Sr. Manager, Technical Accounting

Houston, TX 77042

Post Date: 02/02/2018 Job ID: 34380 Industry: General
Our client located in Houston has an immediate need for a Senior Manager, Technical Accounting who will be responsible for  preparing, supervising and interpreting technical accounting literature and leading accounting department through implementation of new accounting pronouncements. 
Primary Responsibilities

  • Research and assess the impact of and document technical accounting issues.
  • Draft technical memos and implement new GAAP guidance regs
  • Assist with due diligence of target acquisitions or divestitures.
  • Manage the transition of accounting processes and ledgers associated with target’ s financial position, statement of operations, and related cash flows.
  • Assist with the preparation and / or analysis of monthly financial statements of targets as well as budget vs. actual analysis.
  • Assisting with fair value accounting in connection with business combination guidance.
  • Work with independent auditors to facilitate SAS 100 reviews and GAAS audits of target’ s financial records.
  • Implements accounting processes and systems for new business development and works to streamline and improve processes.
  • Ensures transactions are recorded, documented, reviewed and supported in accordance with the Partnership’ s policies and controls.
  • Work with finance in verifying the completeness, accuracy, and reasonableness of assumptions utilized in financial models 

Education and Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’ s Degree in Accounting; Masters of Accountancy or MBP preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent required
  • Minimum 7 - 10 years of accounting experience with progressive responsibility required; Big 4 Public and exposure to / or experience in the Oil and Gas industry preferred; Minimum five years of experience in drafting technical memos and implementation of new GAAP guidance (Rev Reg leases, etc.)
  • In depth knowledge of GAAP guidelines, SEC reporting requirements and auditor methodologies required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (advanced skills in Excel) required; pficiency with Microsoft Dynamics GP, Quorum Pipeline Transaction Management (QPTM); and TIPS Gas Plant Accounting Software a plus
  • Must understand the full range of applicable business combination accounting guidance and VIE’ s

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