Staff Accountant – To $75K – Houston, TX – Job # 1357

Who We Are

Bankers Recruiting Bankers – The Symicor Group is a boutique bank-only talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire,IL and San Antonio, TX.  Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking talent to our valued clients…from a banker’s perspective.  In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers themselves! We know banking and how to evaluate the very best banking talent available in the market.  Whether you are a bank candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our client is seeking to fill a Staff Accountant role in the greater Houston, TX market. The position is responsible for performing senior level oversight of the day-to-day Accounting functions. Responsible to act as a supervisor of the month-end close procedures while adhering to strict deadlines.

The opportunity has a generous salary of up to $75K and excellent benefits package.

Staff Accountant responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining and reconciling assigned accounts, potentially including prepaids and other assets as well as accruals and other liabilities.
  • Reconciling and balancing accounts payable and accounts receivable monthly.
  • Reconciling sub-ledgers to general ledger account balances.
  • Assisting in the preparation activities of Monthly & Quarterly Sales Tax Returns.
  • Assisting Accounts Payables staff when necessary.
  • Processing ACH payments.
  • Reconciling intercompany accounts as assigned and submitting payment requests.
  • Supporting the monthly close process by preparing journal entries and maintaining accurate account reconciliations in a timely manner.
  • Reconciling all bank accounts as part of the month end closing process.
  • Supporting the budget process and development of departmental budgets to control costs and finding savings opportunities.
  • Supporting the quarterly and annual audit process and preparing necessary schedules, reconciliations, and analyses.
  • Developing and implementing accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes.
  • Protecting organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance preferred; Advanced and/or specialty degrees/certifications are a plus.
  • Three or more years of relevant GL accounting experience.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and FASB regulations.
  • Must have effective communication (verbal, written and listening) skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced deadline environment while managing multiple-tasks.
  • Proficient with ERP systems and accounting software.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Advanced spreadsheet proficiency – Pivot Tables & VLOOKUP.
  • Skill in analyzing and interpreting financial data.
  • High degree of accuracy in working with large amounts of data.
  • Must assume responsibility for timeliness of work completion and perform to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

The next step is yours.  Email us your current resume along with the position you are considering to: