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Accounting Staff Analyst

Houston, TX 77020

Posted: 01/25/2024 Industry: Professional Non-Technical Job Number: 38206

Job Description

Are you an experienced Accounting Staff Analyst? If so, let’s talk!
 
Our client is actively seeking a talented Accounting Staff Analyst located in Houston, TX. This is a 1-year contract opportunity with the possibility for extension.  

This is an onsite position.

Job Overview:

Performs professional accounting functions in either accounting staff or operating unit applications.  In staff applications, functions are typically to conduct studies, analyze financial data, monitor costs and cost control procedures and provide accounting staff support to Controller's Division.  In operating applications, functions are typically to accumulate and prepare CCSD input data, prepare schedules, reports and payrolls, make related accounting entries, initiate payments, and maintain records and controls.
Responsible, under the general direction of senior Accounting Staff Analysts, for staff accounting efforts and provides staff accounting advice and assistance..  Assignments are typically of limited scope with the parameters reasonably well defined and the approach/methods established by previous similar studies and efforts.  Incumbent is expected to function relatively independently in performing assignments.  Supervision is normally limited to discussion of initial job assignments, consultation on unusual situations, periodic progress reports and review of completed work.

Responsibilities:
 
  • Conducts special studies of limited scope, develops new or revised accounting procedures, tests validity, presents findings, and recommends approval.
  • Assists in implementing approved accounting procedure changes with operating units and CSSD as required.  Includes revision of related user manuals and forms and training assistance.
  • Investigates the significance of changes in account balances, overhead rates, construction costs, and unit costs; identifies contributing factors and summarizes findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Assists in review of systems change proposals developed in other departments to determine their impact on Controller's Division systems, procedures and operations.
  • Maintains and controls documents, ledgers, records and manuals as assigned.
  • Prepares data, calculations, statements, reports and CCSD input as required by specific job assignment.
  • Computes, compiles, and processes accounting data; examines, reconciles, and monitors disbursements and associated accounting entries and support documents to assure compliance with established procedures.
  • Assists in the design for and use of purchased or leased software or programs generated in-house.
  • Advises supervisor and/or appropriate operating personnel of problems or unusual situations and provides recommendations for corrective action.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Economics. 
  • Three to five (3-5) years diversified experience in corporate and/or public accounting or two years’ experience with a CPA.
  • Must be able to communicate and comprehend English accurately, clearly and concisely at a level required to perform the job as outlined.  Ability to prepare highly technical reports and memoranda; be able to make oral/graphic presentations to all levels of management.
  • Ability to quickly gain knowledge of company's organization, policies and operations of accounting system.  Must possess good work habits, a strong work ethic, and be able to adhere to company work hours, policies, and standard business etiquette.

Job Requisition # 38206

A reasonable estimate of the pay range for this role is $35.00 - $45.00 per hour.

The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.

Meet APC
Company – Staffing – 501 – 1000 employees

APC believes that the workplace should be fun and enjoyable. Join our team today and ignite your career!
 
APC is a professional services organization focused on engaging people and positively impacting lives. As professionals serving professionals, we take pride in providing our employees with the highest level of customer service and support, creating meaningful, fulfilling and rewarding experiences every day.
APC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status. #LI-RL1
 
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APC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status. **California Consumer Protection Act