Junior Accountant

Recruiter
Huntsman
Location
Houston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
21 Apr 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Job Description:

We are currently looking for a dynamic individual as a Junior Accountant for our Accounting Shared Services organization at our Corporate Headquarters located in The Woodlands, Texas.

As a Junior Accountant, you will report to the Accounting Shared Services Manager Inventory & Costing, and will be responsible for providing accurate, timely and compliant financial results within the published time table. This role is required to assist with the collection of financial data accurately and efficiently in order to help prepare month end account reconciliations primarily for Accounts Payable / Goods Received Not Invoiced (GRNI) accounts. This incumbent will perform a range of routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports. Excellent communication skills are essential to be successful in the role. The incumbent should have a knowledge base of US GAAP.

What will be expected of you?
  • Assist with the preparation of month end account reconciliations, primarily Accounts Payable/Goods Received Not Invoiced (GRNI). The incumbent will work closely with the Source to Pay, Purchasing and plant personnel to resolve aged items in the accounts being reconciled. Additionally, the incumbent will have regular follow–up with vendors as needed for outstanding invoices and credit notes related to aged items
  • Participate in month end closing activities and work with other Accountants to complete all related tasks assigned within the required timeline and completes simple and complex calculations and assists with trail balances
  • Assist with requests by Internal and External auditors as needed
  • Responsible for ensuring the accounts are compliant with US GAAP and SOX procedures and documentation
What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?
  • Demonstrated success in the above key accountabilities and responsibilities
  • A minimum of an Associate's Degree in Accounting with 1 –2 years accounting experience
  • SAP FI/CO Module experience preferred
  • Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job
  • Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function
  • Strong ability to prepare well–documented account reconciliations
  • Proficient with MS Excel
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong team player and able to work well with others
What can we offer you?

Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. We are a global specialty chemical company with locations in 30 countries around the world, employing over 10,000 associates. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service–and the list goes on. The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation and will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, vision and dental, basic life insurance, AD&D insurance, and 401k. Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.

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