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Accountant

Company: Orion and TAS Companies
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARYThe Accountant is accountable for providing accounting and financial reporting support to the Assistant Controller. Major responsibilities include accounting, analysis, and report preparation for current construction projects that will assist management in directing and controlling Orion operations. In addition, this position is responsible for completing month-end close, quarterly SEC filings, account reconciliations, and adhoc projects.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIESReports directly to and complies with specific requests of the Assistant Controller. Works closely with the incumbent in this position to establish and achieve annual corporate goals for the Accounting Department. Performs daily cash reconciliation which includes reconciling bank statements to the general ledger.Supports preparation of the month-end and year-end closing processes ensuring that the process is completed accurately and on a timely basis.Prepares monthly and year end journal entries and financial reports based on information finalized in month-end and year-end closing. Performs general ledger analysis of accounts at period end.Advises the Assistant Controller on accounting issues that may arise and recommends viable and timely solutions. Responds to requests to work on and complete adhoc projects.Responsible for maintaining account reconciliation matrix.Conducts periodic audits of accounting activities that include reviews check signer responsibilities, review of cash controls, and SOX controls.EMPLOYEE SAFETY AND COMPLIANCEResponsible and accountable for incumbent's own personal safety.Responsible and accountable for the safety of all co-workers and any others incumbent comes in contact with.Authorized and obligated to stop work on any task or series of tasks whenever an unsafe condition or situation is anticipated or is observed.Complies with all applicable laws, regulations and Company policies and procedures, and is subject to appropriate disciplinary action (including dismissal) for failure to do so.Reports any and all violations of applicable laws, regulations or Company policies and procedures promptly, and is subject to appropriate disciplinary action (including dismissal) for failure to do so.Performs other related administrative and technical duties as may be assigned or requested by immediate supervision (such as certification training, safety training, procedure review, etc.).All employees, current and former, must maintain confidentiality by not disclosing to others any confidential, proprietary or trade secret information belonging to the Company.POSITION REQUIREMENTSDegree in Accounting is preferred with a minimum of 4 years of experience in all Accounting functions with emphasis in month-end and quarter-end close. MBA and/or CPA are not required but are desirable. Incumbents must also be proficient in Microsoft Access, Excel and MS Dynamics experience or other similar database software. Discretion and trustworthiness, and the ability to keep all Company information and materials strictly confidential (both internally and externally) are essential elements of this position.Must be well organized, diligent, and be a self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision and to independently identify work to be done. Must be flexible and have the ability to adjust to sudden changes in work priorities. The incumbent must also have the ability to prioritize work generally and in order to accommodate those changes. Attention to detail and extreme care in performing tasks accurately and carefully are also essential.The incumbent must have the ability to quickly learn the accounting systems used by the organization; possess exceptional leadership qualities; possess the ability to evaluate and assess current Accounting system needs; develop recommendations to accommodate future corporate growth; be an effective communicator; and have the ability to interface well with employees at all levels of the organization. The Company expects and requires incumbent and each of its other employees to observe and fulfill the above and all other safety responsibilities and actively work toward maintaining a safe workplace. Failure to do so can result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTSThe incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable workplace accommodation.The individual must also be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment if required to work or visit the jobsite. This may include hard hat, safety glasses, respirators, ear plugs, steel-toed shoes, personal flotation devices, or other equipment as required by the work performed and location the work is being done.The incumbent must possess the ability to remain calm during emergencies and respond appropriately as dictated by the circumstance of the incident and as directed by the Safety Representative or other management personnel. Must be capable of evacuating the work area in a timely manner should an emergency situation arise.

Keywords: Orion and TAS Companies, Houston , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Houston, Texas

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