Senior Accountant

Houston, TX (Hybrid) $70,000/yr - $90,000/yr Permanent

Senior Accountant – Houston (hybrid) – $80,000 – $90,000

Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Accountant to join their Finance team. As a Senior Accountant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the company’s financial records. This is a hybrid position, offering a mix of on-site and remote work to provide flexibility to the successful candidate.


1) Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare and analyze financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Generate regular financial reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and university policies.

2) Budget Management:

  • Collaborate with department heads to develop and monitor budgets.
  • Track budget variances and provide detailed analysis.
  • Assist in the preparation of budget proposals and forecasts.

3) General Ledger Maintenance:

  • Oversee the maintenance of the general ledger and chart of accounts.
  • Reconcile accounts and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Perform month-end and year-end close processes.

4) Audit Support:

  • Facilitate external and internal audits by providing necessary documentation and explanations.
  • Implement audit recommendations and ensure corrective actions are taken.

5) Compliance:

  • Stay current on accounting regulations and ensure compliance.
  • Implement and maintain internal controls to safeguard university assets.

6) Financial Analysis:

  • Conduct financial analysis to support strategic decision-making.
  • Provide insights and recommendations to improve financial performance.

7) Process Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains.
  • Implement best practices in financial management.

8) Training and Mentorship:

  • Provide guidance and training to junior accounting staff.
  • Foster a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment within the team.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a senior accounting role.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial accounting principles.
  • Experience with accounting software and proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy.

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    Natasha Chauhan

    Principal Consultant

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