- Victoria, TX
Purpose / Role Summary
The District Accountant will be responsible for operational accounting, managing/reconciling general ledger accounts, variance analysis, preparing journal entries and preparing various supporting documentation spreadsheets and memos.
The District Accountant will report directly to the Division Assistant Controller as well as have a reporting relationship to the District Manager for day-to-day operational and business analysis support activities as required.
Essential Job Functions
This position may be assigned duties and responsibilities in the areas of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Financial Analysis and Fixed Assets, including, but not necessarily limited to the following:
- Fixed asset activity, including fixed asset additions, transfers and disposals.
- Maintaining/reconciling certain general ledger accounts and researching and resolving variances.
- Preparing adjusting entries, accruals, and closing entries to maintain the accuracy, completeness and integrity of the accounting records and to facilitate an efficient accounting close process.
- Maintaining certain processes, such as fixed assets, payables and revenue.
- Maintaining centralized filing records.
- Preparing and analyzing financial reports on a monthly basis.
- Maintaining internal controls over financial reporting.
- Coordinate with outside auditors as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills
Education Requirements (Minimum and Preferred)
- Minimum: 4 Year Degree in Finance
- Preferred: CPA
Professional Experience (Minimum and Preferred)
- Minimum of 2 years in a similar role of working independently and directing others in a supervisor capacity.
Licenses, Certificates, Credentials, and Other Requirements (Minimum and Preferred)
- Knowledge of JD Edwards software is preferred
- Accounting and/or Finance certifications preferred
- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, concepts and methodologies in order to independently accomplish work.
- Ability to perform financial analysis.
- Knowledge of basic principles and practices of supervisory techniques.
- Skill in carrying out clearly defined procedures.
- Ability to prioritize and arrange job assignments.
- Proficiency in using Microsoft Office software.
- Must have a strong attention to detail.
- Must be able to work independently.
- Must have strong interpersonal skills.
- Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
- Must have strong analytical skills.
- May require working in excess of 40 hours per week to accomplish assigned projects and tasks.