Oct 14, 2021

LEAD SPECIALIST - PRINCIPAL SPECIALIST - ACCOUNTING

  • OneTrust
  • San Antonio, TX, United States

✍🏾Job Description

Who We Are:

Our goal is to process the financial records in a timely and accurate manner. Cost Accounting is responsible for preparing the operating statements and internal unaudited financial statements on a periodic basis. In addition, to responding to inquiries about expense details and capital assets.


Objectives of this Role:
  • Perform as an experienced Cost Accountant developing and supporting financial transactions, compliance, and reporting; includes responsibility for day to day accounting functions, month-end close, annual audit support, and financial analysis requests as required.
  • Apply your passion for learning and sharing with your team the commitment to financial accuracy and a spirit of continuous improvements to eliminate inefficiencies.
  • Embody the ability to work in multiple areas of accounting and to comprehend the inter-related aspects of various accounting transactions.
  • Lead various accounting projects to their completion such as implementing new accounting standards and developing process improvements.
  • Research appropriate accounting rules for specific accounting issues and present their conclusions to management.
  • Work with large volumes of data.

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:
  • Complete the implementation of the new lease standard using software that has been obtained and needs to be fully operational by next fiscal year;include testing the software and providing training to all staff who will be using the software.
  • Responsible for day to day accounting functions, financial period close, annual audit support and financial analysis as required.
  • Responsible for accounting and reconciliation of various general ledger accounts in accordance with SwRI's accounting policies.
  • Develop, generate, review and distribute financial management reports.
  • Participate in pre and post close variance analyses and provide meaningful insight to activity, trends, unusual and significant transactions.
  • Compile, review and/or approve journal entries.
  • Review transactions to ensure they are accounted for appropriately; if corrections are needed, ensure that these are processed timely and accurately.
  • Review the work of accounting staff and provide timely feedback.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the accounting system and management of the interface bettween the various accounting modules and the general ledger.
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
  • Requires a Bachelors with a 3.00 GPA in Accounting; a Masters Degree is a plus
  • 10 years: Experience in a professional accounting position with a proven understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Experience with implementing accounting standards such as leases or an interest in related concepts
  • Experience working with various financial systems
  • Experience with personal computers and efficiently operate a 10-key
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with advance skills in Excel
  • Knowledge of general business practices and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work experience at a public accounting firm and have managed a team of one or more staff to complete various engagements
  • Experience with providing effective feedback to the staff member over their work product and areas of improvement
  • Must have a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license
  • A valid/clear driver's license is required



Special Requirements:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.


Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas

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