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Downstream Senior Accounting Analyst in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

Job Description:

Growth-oriented provider of midstream services is one of the largest independent midstream energy companies in North America. The company owns, operates, acquires, and develops a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. The company is currently seeking a Senior Downstream Accounting Analyst for their office located in Houston, Texas. 

Job Responsibilities: 
•Analyzing account balances and account activity at month end in order to properly prepare account reconciliations by scheduled deadlines via an account reconciliation module or manual spreadsheet, and completing any necessary research and analysis to qualify such reconciliations by scheduled deadlines.  
•Reconciling key accounts to include the RightAngle Clearing Account, the Accounts Receivable Clearing Account, and the Accounts Receivable Suspense Account. These accounts average balances of over $200mm each.
•Developing expertise and providing guidance to other Departmental personnel in the use and operation of the account reconciliation module. 
•As part of quarterly and annual financial close, perform research on material balance sheet account changes by developing and providing flux explanations to internal departments and to independent auditors.
•Manual billings to third parties, including accumulating, analyzing, and researching accounting transactions, coordinating with other internal departments to obtain required data, determining which transactions are billable in accordance with contractual requirements, by scheduled deadlines.  
•Staying abreast of 3rd party manual billing contractual requirements for prescribed escalations and/or other changes to ensure manual billings are correct and complete.  
•Research transactions that require State of Louisiana reporting each month, coordinate with other company departments and external parties as required, and prepare and submit reports.  
•Create both routine and complex journal entries.  
•Problem solving and troubleshooting issues related to accruals such as duplicate accruals, rate/volume changes after payment, incorrect rates, etc.  
•Calculation of monthly intercompany fractionation revenue and fractionation expense.
•Complying with SOx control requirements covering assigned duties and tasks subject to such controls.  
•Create and maintain desk procedures for assigned areas.  
•Perform ERP User Acceptance and End-to-End Testing as needed. 

Minimum Essential Qualifications: 
•Accounting Degree or heavy accounting course work. 
•Preferred 3-5 years directly related work experience in an operational accounting environment.
•Must be detailed oriented, focused, and thorough. 
•Must work well in a team environment yet able to work independently to meet deadlines. 
•Must possess excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with internal and external customers with emphasis on issue resolution. 
•Must take the initiative and yet be able to take direction and follow instructions. 
•Must have excellent organizational skills. 
•Must be open, flexible, and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done.