Lewis Energy Group

General Ledger Accountant

Location US-TX-San Antonio
Req No.
2018-7326
Category
Accounting/Finance/Payroll

Overview

Summary
Performs tasks needed to maintain the accuracy of all financial data for an organization comprised of multiple business entities for purposes of adhering to accepted accounting procedures, as well as external governmental and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reviews detailed general ledger transactions and historical activity in order to ensure accurate reporting of financial data.
  • Performs analysis of complex financial transactions and prepares the associated general ledger entries, including annual and periodic updates of investment holdings.
  • Prepares consolidating entries to accurately reflect total organizational financial position.
  • Prepares financial statements and various analytical reports for use by management.
  • Reconciles intercompany payables and receivables, researching discrepancies and presenting proposed corrections to leadership.
  • Reviews transactions to ensure proper classification as capital or operational expenditures.
  • Maintains fixed asset records.
  • Prepares Federal Forms 1096s and 1099s on an annual basis.
  • Prepares accounts receivable transactions, including preparation of invoices and entering receipt of payments within the accounting system;
  • Provids support to the payables process, as needed, including the following: Originating wire and ACH transactions and posting those transactions to the accounting system; Entering vendor invoices into the accounting system; and Issuing checks for payment to vendors.
  • Other ad hoc financial documentation and analysis, as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

Qualifications
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience
10+ years employed by a CPA firm as a bookkeeper, with a diverse client base, including those associated with: Construction and real estate; Partnership and S Corp ownership; and Investment holdings.
5+ years working within a paperless office environment;
Investment & K-1 accounting experience
Payroll and Income tax preparation experience a plus;
Accounts payable experience strongly preferred;
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Accounting, finance or related field from four-year college or university;

 

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondences, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

 

Reasoning Ability
Very High Skills: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient with: Excel; Adobe Pro; 1096/1099 preparation software; SAGE100/Mas90 or an equivalent accounting system, experience with SAP payables module is a plus; Fixed asset software, such as BNA, MAS90, Prosytems, Fixed Asset CS, or equivalent software; Paperless document management systems, such as Prosystems Engagement, Ultratax File room, or equivalent, is a Plus; and Researching and trouble-shooting issues that arise within software applications.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
N/A
Other Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated track record of analyzing business and financial records as needed for the preparation of financial reports and adjustment of financial data.
Ability and willingness to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Flexibility to transition between tasks with minimal notice.
Dedication to ensuring positive relationships with members of the team.
Ability to perform independently and efficiently with minimal supervision, including moving processes forward without prompting.

 

Other Qualifications
Must possess a thorough understanding of general ledger and double entry accounting.

 

Physical Demands
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.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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