This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Staff Accountant in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 6/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



International energy company is seeking a Staff Accountant to handle inter-company accounting.  Salary to $65,000.


The Intercompany (IC) Accountant is responsible for accurate and timely accounting of IC transactions. This is a hands-on and challenging role working closely with the IC team, the IC Accounting Supervisor, the Accounting Manager, and with accounting contacts at various divisions. 

  • Compiles and analyzes financial information such as IC purchases, sales revenue, markup, and other expenses.
  • Prepares and posts journal entries to the general ledger. 
  • Creates and distributes the monthly Sales Mark-up file. 
  • Generates monthly intercompany billings. 
  • Communicates and coordinates with divisios to record IC transactions, analyze IC balances, and propose domestic clearings. 
  • Reconciles intercompany accounts. 
  • Updates the Open Items lists and ensures that IC balances are properly aged. 
  • Submits approved wire settlements in Treasury's system. 
  • Intricate member of the IC Accounting team involved in the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closes. Provides variance explanations at quarter-end for SOX accounting compliance. 
  • Assists with fulfilling audit requests for customs compliance. 
  • Conducts SOX Walkthrough testing semi-annually. 
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned. 
  • Ensure compliance with company and HSE policies and procedures.


  • 0-2 years of overall accounting experience. 
  • Beginner to Intermediate Excel skills. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to deal with people at all levels. 
  • Experience working with ERP systems. 
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task 
  • Dependable; Pro-active; Self-starter 

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Hyperion (HFM), Smart View and Cognos. 
  • Experience supporting financial and SOX compliance, internal and external audits. 
  • Strong desire to make positive changes and develop process improvements.