Senior Accountant

Finance/Accounting, Houston, Texas, USA

Job Description

This position is responsible for accounting regarding inventory, cost of good cold and fixed assets and provides support for use tax filings and payable function.

 Heavy involvement in the month end cost closing process
 Maintains fix assets record and assists capital project management
 Prepares and reviews monthly account reconciliations
 Assists with monthly/quarterly use tax filings, internal information requests and external auditor inquiries
 Participates in special projects as needed

Education Requirement

 College degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related area required
 CPA or equivalent experience preferred

Experience Requirement

 Minimum 4-5 years’ experience in company accounting with experience in cost accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, financial compliance, tax accounting and/or auditing
 Experience with petroleum, petrochemical, chemical and related industries preferred, international business experience helpful
 Good understanding of U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards
 Excellent computer skills, including ability to easily use MS WORD and EXCEL
 In-depth understanding of financial reporting and financial management concepts
 Proven ability to operate under stressful situations (i.e., multiple deadlines, multiple customers, and different conditions and formats of data)
 Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial modules of an SAP system; proven analytical skills