Staff Accountant

Houston Area – Deer Park, TX (Corporate Headquarters)

 

SUMMARY

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for performing a variety of accounting tasks with an emphasis on accounts receivable, including billing, collections, reconciling accounts, preparing financial statements, and assisting with the month-end close process. The position requires an eagerness to collaborate on process improvement, the ability to provide clear and urgent communication on many cross-functional matters while maintaining a high level of professional judgment.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Essential duties may vary according to region, division, area, and/or assignment. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepare and send invoices to customers in a timely manner
  • Follow up with customers on outstanding balances and resolve any billing issues
  • Record and process customer payments, including checks, credit card transactions, and electronic payments
  • Reconcile customer accounts to ensure accurate records and balances
  • Maintain and update the accounts receivable ledger
  • Assist sale tax return preparing and filing
  • Develop and maintain schedules for client discount and rebate agreements
  • Communicate with internal teams and external customers to resolve issues and ensure timely payment
  • Analyze financial statements, credit reports, and other relevant information to assess the creditworthiness of potential and existing clients
  • Make recommendations on credit limits and terms based on credit analysis
  • Prepare and file liens as needed
  • Maintain and update records of liens and lien releases
  • Assist with the development and implementation of AR, credit and lien policies and procedures
  • Perform general ledger account reconciliations and analysis
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
  • Support the month-end close process by preparing and posting journal entries
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Maintain and update the fixed asset register
  • Assist with external audit/review preparation
  • Collaborate with other members of the accounting team to ensure accurate and timely reporting
  • Comply with all federal, state, and local protocols including legal requirements, and interpret new and existing legislation.
  • Perform general accounting and other related duties under direct supervision of Accounting Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an Associate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable Associates with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree in Accounting or related discipline
  • 1-3 years of accounts receivable and accounting experience preferred 

ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Attention to detail, includes mathematical aptitude, analytical ability, and ability to keep documents well organized.
  • Client invoicing portal, such as Ariba and Track, experience a plus
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Self-motivated and willing to work independently as part of a small team.
  • Self-organization, team player, good learning ability, and able to work under high pressure.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • A proven ability to quickly learn internal systems, workflows, and technologies

 

For more information regarding this position or to submit your resume, please email recruiting@envent.net.