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Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority

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Job title: Director of Accounting
Job location: Houston, Clear Lake Area, TX 77058 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 07/15/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits package.

Job Classification

Job Category:Finance/Purchasing

Job Description

Job description:
This position oversees the general accounting and financial reporting functions and participates, directly and indirectly, in all of the Authority’s fiscal functions.

Typical duties include:

Manage and supervise the daily operation of accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, payroll, general ledger, fixed assets, project accounting and all aspects of the accounting system;

Coordinate monthly, quarterly and annual closing process;

Review general ledger on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of posting;

Provide timely and accurate information in response to internal and external inquiries;

Assist with the development and preparation of annual budgets and monthly reporting;

Develop and record standard monthly journal entries;

Oversee or directly participate and prepare monthly and/or quarterly billing data and invoice the same based on customer/participant contractual agreements and specific facility instruction;

Coordinate work relating to both internal and external audits and the periodic review of the company financial records;

Assist the Manager of Financial Services with preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and related filing requirements;

Reconcile investment portfolio and related accounts;

Direct oversight of the payroll processes, reconciliation, functional assignments including annual and quarterly reporting and reconciliations to the GL;

Accounting, auditing and other research tasks;

Recognize and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information;

Perform other accounting duties as required.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Bachelors or higher degree in Accounting from an accredited four-year college or university.

7 years experience in professional accounting, with preference given to governmental accounting experience.

Supervisory experience required.

CPA, CIA and/or CGFO certification in good standing is required.

Experience with accounting applications, payroll procedures and practices, governmental procurement practice and applicable federal and state laws are a plus.

Local applicants only.


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