Accounting Manager (Long term temp role no end date) HOUSTON,TEXAS

Job Description
Maintain accurate and complete accounting records for the assigned departments in compliance with accepted policies and procedures:
oReview and post disbursements
oReview cash applications to customer receivables
oReview and prepare journal entries
oMonitor accurate inputs of trade transactions
oPerform financial statement analysis and account reconciliation
oReview maintenance of fixed asset records
oReview the balance confirmation process
oMaintain adequate accounting documentation and record retention
•Execute accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close activities for the assigned departments:
oManage month end close processes
oPrepare and review closing journal entries and supporting schedules
oPrepare financial reports and analyses, such as intercompany balance reconciliations, fluctuation analysis, overdue account receivable/payable, inventory reconciliation and other quarterly reporting forms
•Serve as a primary contact for the assigned departments and provide consultation, facilitation and support on accounting, financial statement audit and internal control matters:
oProvide ongoing accounting support and guidance. Provide information regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
oResearch accounting principles and practices, as accounting issues arise, and document the conclusion reached.
oRespond to audit and internal controls requests to ensure requested information is submitted on a timely basis.
oCoordinate and communicate with other corporate functions to research and respond to accounting related inquiries.
•Supervise the work of accounting staff:
oEffectively delegate tasks to staff, hold them accountable for completing tasks timely and efficiently with appropriate supervision.
oEstablish frequent communication and reporting with a direct report to monitor activities, the overall progress and productivity.
oReview performance of a direct report, advise on the progress and conduct the performance evaluation as a first reviewer.
•Support workflow process improvement and development of the team:
oProvide training, coaching and guidance to junior team members to expand the overall capacities of the team and encourage growth.
oGuide junior team members in documenting and updating accounting procedures and workflow.
•Timely and proactively report issues and consult with the department management.

Competencies
Knowledge and Skills
•Required:
oOver 10 years of relevant experience in the financial accounting field
oCompetence in applying, researching and documenting adherence to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) and generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP)
oProficient in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills and experience with major ERP systems
oAbility to prioritize and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner
oAbility to work effectively within a team
oSolid organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy
•Preferred:
oPublic accounting experience is preferred.
oSAP experience is beneficial.
Relevant Experience and Education
•Education/Training:
oBachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required.
•Licenses or certifications required, if any:
oCPA license or certification is preferred.