AP CLERK - Houston, TX

Duties:

  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing checks
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Maintains historical records by microfilming and filing documents
  • Disburses petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation
  • Reports sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Tracking Budget Expenses, Attention to Detail, Thoroughness, Organization, Analyzing Information , Accounting, Vendor Relationships, PC Proficiency, Data Entry Skills, General Math Skills
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Korean or Thai

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TREASURY ANALYST II – Houston, TX

This position contributes to company’s success by ensuring an efficient banking structure to support its global operations through overseeing operational and strategic projects. The Analyst will support all aspects of Treasury Operations activities. This includes assisting with the development of cash management banking solutions for all business segments of the company and supporting the commercial card program. The Analyst will research and actively monitor bank accounts to make recommendations aimed to improve funds-flow, reduce bank fees, and build operational efficiencies. This role will also require staying current on industry trends.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain the company wide commercial card program and merchant services
  • Execute wire and ACH payments
  • Monitor Positive Pay and ACH Debit Blocking services for pay/return decisions
  • Prepare daily accounting support package necessary for recording daily cash management activity and bank corrections
  • Perform daily cash analysis, positioning and reporting
  • Assist with the development of cash management and banking operations
  • Assist accounting with cash application and bank reconciliation process
  • Analyze bank fees, bank cost information, and recommend cost savings
  • Maintain bank, cash, debt, and interest schedule
  • Assist as needed with long term cash flow forecasting and FP&A reporting
  • Maintain credit facility documents, standby letters of credit, bank guarantees and their records, reporting and compliance requirements
  • Interact with internal and external auditors during quarterly reviews and annual audit.
  • Assist in streamlining treasury functions, analyzing and making recommendations to improve processes and implement changes and ensure an efficient banking structure
  • Collaborate on developing, updating and documenting procedures
  • Support the month end close activities where needed
  • Participate in and provide other support, reports and analysis as requested

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel; VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, Macros etc.), Word and PowerPoint as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
  • Discretion, trustworthiness, and the ability to keep all Company information and materials strictly confidential (both internally and externally) are essential elements of this position.
  • Must exhibit a professional appearance, be well organized, diligent, and be a self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision, display a high level of attention to detail and to independently identify work to be done.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work and thrive in a team environment

 

Additional Information:

  • Physical Demand: N/A
  • Working Conditions: Corporate office environment
  • Training/Certifications: CTP certification is preferred but not required
  • Travel: N/A

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business with concentration in Finance or Accounting

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ASSISTANT CONTROLLER – Houston, TX

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • Five years prior Accounting experience required
  • Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledgers
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial files
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Exchange, Excel, Outlook; DocuSign)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with speed, precision and accuracy
  • Excellent organization, time management, and follow-up skills; high sense of urgency; ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Experience in QuickBooks is preferred
  • Homebuilding experience will be preferred
  • Previous management experience a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly financial reports
  • Prepare account reconciliations for GL accounts, bank accounts, and lines of credits
  • Prepare and post monthly journal entries to the General Ledger
  • Create and maintain report functions in the Brix application
  • Review and monitor general ledger activity for accuracy of coding
  • Job Cost budget/variance analysis
  • Maintain a filing system for all financial documents
  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of all financial documents
  • Perform other related duties as required

Essential Functions:

  • Job applicants will be able to perform these functions.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Report to the Office/Community daily to adhere to schedule
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers, higher-level manager, and others as needed
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Comply with company policies and procedure
  • Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job

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TAX MANAGER – Houston, TX

Job Purpose:
Implements client tax plans by managing tax engagements; recommending federal, state, local, and foreign tax strategies, positions, returns, and payments; researching tax strategies; developing new business; supervising staff.

Duties:

  • Accomplishes practice human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures
  • Achieves practice operational objectives by contributing information and analysis to practice strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; identifying and resolving problems; determining system improvements; implementing change
  • Meets practice financial objectives by estimating requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Accomplishes engagements by planning and supplying resources; determining project deadlines; reviewing and approving recommendations and solutions
  • Recommends tax strategies, plans, and solutions by understanding client’s business requirements; researching and tracking economic, political, and legislative trends affecting and potentially affecting client’s business; identifying, reviewing, and researching federal, state, local, and foreign taxation issues
  • Prepares federal, state, local, and foreign tax documents by approving preparation of workpapers, positions, schedules, returns, and IRS filings, including those for subsidiaries; reviewing payroll, property, and sales and use, and income taxes
  • Improves client tax administration by recommending procedures, guidelines, systems, documentation, and reporting to federal, state, local, and foreign authorities
  • Manages client engagement expectations by communicating engagement status and issues; resolving concerns; analyzing time and cost issues; approving reports
  • Develops business by expanding existing relationships with clients; participating in civic, business, and professional organizations
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Updates job knowledge by tracking and analyzing new legislation; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Contributes to tax team results by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to add value to the organization; helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Tax, Financial Skills, Financial Planning and Strategy, Analyzing Information , Process Improvement, Strategic Planning, Informing Others, Verbal Communication, Managing Profitability, Planning
  • CPA Required

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SENIOR AUDITOR – Houston, TX

The Senior Internal Auditor protects Company’s assets by planning, controlling, and completing audits of internal controls; identifying and analyzing risks; reviewing examination and analysis of records, reports, operating practices, and documentation; recommending improvements in operating policies and practices; managing staff.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate functions and activities in assigned areas to determine the nature of the operations and identify internal controls
  • Understand and document business processes through reference to internal documentation, inquiries, walk-throughs or other procedures
  • Facilitate management’s risk framework assessment by ensuring proper linkage of controls to financial risks and testing the design, implementation and operating effectiveness of internal controls
  • Perform audit procedures through inspection, inquiry, observation, re-performance and analytics while using independent judgment
  • Document work performed commensurate to the level of risk (i.e. reasonable assurance) that can be understood by an experienced auditor
  • Identify potential issues and recommendations; meet with the client for confirmation and to facilitate remediation
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, further knowledge of the company and share information gained as well as best practice with coworkers and the client
  • Coordinate audit activities within and outside the department which may include external auditors
  • Draft process documentation, working papers, and audit reports that are clear, concise, and provide a balanced view of risk and the work performed

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree In accounting or a related degree with an emphasis in accounting

 

Professional Experience:

  • 3+ Years Experience in internal controls or audit with demonstrated skill in the application of applicable concepts and best practices
  • 1+ Years Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • 1+ Years General Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
  • 1+ Years public accounting experience, or acceptable equivalent

 

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Professional certification such as CPA, CIA or CISA

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