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Houston - Staff Accountant - December 2018

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : US-634
  • Location: Houston
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date posted: 04/12/2018

The Opportunity

Spencer Ogden is looking for a Staff Accountant to join our Houston office. As a Staff Accountant at Spencer Ogden, you will ensure quality, accuracy and timeliness of accounting information. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Job Roles/Duties

  • Responsible for timely payment of the America’s regional A/P, including Denver, Orlando, Houston, and New York
  • Assist with audit fieldwork
  • Assist with account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations for account discrepancies
  • Provide monthly health benefits reconciliation and variances to payroll for catch-up of premium deductions
  • Preparing adjusting journal entries for overhead costs and monthly vendor accruals
  • Timely complete Bank Reconciliations for the Region
  • Process ad hoc wires and/or manual checks
  • Process owner of recharges for all cost of sales items
  • AMEX expense allocation
  • Maintain and reconcile fixed asset schedule
  • Review internal employee expense reports for accuracy and in accordance with internal policies & procedures
  • Any administrative tasks as needed for all support functions

    Key Working Relationships

  • U.S. & U.K finance teams
  • U.S. Operations team
  • U.S. Pay/Bill team
  • Liaison with Consultants

    Education/Qualifications/Knowledge

  • 1-2 years of work experience preferred
  • BBA required
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, advanced excel skills

    Key Attributes/Skills

  • Works well with a team and independently
  • Adapts well to change and thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Focus emphasis and detail oriented
  • Good communication skills and articulates information

    Benefits

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid vacation time-off
  • Paid sick time-off