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Job Cost/General Accountant

Company: Southwest Shipyard Lp
Location: Channelview
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF COMPANYSouthwest Shipyard, LP provides gas freeing and cleaning services, steaming, and flaring services, Barge and boat repair, Surface preparation and painting, water treatment and new construction services to the commercial and government marine industry. Southwest Shipyard owns and operates four (4) shipyards in South Texas with direct deep-water access to the Gulf of Mexico. We take pride in our dedicated and experienced workforce that focuses on Quality, Safety and Environmental Excellence. Our motto is "Faster, Safer, better". JOB SUMMARY This position performs Accounts Receivable, Invoicing and Job Cost Functions of the Finance Department, as well as provide back-up to these positions as needed. RESPONSIBILITIESThis position's job functions include, but are not limited to:Job Cost Functions:

  • Collaborate in the development of job estimating procedures and standards.
  • Review and update the company's standard costs.
  • Create a review plan to routinely update cost standards.
  • Review all produced jobs to compare actual costs to prior estimated costs to ensure continued improvement.
  • Make recommendations for operating improvements.
  • Assist with special projects, as needed.Accounting Functions:
    • Accounts Receivables reporting including aging, analytics, and collections.
    • Maintain / update customer files including contracts, insurance information (Certificate of Insurance), and collection history. Ensure contact information for all customers is verified and constantly updated. This includes the process for setting up new customers and all due diligence work involved.
    • Key participant in month-end closing process and financial reporting, including posting journal entries, analyzing B/S and I/S accounts, accruals, and other duties as deemed necessary by the accounting department management.
    • Balance Sheet Account Reconciliations, as needed.
    • Process monthly Sales & Use Tax filings
    • Participate in annual audits. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
      • Must be proficient in English and be able to communicate effectively with others; Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
      • Strong computer skills required with the ability to quickly learn new systems.
      • A self-starter, highly motivated, "get-the-job-done" attitude.
      • Must possess a strong commitment to data integrity and process improvement.
      • Excellent time management skills: ability to manage multiple details and deadlines in a multi-tasking environment.
      • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written and must be comfortable interfacing with project managers in the shipyard.
      • Knowledge of computer systems including Microsoft Excel
      • Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to interface with all levels of management.
      • Must have good judgment skills, and a high-level work initiative.
      • Must be able to understand and abide by all company and safety regulations and policies.
      • Must be able to work independently, without direct supervision.
      • Understand company quality manual and procedures described there inPHYSICAL / MENTAL REQUIREMENTSThe employee 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 (PPE) to work or visit within areas where it is required. In addition, the Employee must also be capable of:
        • Walking, stepping, climbing, or otherwise moving from one location on the job site to another.
        • Standing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, reaching, climbing, or sitting for long periods of time.
        • Repetitive movements by feet, shoulders, arms, wrists, hands, and back in the performance of work.
        • This position operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. The Company expects and requires all employees to observe and fulfill all safety responsibilities as outlined in workplace safety training and actively work toward maintaining a safe workplace. Failure to do so can result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Regular attendance and punctuality are required of all employees. Employment at Southwest Shipyard, LP is on an "at-will" basis. There is no contract of employment between Southwest Shipyard, L.P., and anyone or all its employees unless explicitly stated elsewhere. Employment security cannot be guaranteed for or by any employee. No Manager, Supervisor, or employee of the Company has any authority to enter into an agreement for employment for any specified period of time or to make an agreement for employment other than at-will. Only the Owner or President has the authority to modify the at-will relationship, and then only in writing specifically addressed to the employee on this issue and signed by Southwest Shipyard, L.P. Executive. EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
          • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
          • Minimum of 5 years' experience with competencies in Accounts Receivable, Job Cost Accounting, Month-end close and General Ledger analysis
          • 3 years in a supervisory role WORK SCHEDULERegular attendance and punctuality are required of all employees. Monday-Friday - Channelview Location - 8:00am to 5:00pm18310 Market St, Channelview Tx, 77530 Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. BENEFITS
            • Competitive Salary.
            • Comprehensive Benefits (medical, dental, vision, life).
            • 401(k)/Retirement Savings.
            • Friendly Work Environment.
            • Paid-Time off/Holidays.
            • Career Path Opportunities EEO Statement Southwest Shipyard, LP is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.? Southwest Shipyard, LP participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.? Southwest Shipyard, LP is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Southwest Shipyard, LP, via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Southwest Shipyard, LP in any form without a valid written agreement in place for that specific position will be deemed the sole property of Southwest Shipyard, LP. As a result, no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Southwest Shipyard, LP. PI34d5b0f6966e-31181-33084672

Keywords: Southwest Shipyard Lp, Houston , Job Cost/General Accountant, Other , Channelview, Texas

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