Location: Houston, TX

Post Date: June 6

Employment Type: FA Direct Hire

Reference Code: #6299

Job Description

Lead Accountant, Houston, TX

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Role will be rotational - move to any other area after 18 months (corporate accounting, reporting, FP&A, internal audit, and possibly operations)
  • Get to know the company, visible role, work with other departments
  • Will not be banging out debits/credits all day
  • High exposure to top-level accounting issues - revenue recognition, how contracts need to be structured/booked
  • Similar to an audit role but more hands-on with accounting, not just checking boxes
  • Lots of complexity/challenging work
  • This role will assist in identifying missed billings and help increase revenues - great resume builder!
  • Encouraged to sit for CPA
  • Some OT but overall good work/life balance and no travel requirements

DUTIES

  • Interface with Contract Services Group, field office leadership, and executive leadership
  • Interpret complex contracts and ensure accurate documentation into system
  • Apply ASC 606 accounting standards to new contracts and agreements for multiple streams of revenue
  • Perform monthly revenue close, including accruals, deferrals, and account reconciliations
  • Coach and mentor staff accountants through their duties and responsibilities

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, Master's degree preferred
  • CPA required
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Accounting or Finance, at least 1 year working with revenue recognition preferred
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with ASC 606 accounting standard and Sarbanes-Oxley is a plus

Please submit resume above or contact Jeff Wooldridge at 713.357.9598 or jwooldridge@talancegroup.com