GENERAL PROPERTY ACCOUNTANT - Houston, TX

We are currently looking for someone with a General Ledger Accounting background who has strong mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills to work in our G/L Department with both routine and advanced General Ledger duties as part of a team, assisting the financial controller

 

In this position you will:

  • Prepare journal entries for various business transactions
  • Perform daily and monthly bank and credit card reconciliation
  • Perform financial review and analyses of accounts
  • Prepare financial statements, including trial balance, balance sheet, income statements and cash flow statements
  • Prepare management reports as required
  • Assist in inventory control process and other related tasks assigned

 

The successful candidate must have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 4-5 years of hands-on experience in Accounting
  • Accounting experience within the real estate industry, property management, mortgage loan servicing, or the business of real estate investment is a major plus
  • Experience with bank reconciliation and general journal entry
  • Independent judgment, analytical abilities, detail-oriented qualities and ability to work well under general supervision
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, experience with Yardi and Interlinq Loan Servicing
  • (ILS) is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional working relationship with all employees and departments

 

Compensation:

  • Competitive Hourly Rate
  • Quarterly performance reviews and earn bonuses
  • 100% employer-paid Medical/Dental/Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick leave plus we celebrate ten holidays and your birthday
  • 401K retirement plan with employer match
  • Fun team environment, philanthropic events to give back to the community and company-sponsored events/activities and other perks, company-sponsored Scholarship opportunities for immediate family members

 

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INTERNAL AUDIT STAFF – Houston, TX

The Internal Audit Staff is an integrated member of the audit team and will perform compliance and financial audits related to operational, development, joint venture and corporate functions as needed. This is an entry level position that will provide an excellent opportunity for an individual with an Accounting degree and strong work ethic that is interested in a career in Internal Audit. While experience is not required, strong organization skills, a customer focused attitude, and team player mentality will be key.

 

Essential Functions

  • Understand and evaluate internal controls related to assigned audit areas
  • Perform audit procedures as defined by the Department’s onsite audit programs for all owned or managed properties on a rotating basis and as assigned by the Internal Audit Senior
  • Identify control deficiencies and make recommendations to management for improvement
  • Meet with management to review audit results and obtain management responses
  • Perform SOX control testing , prepare workpapers, and submit those workpapers for review and clear comments
  • Complete and submit test results documented in predefined workpapers to Internal Audit Senior and clear all review comments
  • Prepare the draft management and Audit Committee reports within the required time frame and submit to Internal Audit Senior and clear all review comments
  • Responsible for all other audit procedures and special projects as assigned by the department’s management
  • Responsible for meeting strict time deadlines and Internal Audit Plan criteria

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • 2 – 3 years of experience in Auditing or Accounting required
  • CPA eligible preferred
  • Requires excellent organizational skills, ability to self-manage, and meet time deadlines
  • Experience with OneSite and Oracle preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management
  • Up to 30% travel required

 

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FINANCIAL ANALYST – Cleveland, TX

Job Summary:

Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts, with significant analysis and variance reporting.  This position will work closely with cross-functional groups to improve processes and procedures.  Manufacturing experience is required.

 

Duties and requirements of the job (listed in order of importance):

  • Assist in the preparation of annual budget and quarterly forecasts, including balance sheet andash flow forecasting
  • Work closely with manufacturing and distribution to review labor productivity, overhead leverage and variance analysis through KPI scorecards. Work with key functional owners to improve results
  • Work closely with supply chain to review PPV, inflation, sourcing projects and inventory projections, resulting in cost savings and lower inventory levels
  • Analyze monthly operating results including sales, gross margins and inventory levels to provide management with data for decision making purposes
  • Develop and implement ideas to improve efficiencies and to eliminate non-value-added procedures and activities
  • Develop business plans for capital requests, new product launches with analysis of both balance sheet and P&L impact
  • Evaluate and roll standard costs annually, including material costs, labor, overhead and burden rates
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Some travel will be required other company locations

 

Skills required to Perform the Duties of the Job:

  • 3-5 years experience as a Financial Analyst or Cost Accountant
  • Experience in performing cost analysis in a manufacturing environment
  • Specific project management experience within current job a plus
  • Ability to understand management’s business plan and assumptions regarding the range of possible future conditions for which to prepare
  • Strong verbal, listening, and judgment skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with SQL databases and BI tools

 

Educational Requirements to Perform the Duties of the Job:

  • S. Degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance
  • CMA or MBA a plus

 

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SENIOR CREDIT SPECIALIST (III) – Houston, TX

The Sr. Credit Specialist will be responsible for performing all credit and collections functions associated with high volume portfolio of strategic accounts in accordance with the credit department goals and objectives.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform various tasks related to credit and collections and overall accounts receivable management.
  • Assist peers or credit coordinator with credit inquiries and order releases
  • Identifies and assists credit process lead with process improvements, testing and implementation
  • Identifies and communicates training needs for their peers and demonstrates best practices
  • Performs continual evaluation of credit limits for assigned accounts, identifies issues needing escalation and facilitates customer KPI meetings as required
  • Extend credit to customers within designated limit of authority and approve credit inquiries
  • Identify delinquency drivers and drives end to end resolution
  • Serves as back-up for the team Credit Manager where needed
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by Credit Manager

 

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance preferred or 4+ years of equivalent credit collections experience
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience with electronic billing (ADP, Oildex, EDI)
  • Advanced Excel skills (vlookup/pivot tables/power queries)
  • Advanced analytical and risk determination skills including high degree of financial statement analysis
  • Critical thinker with excellent ability to drive root cause analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of credit assessment tools (D&B, Get Paid, High Radius, Experian, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills across all organizational levels
  • Travel to customer or field locations to perform account reviews with credit manager or sales as required


Training/Certifications:

  • CBA preferred but not required

    Travel:

  • 5-10%

 

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SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR – Houston, TX

Assist with the overall SOX compliance program involving the assessment of internal controls over financial reporting.  The individual should be able to demonstrate the ability to function on an independent basis as well as in a team environment.  The applicant should be able to meet deadlines while supporting multiple priorities.  The successful candidate should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills as the individual will interact with operating and financial personnel.  During certain phases of projects, additional hours required, as needed.  Flexibility to travel to domestic locations (5 – 15% a year) (when a pandemic is not occurring)

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Under direction of Internal Audit Management, the candidate’s, responsibilities, at a minimum, include:

  • Assist in the completion of the annual SOX project, which includes involvement with i) Walkthroughs ii) Update process documentation, iii) perform testing and iv) development and tracking of action plans to remediate any noted control exceptions
  • Build and maintain influential working relationships with management, team members, as well as with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop an understanding of the business
  • Assist in providing support to external auditors on internal audit work for SOX compliance and the financial statement audit
  • Perform other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCIES

  • Sarbanes-Oxley act (SOX),404
  • Understanding of internal auditing standards, COSO 2013
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Percentage of Completion (POC) Accounting a plus
  • US Generally Accepted Accounting principles (US GAAP)
  • General Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
  • Work independently, with limited direction and guidance, as well as work in a team environment.
  • Work on multiple projects and effectively manage time to ensure assignments are completed in the established time frame
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Office Suite Products (Excel, Word, Teams, PowerPoint, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Professional certification (CPA, CIA, CFE, or CISA) or parts passed preferred
  • Minimum of 1 – 2 years of SOX and/or Risk Based Internal Audit experience in Public Accounting firm or related internal audit experience in a public company

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