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General Ledger Accountant

Houston, TX 77042

Posted: 08/14/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 16678 Pay Rate: 60-70

Fast-growing O&G service provider with 30+ years serving the oil and gas industry is seeking an Gl/Payroll Accountant. This role is responsible for accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance, processing and reconciliation of the general ledger, budgets, forecasts and payroll. You will also manage all aspects of accounting and payroll cycles. 

Salary: $60,000-70,000
Location: Houston, Westchase


  • Maintain the general and sub ledgers that include entries, accruals, reconciliations
  • Coordinate quarterly interest schedules
  • Coordinate and prepare monthly accounting reports that include intercompany transactions and month end revenue closing
  • Prepare Annual Budget and Documentation
  • Prepare various weekly and/or monthly accounting reports that include cost accounting, group cash and month end close documentation
  • Coordinate weekly capex reviews and monthly forecast updates
  • Review monthly billing prepared by operations
  • Perform monthly foreign exchange entries
  • Coordinate and support month-end closing
  • Support and assist with audit requirements

Key Payroll Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, process and review semi-monthly payroll for North American entities
  • Perform semi-monthly payroll journal entries
  • Coordinate monthly benefits reconciliation with payroll working with Human Resources to resolve benefits/salary discrepancies
  • Prepare and process intercompany employee billing
  • Maintain accounting payroll files with complete documentation
  • Obtain proper Human Resources signatures and approvals conforming to company authority schedules



  • Associates Degree preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Accpac (Sage 500) experience a plus
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to interact professionally at all levels
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively manage customer inquiries and dispute resolution
  • Organized and disciplined to ensure compliance with procedures
  • Flexibility to take on additional projects and adapt to changes in priorities
  • Strong MS Office Suite skills (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Detail oriented, highly organized and able to multitask
  • Versatile and able to work in a complex, fast paced environment


Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of submitting your application.

Elizabeth Orea
Recruiter - Murray Professional

Specializing in matching talent with Human Resources, Administrative, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service roles.

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