Project Accountant

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Position Summary  

This position documents and analyzes financial information related to fixed assets, controls and financial compliance functions; budgets and consolidates capital expenditures ('CAPEX'); assists with timely and accurate completion of tax documentation, internal and external audits, budgeting and consolidations.

Essential Job Functions

         Abides by all safety procedures and practices applicable to location and position; participates in appropriate safety training; demonstrates commitment to and support of SH&E principles and values; champions safety as necessary

         Performs other duties assigned by management that fall within the generally expected scope of this position

Fixed Assets Accounting

         Handles fixed assets accounting; coordinates consolidated reporting to parent company using appropriate protocols and systems

         Responds to inquiries regarding Net Book Value of assets

         Reviews all CAPEX requests for proper  authorization and budget compliance; maintains records and files for all CAPEX projects and budgets

         Assigns Finance /Project Account numbers; creates Master Asset numbers in preparation for capitalization of new assets

         Identifies assets for disposal or replacement

         Liaises with Project Managers, General and Operations Managers, Sales, and Finance facilitating and problem solving for all capital projects

         Compiles information and completes Investment Proposals for Projects

         Reviews and approves depreciation reports and posting in accounting system

         Capitalizes completed projects using accounting systems ensuring Company guidelines for new assets are utilized

         Monitors all spending for ongoing CAPEX Projects ensuring budget and policy compliance

         Reports fixed asset activity monthly and quarterly in the Hyperion system

         Reviews completed CAPEX project reports for Controller

         Performs on site audits of assets as required, preferably annually; travels to locations

         Recommends and implements new procedures within Corporate guidelines; implements process improvements; streamlines processes and increases efficiency; maximizes software performance

Financial Reporting & Controls

         Performs accurate and timely analysis of financial reports

         Consolidates financial information as required; formats may vary according to need

         Produces various management reports as needed (i.e., census, overtime graphs, property compliance, etc.)

         Compiles and analyzes reports of various financial information used for management action

         Assists with budget process

         Verifies information and consolidates budgets for assigned entities and functional areas

         Completes timely accounting, coordinates review and approvals of all capital expenditures and

         Allocates and accrues funds for various financial risk reduction measures (i.e., insurance premiums and payments, payment of taxes to various U.S.  entities)

Experience Requirement

         Minimum of 3 – 5 years experience in company accounting with experience in financial reporting, budgeting, financial compliance, tax accounting and/or  auditing

         Experience with petroleum, petrochemical, chemical and related industries preferred;

         international business experience helpful

         Good understanding of GAAP, International Financial Reporting Standards, FASB, Sarbanes

         Oxley and similar regulations and requirements

         Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial systems; proven  analytical skills

         Proven ability to operate under  stressful situations (i.e., multiple deadlines, multiple customers, and different conditions and formats of data)

         In-depth understanding of financial reporting and financial management concepts (i.e., budgeting, return on investment, ROCE,  cost of goods/services sold, profitability, KPIs, etc.)

         Excellent computer skills, including ability to easily use MS Office suite; ability to create, read and manipulate Excel spreadsheets

         Ability to read,  understand, analyze, negotiate and report on standard or complex information of all kinds in English

         Excellent English communications skills, both oral and written

         Customer service focus including the ability to speak diplomatically; problem solver

         Ability to multi-task; experience in project management

Education Requirement

         Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or similar degree required

         Advanced degree in related area, CPA or equivalent experience helpful

Application process

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