state agencies to comply with applicable rules and respond to royalty and severance tax compliance reviews and audits.


Healthcare Collections & Billing Manager –

Healthcare Collections & Billing Manager –


Supervises billing and collection staff and oversees the day-to-day operations of billing and collection departments.
  • Supervises billing and collection staff and expedites the day-to-day operations of both departments.
  • Continuously evaluates workflows for billing and collection departments. Recommends and initiates improvements as identified.
  • Develops and maintains policy and procedure documents for billing and collection functions.
  • Works with operations to collaborate on business policies, procedure, objectives, and problem solving.
  • Monitors, documents, and provides feedback to staff on performance and contribution. Administer performance plan and/or disciplinary action as needed.
  • Motivates staff to perform at optimum levels and creates a positive and productive work environment.
  • Ensures practices are in compliance with HIPAA and all other regulatory rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for staffing processes to include recruiting, interviewing, hiring, new employee orientation, and training for billing and collection departments.
  • Prepares, analyzes and interprets daily, weekly, and monthly billing reports for management use. Makes recommendations for group performance improvements based on information from reports.
  • Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Undergraduate degree preferred but will substitute experience in lieu of degree.
  • Required: Two or more years of accounts receivable leadership experience in healthcare industry.

Financial Reporting Manager –

Our client is a global oilfield products company that has had tremendous growth over the past 5 years through acquisition and organically. They are seeking a Financial Reporting Manager (SEC) for their corporate headquarters on the west side of Houston, TX (Memorial City area).

The Financial Reporting Manager will have high exposure to the C-suite, with an office just 2 doors down from the CFO and 3 doors down from the CEO. Unlike most Financial Reporting Manager roles, this position will be flexible with overtime, allowing you to work from home in the evenings. The Financial Reporting Manager will run all SEC Reporting, Internal Management Reporting, Corporate Accounting & Equity Accounting for the company while overseeing 2 direct reports.

Job Description:

  • Oversee the preparation and timely submission of SEC filings including the 10-Qs and 10-K, and other miscellaneous filings
  • Draft and review quarterly and annual financial statements, including balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flow, statement of stockholders’ equity, footnote disclosures
  • Draft management discussion and analysis section of SEC filings, including variances analysis on operating results and cash flow activities
  • Prepare initial draft of earnings releases
  • Prepare initial draft of financial data used during the earnings calls with external analysts
  • Work with external auditors to meet requests and questions on the SEC reporting
  • Aid in writing responses to SEC comment letters
  • Manage the preparation of internal management reporting and understanding variances to budget and prior periods
  • Aid in the accounting for and maintaining the ledger of equity transactions
  • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance
  • Assist in accounting research related to new and existing accounting pronouncements on an as needed basis
  • Fulfill ad hoc requests from management
  • Update and maintain documentation with respect to internal controls over financial reporting (Sarbanes Oxley)
  • Coordinate the information gathering process involving interactions with finance personnel across the organization

    Required Skills:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Big 4 or large public accounting firm experience
  • SEC reporting experience
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, FASB and SEC requirements
  • Workiva experience and XBRL knowledge is a plus
  • Hyperion product experience (HFM, FDM) is a plus
  • Webfilings experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Excellent teamwork skills with proven ability to work effectively in a variety of situations
  • Excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills
  • Highly detail oriented with exceptional follow-up and sense of urgency

May 2013 List of Accounting & Finance Openings – EMAIL:

• Staff Auditor – Galleria – to 55k – 40% travel
• Financial Analyst – North – Oil and Gas – to 70k (must have Big 4 exp)
• Sr Corporate Accountant – Galleria – Oil and Gas – to 83k (must have Big 4 exp)
• International Tax Manager – Galleria – Oil and Gas – to 120k
• SOX Manager – Galleria – to 90k
• SEC Director – West – to 135K
• Accounting Manager – West – to 100k
• AP Supervisor – West – to 60k – must have degree
• Controller – Northwest – to 115K
• Tax Accountant – Oil and Gas – CPA a must – to 75k
• Senior Accountant – West – Consolidations – 60K (20% bonus)
• Financial Reporting Manager – Westchase – consolidations, GAAP – to 80k
• Staff Accountant – North – payroll, quickbooks, financials – 55K plus other perks
• CFO – **Relo to South Texas** – email me at for more
• Revenue Accountant/MMS Specialist – Downtown
• Payroll Manager – Ultipro – West – to 75k
• SEC Supervisor – West – to 85k
• Senior Accountant – Manufacturing – Downtown – 80k
• Controller – Non-Profit – to 90k
• IT Auditor – Northeast – to 90k
• Payroll Supervisor – SAP In-house – westchase – to 80k
• Auditor – Downtown – 55k
• Treasury Analyst – 70k – Downtown
• Senior Tax – State Income – Downtown

Current Openings September 2012

  • Revenue Accounting Supervisor – Downtown – Oil and Gas – 110K – offshore experience
  • Revenue Accountant (Senior) – Downtown – Oil and Gas – 80K – offshore experience
  • Internal Audit Director – Galleria – 125K+ – need to have presented to Board before
  • Staff Internal Auditor – Galleria – Oil and Gas – 55-60K(ish) – 20% travel (international)
  • Staff Internal Auditor (x2)- Reliant area – 55-60K – 5% travel (domestic)
  • Senior Auditor – Galleria – Manufacturing – 75K – 50% travel (domestic)
  • Healthcare Analyst – Greenway Plaza – Healthcare – 90K – pharmacy experience?
  • Implementation Manager – Greenway Plaza – Healthcare – 90-120K – need project Mgt experience
  • Sr Accountant/Jr Manager – Downtown – Oil and Gas – 95-110K – consolidations, large co experience
  • Gas Plant Accountant – Downtown – 75K – does acct for plant, creates invoices for gas
  • Staff Accountant (x2) – Katy – to 53K – MUST have Accounting Degree
  • Lease Accounting Manager – West – 100K – mix of fixed assets, systems and lease experience
  • Director of Accounting – West – 125K
  • Controller – Southwest – Manufacturing – 110-135K – MUST have standard costing and manu experience
  • Auditor – West – Oil and Gas – 100-110K – Need Oil and Gas experience, JV audits, SOX, E&P
  • Sales Analyst – Greenway Plaza – Healthcare – 50K – 1 year analysis experience, data-mining
  • AP Manager – Downtown – Oil and Gas – 60-70K – Must be degreed, need O&G or oilfield svcs experience
  • Assistant Controller – Construction – West – to 100K – need homebuilding experience
  • Senior Auditor – Downtown – Oil and Gas – 90K – 8-10 yrs, 20% travel
  • Gas Plant Accountant – West – Oil and Gas – 90K
  • Tax Director – West – Consumer Goods – to 140K – Federal and State


Credit & Collections Manager – Southeast Houston –

Specific Duties:

  • Maintain Compliance with the Company’s Credit Policy and SOX
  •  Manages daily Cash Collection & Application
  • Prepares monthly allowance for bad debts and write-off recommendation
  • Assists with the preparation & follow up of Letters of Credit
  • Maintains the customer master file.
  • Assists with the Various Audits requirements (Sales Tax, Bank, Internal (including Self-Monitoring) & external Audits.)

Direct Reports: 4

Experience: 5+ years

  • Letters of credit, UCC Filings, Joint checks etc…
  • Under Graduate Degree in Finance, Accounting, and/or Economics’


  • Customer Friendly, Energetic team player, willing to jump in where needed, with good attention to detail.

Over 30 Accounting & Finance openings in Houston! Permanent and Contract!

Below is a partial list of our local searches:

Local Searches
  • Auditor – West Houston – Less than 15% travel, Oil & Gas, 65 to 75K
  • Auditor – Central – 50% travel – Oil & Gas, 65 to 75K
  • Joint Interest Auditor – 25% travel – Oil & Gas (Fortune 200), 60 to 100K
  • Auditor – Downtown – 50% Travel – Manufacturing – 75 to 85K
  • Tax Manager, Federal & State, FAS 109 – 120 to 155K 
  • Senior Tax Accountant – Galleria – 50 to 80K (Federal & State)
  • Senior Banking Auditor – Galleria – 65 to 80K
  • IFRS Analyst – DT – E&P, 65 to 95K
  • Accounting  Manager (CPA, Spanish, Oracle) – Sugar Land – 100 to 120K 
  • Inventory Accounting Manger – West – 85 to 95K
  • SEC Accountant – Greenway – 55 to 70K
  • Payroll Accountant – Southeast – 60 to 75K
  • Senior Auditor (Rotational Role) 50% Travel – Fortune 500 – 60 to 85K
  • Financial Analyst (2), The Woodlands
  • Senior Accountant, The Woodlands, Big4 background
  • AP Manager, The Woodlands
  • Mid Office Analyst, 60 to 100K – Trader Track!
  • Project Analyst, North Houston, 65 to 75K
  • Cost Accountant, North Houston, 65 to 75K
  • Sr. GL Accountant (Manufacturing), Northwest Houston, 65 to 70K
  • Senior Cost Analyst, Northwest Houston, 65 to 75K
  • Bilingual Spanish Accountant, West Houston, 65 to 75K
  • Six Sigma / Financial Analyst, Northwest Houston, 65 to 80K
  • JIB Supervisor and Lead, Northwest Houston, 65 to 95K
  • Junior Accountant (Associates Degree) 40K
  • Corporate Recruiter, 50 to 55K, Northwest Houston
  • Tax Accountant, CPA Firm, NO OVERTIME, Greenway Plaza

  • 6 Tax Contractors needed for fall deadlines
  • 20 Internal / External Auditors needed for various projects
  • Property Accountant ( 60 day project)
  • Valuation Analyst (temp to hire)
  • Payroll Tax (temp to hire)
  • AP Specialists (The Woodlands)
  • SAP Reconciliation Project
  • Financial Analyst (Excel & Quickbooks) (temp to hire)


Diane Delgado LeMaire | Senior Managing Director, Accounting & Finance Recruiting | Creative Financial Staffing, a division of Fitts, Roberts CPA Firm | 5718 Westheimer Suite 800 | Houston, TX 77057 | 713-260-5238 || Blog| Twitter| LinkedIn

Tax, Tax, Tax – Houston, Texas – Senior, Supervisor, Manager Roles!!!

Our client, a regional CPA Firm, is looking for tax talent!!!!! This firm has less than 20 individual and  5 S-Corp Returns. Do you love corporate tax (Federal, State & Partnership Returns – Oil & Gas, Manufacturing & Distribution). This could be the place for you!!!!!
Tax Senior Staff
The Senior Tax Staff works independently and has direct client contact.
Essential duties include:
  • Demonstrates a senior level of technical knowledge in tax matters and related issues
  • Possesses the experience and judgment needed to make decisions in the day-to-day performance of an engagement
  • Demonstrates high level of teamwork with other team members
  • Establishes rapport with client contacts. Performs technical work on complex returns
  • Consults with Supervisor to advise clients about improvements to their systems and procedures
Education and Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a Master’s degree with an emphasis in accounting. CPA certification preferred or must be actively pursuing CPA certification by sitting for all scheduled exams. Two to three years of professional level tax experience in public accounting.

Tax Supervisor
The Tax Supervisor has demonstrated technical proficiency in tax matters and the ability to plan and supervise entire engagements.
Essential duties include:
  • Plans and supervises all components of tax engagements of varying complexities
  • Defines complex tax issues, including establishing the facts of the matter, performs or supervises related research and provides conclusions and recommendations based on the needs of the client
  • Mentors team members and writes performance evaluations
  • Develops client relationships as work is performed
  • Learns/understands the client’s business and related issues
  • Chooses practice specialty by industry or other area of focus, as supported by Firm policies
  • Develops prospective client and other professional contacts and relationships beneficial to the Firm
  • Recognizes the need to provide additional services to existing clients by teaming with the other practice areas of the Firm available from other departments
Education and Experience Required: A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a Master’s degree with an emphasis in accounting or an MBA is required. CPA certification is preferred, or must be actively pursuing CPA certification by sitting for all scheduled exams. Four to five years of related experience, preferably in public accounting, with demonstrated progression in complexity of tax engagements and demonstrated leadership abilities.

Tax Manager
The Tax Manager is a CPA with more than seven years of experience, including two years’ experience as a Tax Supervisor. The Manager has responsibility for management of multiple engagements and serves as the primary contact with the client.
The Tax Manager:
  • Supervises and verifies the technical research for multiple complete tax engagements
  • Serves as the primary contact with the client during the engagement; responsible for ensuring quality of work performed and satisfaction of client
  • Reviews the preparation of individual, corporate, partnership, fiduciary and non-profit tax returns
  • Recruits, trains, mentors, motivates and evaluates team members
  • Deepens professional development in an industry and/or other specialty area, as supported by Firm policy
  • Actively participates in the Firm’s marketing program, member of sales team, prepares presentations to prospective clients
  • Actively builds and manages professional contacts through membership in professional and community organizations
  • Works with clients to deepen/strengthen relationship with the entire Firm. Actively seeks opportunities to provide additional services as dictated by the needs of the client
  • Takes an active role in AICPA activities and serves as an instructor in the Firm’s in-house CPE Program
  • Has knowledge of the Firm’s abilities and products and has the ability to provide solutions to clients based on the Firm’s resources
Education and Experience Required: A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a Master’s degree with an emphasis in accounting or an MBA is required. CPA certification is also required. Seven to ten years of related experience, preferably in public accounting, with demonstrated progression in complexity of tax engagements and demonstrated leadership abilities.

Manufacturing Accounting Supervisor – West Houston – 75K

Our client, a leading manufacturing & wholesale distribution company, is looking to add an Accounting Supervisor to their team. This person will lead a team of ten throughout the US. We are looking for candidates with over 5 years of accounting experience with a manufacturing company.





  • Manages the preparation of financial monthly closings for all locations    
  • Supports the Accounting Manager on financial aspects       
  • Supports the effective application of the credit policies                    
  • Prepares the financial analysis of the aging report                
  • Forecasting and budgeting support               
  • Perform profitability analysis                
  • Perform analysis of variances (actual costs versus forecast)                                                         
  • Adheres to company and department policies, procedures, and standards            



  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • 5 years or more of Accounting background
  • Must have supervisory experience
  • Must have knowledge of US GAAP
  • Knowledge of budgeting and forecasting techniques as well as proficiency with financial statement analysis and projection
  • Must have experience with Profit & Losses and Balance Sheet Statements
  • SAP preferred

Please email your resume to:

International Finance Manager, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


International Finance Manager

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer, VP Finance



The International Finance Manager will be responsible for managing all financial and related administrative activities related to company’s businesses outside the USA. Areas of responsibility include treasury, accounting, finance, financial reporting, bonding, banking, insurance and tax. Approximately 50% international travel is anticipated.


Treasury Management

1. In cooperation with senior management, determine appropriate levels and sources of financing / bonding / liquidity. 2. Develop, manage and provide accounting support for the Company’s F/X operations, currency hedging, cash management and other related functions. 3. Maintain strong relationships with the Company’s financial institutions, surety providers and other related firms. 4. Develop a timely and accurate process of monitoring cash flow to ensure a high level of internal control and maximize return on cash assets. 5. In conjunction with senior management, develop credit policies and ensure the proper execution of these policies throughout the Company. Ensure that receivables are collected as quickly as possible to minimize working capital needs. 6. Supervise and oversee outside attorneys as required.

Accounting / Financial Reporting

1. Create, coordinate and continually evaluate/upgrade the financial programs and supporting information systems of the Company. 2. Oversee International implementation of a new global IT system. 3. Monitor compliance to company intercompany pricing policies and adapt as necessary. 4. Prepare timely and accurate financial reports, special analyses and information reports. 5. Generate creative cost saving ideas and work with other managers to develop cost studies, management metrics and other information they can use to drive revenue and profitability, increase efficiency and improve the performance of their personnel. 6. As a member of the management team, develop business plans and forecasts to estimate the future impact of business decisions and changing market conditions. 7. Supervise the development of department budgets which consolidate into an overall corporate budget and become part of the corporate business plan. 8. Develop and monitor capital expenditure budgets considering project cost, financing costs, cash flow and return on investment. 9. Establish accounting policies and ensure records are maintained in accordance with GAAP. 10. Work with independent auditors in the preparation of the Company’s annual financial statements. 11. Supply all reporting required by any debt agreements and ensure compliance with all covenants. 12. Develop and maintain an internal control structure which ensures the integrity of the Company’s information, especially in the areas of revenue and profit recognition, cash management, financial reporting, tax compliance, etc. 13. Supply all reporting required in the debt agreements and insure compliance of all debt covenants.

Insurance / Tax

1. Along with outside advisors, develop and coordinate tax planning strategies to minimize tax liabilities on a worldwide basis. 2. In conjunction with outside advisors, ensure that the Company is in compliance with all income tax regulations including those related to intercompany pricing. 3. Review and adopt corporate insurance coverage to ensure that Company has the appropriate levels of insurance at the lowest cost. 4. Review and implement employee benefit plans that provide competitive coverage at the lowest cost.

Human Resources

1. Manage international departmental personnel to make best use of their skills; select employees wisely and develop their capabilities; administer discipline fairly; and handle human resource matters in accordance with Company policies in order to drive individual and group performance. 2. Foster Company’s culture by fully supporting its brand identity, company values and high expectations. 3. Champion, organize and monitor clear channels of communication and coordination between functional counterparts throughout the Company (i.e., across entities and between personnel in sales, estimating, marketing, project management, engineering, finance, purchasing, operations and quality.)


Education – A Masters of Business Administration and/or a Bachelor of Science in Accounting .

Experience – Recent experience in Construction or Engineering Industry is a requirement for out of state candidates. – 10+ years of progressively challenging experience in an international accounting/finance environment. – Demonstrated successful financial management experience. –

Experience in Project Type businesses

International Finance Manager, Wisconsin – 150K

~career path to CFO within 5 years due to retirement

~50% international travel, primarily Europe and Asia

~manage all financial and administrative activities outside of US including treasury, reporting, bonding, tax, banking, etc


~at least 5 years of international experience (10 years desired), specifically dealing with foreign currency

~cost of completion or project type business experience desired

~proven project mgmt and negotiation skills

~history of advancement and career development

~cross functional exposure with board of directors, legal, shareholders, operations, etc

Revenue Accounting Mgr. – Houston, TX. 110 to 120K plus 30 to 60% bonus potential!!!!!!!


Our client is going through some major changes and looking for great leadership potential. They are currently hiring a Manager of Revenue Accounting. This person will get to hire their own team of Revenue Accountants. The company is converting to SAP, so that experience along with oil & gas experience is required.  The company is  an independent natural gas and oil company. The position is located in Houston, Texas and the individual in this role will report to the Director of Oil & Gas Accounting.  Some other requirements include a minimum of eight years of experience. 

Please email me at with any questions. This is an amazing company!!!!