Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Intertek USA Inc.
Location
Houston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
14 Oct 2020
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
DescriptionIntertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 40,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers operations and supply chains. Role & Responsibilities A Staff Accountant provides financial information by primarily maintaining and reconciling accounts and preparing reports. The role is part of the Intertek Shared Services Center, based at the Houston Westlake office, located in the Energy Corridor. A Staff Accountant is also responsible for the following general accounting duties: Prepare journal entries; Complete general ledger operations; Monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements; Assist with year–end closings; Prepare analysis of accounts as requested; Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts, including maintaining and coordinating a control sheet of balance sheet reconciliation progress and next steps; Account/bank reconciliations; Monitor and resolve bank issues including fee anomalies and check differences; Assist with preparation for and coordination of the audit process; Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures; Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications and staying abreast of authoritative updates and pronouncements; Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related tasks as needed; Other accounting and finance related special projects as directed by superiors. Qualifications Qualifications Accounting, business or finance degree; Minimum 2 years of accounting experience; Technical accounting and reporting skills; Knowledge of US GAAP; General computer and common ERP system skills; Key qualities include attention to detail, confidentiality, coordination, thoroughness, quality focus, objectivity. Intermediate to advanced Excel skills are required. Working knowledge of PeopleSoft and COGNOS is highly preferred. About Intertek Intertek offers a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market. We promote a culture where motivated customer–oriented employees can flourish, experience professional fulfillment and reach their highest potential. Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance plans; 401(k) Plan with company match; Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, holiday); Flexible Spending Account (FSA); Employee Assistance Program (EAP); Tuition Reimbursement; and more. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex , national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity. LI–CL

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