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Regional Accountant

Company: Confidential Location: Texas
City/Region: Dallas Commitment: Full Time
Contract Type: Direct Hire Practice Area: Accounting
Education: Undergraduate Degree

Our client is located in some of the most desirable boating locations in the United States. As the largest and fastest growing marina owner and operator in the world, the opportunities for growth are extensive.  Our client is a fast-paced private equity sponsored company with strong leadership and a fun and friendly environment. This is an opportunity to work with some of the sharpest people in the industry and to be a part of growing an organization. We are looking only for career-minded individuals who want to play an important role on a winning team.

Position Summary

The Regional Accountant is responsible for all of the accounting for the assigned region. This position will handle month-end close and monthly reconciliation responsibilities. This position will work with all levels of management and must have strong verbal and written communication skills.  Our client is growing and as such this individual must be open to change. This role will be challenged to take ownership over its responsibilities and to seek, propose, and drive process improvements across its areas of responsibilities. We pride ourselves on being the BEST at what we do. We expect all our staff to behave in a professional, respectful, and inclusive manner while demonstrating maturity, commitment, and excellence in all work and communication. This role suits an energetic person who can be innovative and flexible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the month-end close process by preparing recurring and non-recurring journal entries, analyzing account trends and running related monthly reports for the properties in the assigned region
  • Prepare monthly GL/sub-ledger reconciliations and prepare monthly analytics (flux analysis)
  • Serve as the point person for all assigned property matters
  • Prepare financial statements and monthly reporting requirements for assigned properties
  • Review P&L accounts for misclassified items and adjust as required
  • Prepare month-end accrual entries
  • Utilize technology to prepare and produce management reports
  • Work closely with various teams in the company (finance, treasury, accounts payable, etc.) to ensure compliance
  • Communicate effectively with corporate operations and marina property personnel to ensure transactions are recorded appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Assist with process improvement initiatives
  • Assist with preparing and reviewing internal and external audit requests
  • Support group deliverables for management and compliance reporting requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA or CPA Candidate is a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience
  • Experience working for a publicly traded company or for a CPA firm required
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience with automated accounting programs and systems
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must possess proficient ability to communicate in English in oral and written format
  • Must have auditing skills, with the ability to research and reconcile difficult accounts
  • Must have a strong reconciliation background
  • Must have experience multi-tasking and working in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Knowledge of and experience with NetSuite and/or BlackLine a plus

Minimum Soft Skills Qualifications

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to learn quickly, produce results and work within tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Must possess intellectual curiosity; status quo will not suffice
  • Results driven individual who is a team player
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Exercises good judgement, takes ownership of the entire process
  • Must be proactive and engaged
  • Willingness to suggest process improvements and share ideas for best practices
  • Ability to apply discretion and trust with confidential material
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and reviewing financial data
  • Ability to effectively apply analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excited about working for a growing company


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