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Intertek Staff Accountant - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas


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Intertek is searching for a Staff Accountant to join our GL team in the Houston, TX office.

The Staff Accountant provides financial information and reports by primarily preparing journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, assisting with monthly and year-end closings, as well as maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare journal entries.

  • Complete general ledger operations

  • Monthly/Quarterly/Yearly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements

  • Prepare analysis of accounts as requested.

  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts, including maintaining and coordinating a control sheet of balance sheet reconciliation progress and next steps.

  • Monitor and resolve bank issues including fee anomalies and check difference.

  • Assist with preparation for and coordination of the audit process.

  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, and staying abreast of authoritative updates and pronouncements.

  • Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related tasks as needed.

  • Other accounting and finance related special projects as directed by supervisor.

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Staff Accountant - Houston, TX

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What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • Accounting degree required; minimum 3 years experience.

  • Demonstration of technical accounting skills

  • Timely – meets deadlines as necessary.

  • Experience with various type of reporting and presentation of data.

  • Extreme attention to detail

  • Working knowledge of US GAAP

  • Understanding of confidentiality, coordination, thoroughness, quality focus, objectivity

  • General computer and ERP systems skills

  • Intermediate Excel skills are required.

  • Working knowledge of Lawson, PeopleSoft and COGNOS is highly preferred.

  • Model Intertek’s 10X Energies at all times within the work place, practicing business the right way

  • Be aware of, and adhere to, safety practices and policies to ensure your own safety, as well as the safety of others who may be affected by your actions at work.

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, multi-tasking environment with shifting priorities and demanding deadlines.

  • Must be detailed-oriented and able to effectively prioritize and organize workload, with efficient time management.

  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively in verbal written and presentation formats.

  • Must possess the fundamental technical and administrative skills required to perform the job duties.

  • Must be customer focused and quality driven.

  • Ability to travel as business needs dictate.​