Senior Accountant/ Controller

Houston, TX
Apr 19, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

A rapidly growing hospitality/retail service company is looking for a senior accountant with upward mobility to controller to work with and possibly manage the accounting department.

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting; CPA a plus
  • 6+ years accounting experience
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks & complete objective timely and accurately
  • Experience with QuickBooks accounting software as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal & oral
  • Exposure to hospitality industry a plus
  • Ability to work as a team player and help department managers as needed
  • Friendly self-starter, high self-initiative with strong analytical ability and problem solving skills, show attention to detail and be flexible and effective with multiple tasks

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements - Monthly, Quarterly, Year-End
  • Prepare and post month end journal entries
  • Maintain General Ledger for 5+ companies with multiple city jurisdictions
  • Prepare budgets and forecast; Analyze revenues, costs and trends
  • Prepare commission schedules
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures and make recommendations for improvement
  • Prepare or review monthly bank reconciliations
  • Record certain incoming wire transfers
  • Prepare and submit sales tax reports to multiple jurisdictions; maintain rate changes as required through all software platforms
  • Assist with inventory monthly closing and adjustments
  • Perform or supervise the activities for accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Prepare special reports and complete special projects timely by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data
  • Prepare ad hoc reporting and analysis as needed
  • Assist Human Resources as requested or needed
  • Provide leadership on the integration of various back office financial functions, systems and processes to improve efficiency and consistency across the business

Compensation and Benefits:

• Competitive salary; commensurate with experience

• Benefits package available

Company Description
Food Service Technology

Houston, TX


Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:57:12 PDT