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Sr. Accountant Payroll Accounting Job in Houston, TX at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 5/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Accounting Now has partnered with an international energy company in Downtown Houston to employ a Senior Accountant who will be focused on Payroll Accounting. The ideal candidate for this position will be someone who thrives in fast-paced environments and is looking for growth in their career.

Position: Senior Accountant, Payroll Accounting
Pay Rate: $70k - $80k DOE
Location: Downtown
Duration: 6 month contract
Work Schedule: M-F 8am - 5pm

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with reconciliations, month/year end close process, compensation accounting, etc.
  • Prepare reporting for internal and external purposes
  • Conduct research as necessary and recommend changes to adhere to new accounting and reporting guidelines
  • Integration of ADP payroll accounting and processing payroll cost allocation
  • Accounting research and support of the month/year end close process
  • Prep and record ADP payroll, expenses, and allocations
  • Effectively communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to adjust to multiple levels of the organization


  • Bachelor's degree required, CPA is strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years' of senior-level accounting experience
  • Knowledge and use of U.S. GAAP
  • Experience within payroll accounting
  • Energy industry experience is preferred
  • Detail-oriented, organized and able to manage multiple tasks with accuracy and promptness

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