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Requisition Number 20-0003
Title Supervisor Accounting
City Houston
State TX
Job Family Finance Accounting
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Houston Office
Description Reporting to the Fixed Asset Accounting Manager, the Supervisor is responsible for the review of journal entries, supporting schedules and analyses, account reconciliations, and stand-alone PP&E rollforwards. The supervisor is also required to collaborate closely with operations, Tax, and other accounting groups as part of review processes.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Review journal entries and fixed asset transactions as prepared by staff with appropriate support documentation;
• Coordinate tax requirements with the Tax group and ensure completeness and accuracy of the PP&E Tax books;
• Analyze activity and review analysis performed by staff to support monthly and quarterly financial reporting requirements;
• Review account reconciliations prepared by staff;
• Facilitate maintaining an appropriate control environment, including executing and documenting existing controls;
• Provide schedules for auditors and facilitate answering audit questions;
• Communicate with people at all levels throughout organization as necessary;
• Supervise and guide staff in their core responsibilities; and
• Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.
Requirements • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
• Prefer 7+ years related work experience, with fixed asset accounting experience strongly desirable
• Strong communication, interpersonal, and judgment skills
• Self-driven with strong work ethic
• Strong time management skills, with ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workflow
• Microsoft Office and PeopleSoft (or equivalent systems)
• Experience working in a team atmosphere
• Experience with maintaining Tax books is highly preferred
• CPA and Big 4 experience a plus
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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