Sr. Accountant in Coppell, TX at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary:

This position reports to the Fixed Assets Manager and is responsible for Lease accounting, monthly close duties, balance sheet and P&L analysis, account reconciliations, audit support and other projects as assigned.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the implementation of new FASB leasing standards (e.g. ASC 842).
  • Determine classification of facilities and equipment leases (capital vs. operating).
  • Analyze and reconcile lease-related balance sheet accounts.
  • Review various contracts/agreements for determine of inputs needed to complete amortization schedules and other related worksheet calculations.
  • Execute established system of procedures and internal controls to accurately record the acquisition, changes, and disposition of Client’s fixed assets.
  • Analyze General Ledger accounts, reports, financials statements and assist in month-end close work.
  • Communicate effectively with internal customers and internal/external auditors to answer questions and provide guidance related to fixed assets.
  • Assist with both internal and external audit including performing some self-testing on fixed asset related transactions.
  • Prepare/Assist in completing account reconciliations on a monthly basis by deadline.
  • Coordinate with the off shore Shared Services Team for accounting, reporting, and financial close matters.
  • Assist with special projects on as needed basis.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • 5 years experience in the accounting field.
  • Intermediate proficiency level in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with an ERP system like PeopleSoft and Oracle.
  • Experience in a publicly traded company.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA certified or Master’s degree in accounting a plus.
  • Oracle Financials.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledgeable of the accepted accounting principles (FASB & GAAP).

Professional Skills:

  • Experience with financial statement preparation for a multi-entity organization, month-end, journal entries, and experience in lease accounting and financial statement analysis.
  • Exposure to budgeting and account reconciliations. Experience working with a fully integrated accounting system preferred.
  • Experience engaging in process improvement initiatives.
  • Experience improving the company’s internal controls.
  • Experience with GL operations and reporting chart of accounts, account reconciliation and analysis and internal financial reporting.
  • Experience with Shared Services / off shore model.