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  • Job reference: RMS0162276

Oil Shipping Accounting Analyst

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/11/2015
  • Time left:
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The Company:
A major oil & gas operator

The Role:
Position summary / responsibilities:
This role will be responsible for accounting related to Oil shipping fleet activity. This includes the monthly close process with related controls and analysis.

• Monthly, quarterly, and annual closing of the books
• Generation of internal financial reporting packages and requisite analysis
• Research and resolution of issues found during balance sheet reconciliations, flux analysis and other reconciliations
• Ensure proper accounting for Oil Shipping activity has been completed as appropriate through system-generated and manual entries to ledger
• Applying past experiences to new situations in order to assist with implementation of new processes and improvement to existing processes
• Responsible to resolve differences between the monthly financial close results and Risk reported P&L by working with mid-office and commercial personnel as necessary

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA highly desirable
• Must have 3+ years of accounting experience involving monthly closing duties and related controls

Knowledge, Skills, and Attribute:
• Direct experience with SAP is a plus (as opposed to other accounting systems)
• Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) a plus
• Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills required
• Needs to be self-motivated, resilient and high integrity
• Critical thinking, planning and analytical skills
• Able to facilitate and engage others through strong communication and inter-personal skills
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