Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller

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Our client is focused on the acquisition and exploitation of upstream assets. 

Job Summary
We are looking for an organized and driven Financial Reporting Manager or Assistant Controller to join our growing team. This position will be responsible for overseeing the month-end close for the G/L, preparation of monthly/quarterly account reconciliations and analysis as well as preparation of quarterly financial statements and notes. This position will report to the EVP – Accounting and will have a Senior Accountant as a direct report. A successful Financial Reporting Manager combines excellent analytical skills, a thorough knowledge of accounting principles and experience in coordinating the month-end close processes and to oversee preparation of analysis and financial statements and notes. The ideal candidate has prior experience in overseeing general ledger activities, including month-end close, and preparation of financial statement and notes.

Duties & Responsibilities
 Lead preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements
 Lead the design, implementation and maintenance of system reports ? Supervise month-end close for General Ledger and coordinate the overall month-end close process with other departments
 Lead general accounting function, including recurring manual journal entries, account reconciliations, and accounts analysis
 Assist with cash projections, borrowing requirements
 Lead the process of preparation of annual budgets and forecasts
 Lead analytical reviews for all areas of accounting and issues resolution
 Coordinate with external auditors and tax professionals
 Document and maintain accounting policies and internal controls documentation
 Perform technical accounting research and documentation, including implementation of new standards
 Assist with special projects and ad-hoc reports

Qualifications & Skills
 Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
 8+ years accounting experience
 CPA certification
 Extensive knowledge of US GAAP
 Excellent organizational, problem-solving, project management and communication skills
Experience in preparation of financial accounting statements and notes  Experience with overseeing general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
?Experience in accounting for Exploration and Production
 Expertise with Quorum is a plus