Corporate Accounting Manager – Galleria – EMAIL:

The corporate accounting manager will effectively manage all general accounting activities for multiple corporate controlled entities under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  The Corporate Accounting Manager is responsible for managing the month-end close process and supervising the corporate accounting staff to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis.  The position will report to the Assistant Controller and be called on to interact with executive management as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain policies, procedures and internal controls required to ensure financial statements of corporate companies are prepared timely and in accordance with GAAP.
  • Maintain procedures to ensure expenditures made by corporate departments are identified and properly accrued each month
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls
  • Complete monthly variance analysis of financial statements for all corporate companies
  • Complete monthly departmental analysis reports comparing actual to budget and prior year actuals
  • Supervise month-end close and financial statement preparation process
  • Supervision of accounts payable
  • Evaluate processes and procedures for improvement and develop recommendations for improvements
  • Ensure timely reconciliations to supporting ledgers or documentation of all GL account balances
  • Ensure all bank account balances are properly reconciled on a monthly basis
  • Ensure information required for entries to be made by subsidiaries is accurate and is provided timely
  • Identify profit improvement or cost reduction opportunities at corporate
  • Respond to inquiries made by independent auditors and or Business Compliance department
  • Provide team assessments to executive management
  • Develop relationships with all corporate departments and be responsive to their needs
  • Supervise and review reconciliations for multiple subsidiary accounts to ensure accurate reporting of consolidated financials
  • Manage annual budgeting process for corporate departments and corporate companies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting; CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • 5+ years experience, including audit, supervisory and management experience
  • Strong understanding & ability to interpret and apply GAAP
  • Hyperion experience a plus
  • Public company experience a plus
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain productive working relationships with other employees outside of the department
  • Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment
  • Consolidation experience a plus
  • Strong skills in use of complex Excel spreadsheets

Diane Delgado LeMaire| Area Director, Executive Search & Branch Manager | Creative Financial Staffing, a division of Fitts, Roberts CPA Firm | 5718 Westheimer Suite 800 | Houston, TX 77057 | 713-490-6003 ||

SEC Reporting Manager – West Houston –

Manager – Financial Reporting

A Fortune 500 company with over $6.0 billion in annual revenues.

Manager of Financial Reporting. The position reports to the Corporate Controller, and is the direct supervisor of the Associate Manager of Financial Reporting.

Description of Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position primarily include:

Ownership and management of the process to prepare quarterly 1934 Act filings (e.g., Form 10-K and 10-Q) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC);

Creation and maintenance of XBRL documents to be filed with the SEC and related tagging;

Ownership and management of the process to prepare financial statements and other schedules, included in its quarterly earnings release and filed on Form 8-K with the SEC;

Coordination and preparation of various portions of investor presentations;

Interpretation, communication and implementation of new accounting and reporting standards and, as required, drafting response letters to the appropriate authority;

Preparation of monthly financial statements for one of corporate entities, including the preparation or review of various analytical procedures, reconciliations and periodic journal entries (e.g., stock-based compensation, shares outstanding and interest rate swap valuations);

Assistance in the coordination of the 401(K) plan audit and filing of Form 11-K with the SEC;

Preparation of statutory financial statements related to various foreign subsidiaries;

Involvement, as necessary, in any 1933 Act filings (e.g., Forms S-1, S-3 and S-8);

Drafting letters of response to SEC comments on filings, as required;

Coordination with external and internal auditors with regards to review and audit procedures; and

Census and other governmental reporting requirements.

Desired Qualifications

The candidate must be:

A team-first oriented employee;

Detail oriented, with a keen attention to quality control;

Process oriented, with an emphasis on internal controls;

An effective communicator, including the use of both verbal and written forms of communication, able to interact with various groups within the organization (i.e., Tax, Legal, Treasury, Investor Relations, etc.); and

Willing and able to work the necessary hours to accomplish all responsibilities, especially during month- and quarter-end close process, within a specific, defined timeline.

The candidate should have, at a minimum:

A Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, or a Finance degree with an accounting emphasis;

Certification as a public accountant;

Seven to ten years of relevant experience in accounting at a large, multi-location corporation and/or public accounting firm;

Experience with both internal and external financial reporting, including filing of SEC documents;

A firm understanding of accounting principles;

Experience effectively managing and developing staff-level accountants;

Proficiency handling multiple, simultaneous projects;

An intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Microsoft software products, particularly Excel and v-lookups, as well as a general ledger software package; and

A working knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management and other Hyperion software products.