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Senior Accountant

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1180885

Location Houston, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Financial & Accounting

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 21, 2022

Our client, a major Oil and Gas company, is looking for a Senior Accountant to work on a 12-month contract in Houston, TX.


  • Exercises accounting control over a group of accounts within a given specialized area.
  • Develops financial reports for financial analysis, trending and results analysis.
  • Interprets financial transactions and events for users who must make economic or business decisions.
  • Records, classifies and summarizes financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Applies a working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; verifies documents for completeness and compliance with government and private agencies.
  • Participates in the monthly, quarterly and annual closing process.
  • Prepares and processes journal entries with appropriate supporting documentation.
  • Prepares various balance sheet reconciliations with appropriate supporting documentation.
  • Analyzes and reports general ledger account fluctuations.
  • Works with controllers to ensure appropriate corporate accounting structure and intercompany reporting best practices are in place.
  • Reconciles sub-ledgers to the general ledger and resolves differences.
  • Uses various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and or format data and/or reports.
  • Performs ERP testing and recommends solutions
  • Knows the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Researches issues, discrepancies and resolves problems as well as recommend solutions or elevate to manager for discussion and resolution.
  • Analyzes project costs, revenues and gross margin.
  • Assists segment controller researching and reviewing project billing and AR aging.
  • Interact with external and internal auditors on various audit requirements of the group.
  • Ensures compliance with accounting standards and internal controls.

Skills & Experience:

  • Expert in Excel
  • 5 years as Accountant for similar business
  • BS in Accounting or Equivalent
  • Able to prepare financial reports to be submitted to Management
  • Able to review other work
  • Detail oriented

Preferred Qualification:

  • Oracle Experience

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