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JR05634 - JOB_POSTING-3-4823

Posted on 16 January, 2024

Dallas, Texas (United States of America)

Full time

Accounting & Reporting

About us:

The $1.6 billion North Tarrant Express 35W project spans 10.1 miles from I-30 in downtown Fort Worth to just south of the North Tarrant Parkway. The project is operated and maintained by a Cintra-led consortium. This project has improved mobility by adding additional road capacity through a combination of general highway lanes and continuous frontage roads, along with tolled express lanes that use variable pricing to keep traffic moving.

What makes us different? Our people come first. We want every single employee to develop both professionally and personally. With a strong focus on growth potential, we look to our internal employees as potential candidates for both national and international opportunities. We aim to achieve greatness by promoting from within every chance we get. We work hard and play hard and strive every day for success and achievement. With a diverse group of professionals working in a fast-paced environment, we achieve milestones constantly. And if that weren’t enough, we also offer our employees highly competitive insurance benefits, Paid Time Off, and a matching 401(k) program.

Job Description:

As a Senior Staff Accountant, you will manage a team responsible for assigned accounting functions and General Ledger and Subledger maintenance.   This includes Treasury Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, month-end procedures and compliance with all federal, state, and local accounting regulations.  This role includes supervisory responsibilities and leading a team.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and records daily business transactions in the General Ledger

  • Manages a team in a fast-paced environment to perform daily accounting operations efficiently and meeting deadlines. 

  • Develop and implement procedures and systems to improve accounting processes

  • Perform various analysis and reconciliations as required by the Controller, Treasurer and other leaders as needed.

  • Assisting the Treasurer for various treasury accounting, including but not limited to debt balance reconciliation and interest expense recalculation and reconciliation for various debt products including interest rate swaps.

  • Analyze and explain transactions with internal and external stakeholders

  • Oversee month-end procedures to ensure an accurate and timely close

  • Manages all Accounts Payable and Receivables functions and ensures accurate and timely payments and collections

  • Prepare wire transfer, check and ACH payment requests

  • Records the fixed asset additions and disposals, while maintaining the fixed asset sub-ledger

  • Assist with external and internal audits

  • Adoption of new accounting policies (US GAAP and IFRS) and ensure compliance with procedures and regulations

  • Coordinates workflow and procedures between finance and other departments

  • Understands cost accounting and the allocations required for monthly Cost Share

  • Assist in the creation and enforcement of standard operating procedures for accounting policies and procedures

  • Develop, mentor and influence performance of accounting team members

  • Build and foster relationships with other business units

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to fulfil those duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or a related field

  • 4+ years’ experience in Full Cycle Accounting or similar role

  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience or relevant experience in managing people and deadlines

  • CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred

  • ERP system experience, SAP is preferred

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Prior experience with internal control and SOX compliance preferred

Professional Qualities:

  • Effectively manage tasks and tight deadlines independently

  • Detail-oriented

  • Positively contribute to a team environment

  • Strong interpersonal communication, analytical and resolution skills

  • Must be able to multitask, problem solve, prioritize, and implement innovative processes within a fast-paced environment

Computer Skills:

  • Must be able to demonstrate computer proficiency, especially within Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point, as well as PC based programs

  • Familiarity with SAP accounting software is preferred

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to work onsite the regular office schedule

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus, as necessary to use a computer

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit

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