Staff Accountant

Recruiter
Wood
Location
Houston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Staff Accountant for our Houston, Texas office to support the Corporate Management team in ensuring completeness and accuracy of Company's financial accounts and driving the development and implementation of best practices for the General Ledger, Fixed Assets, and Intercompany responsibilities.

  • Ensure that all accounting entries are prepared accurately and in line with corporate deadlines
  • Month end close, including analytical review, in a timely and effective manner for Oracle trial balances
  • Preparing balance sheet reconciliations and determining action plans to resolve reconciling differences, clearing of conversion balances, etc.
  • Identifying and helping to resolve intercompany payable and receivable outages
  • Researching/analyzing inconsistencies in treatment and areas of improvement to determine and implement best practices across the organizations
  • Supporting Corporate Accounting Manager in providing pertinent information to Finance VPs in a customer oriented manner
  • Assisting in audit requests with internal and external audit teams
  • Providing centralized accounting functions for the businesses supported, including but not limited to IT, health benefits, fixed assets & intangibles, real estate accounting, etc.
  • **Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required

    Skills / Qualifications

    Qualifications:

  • Bacherlor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or similiar discipline required
  • Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Minimum 1 year of Accounting experience including experience with completing balance sheet reconciliations required
  • Understanding of IFRS and GAAP
  • Experience with a major ERP system is required. Oracle is a plus
  • Strong excel skills
  • Personal attributes:

  • Develop workable solutions to problems
  • Continuously adapt to changing business needs
  • Maintain a positive 'can do' attitude and a willingness to take on responsibility
  • Ability to exercise professional judgment, speaking up and challenging where necessary
  • Work to deadlines and to be self–reliant with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Establish excellent working relationships across the organization
  • Strong ethical values and communicates with openness and honesty
  • Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance–driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non–exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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