Lewis Energy Group

  • Director, Finance

    Location US-TX-San Antonio
    Req No.
  • Responsibilities

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

    Oversees accounting procedures, internal controls (implementing, monitoring, enhancing), and database management.

    Maintains all business insurance policies.

    Oversees banking accounts and relations.

    Audits work flow to assure accounting transactions are appropriately authorized.

    Substantiates expenditures and expense reports.

    Manages system software applications.

    Develops and maintains operational procedures and documentation of data flow.

    Maintains, analyzes and summarizes general ledger accounts.

    Produces accurate and timely financial statements, financial, statistical and ad hoc reports.

    Directs the budgeting process.

    Supervisory Responsibilities                                                      
    Manages supervisors, and other non-supervisory direct reports. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


    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. 
    Education and/or Experience                                                     
    Master's degree in Accounting required and a minimum of ten years of finance and public accounting experience, including five years in tax compliance and consulting, and three years in a financial management position with a Private Family Office.
    Language Skills                                                                 
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret accounting, financial and some technical information and documents, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    Mathematical Skills                                                        
    Mathematical skills commensurate with a minimum of fifteen years of advanced taxation, general ledger accounting and financial reporting experience, including an overall understanding of complex financial calculations.
    Reasoning Ability                                                            
    Analytical and strategic abilities to define problems and problem elements, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid and relevant conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    Must have a valid Texas driver’s license.
    Computer Skills                                                                
    MASS 90/200 (now Sage 100), Enertia Accounting software, or equivalent oil and gas ERP experience required. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word required.
    Other Skills and Abilities                                                             
    Project management and project development skills including budgets, cost controls, job costing, inventory analysis, reporting, etc.
    Planning, organizing and prioritization skills including setting goals and objectives, organizing activities, attending to details, following through to completion.
    Quality management including driving and promoting accuracy, thoroughness and reliability.
    Excellent communication skills to effectively communicate wants, needs and direction, active listening, relationship development, building trust, engaging both strong verbal and written skills. 
    Judgment and logical decision making skills.
    Ability to maintain confidentiality of information obtained throughout the course performance of duties.
    Other Qualifications
    Strong understanding of tax compliance issues resulting from related party entities. 
    Understanding of procurement practices, policies and procedures.
    Private Family Office industry experience preferred.
    Experience with Job Cost, PO modules a plus.
    Experience with the FFA regulatory and taxation issues involved in the ownership and usage of private aircraft.
    Experience accounting for investments, including preparation of tax and book basis schedules.
    International experience a plus.
    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. The employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; taste or smell. Vision abilities include close vision. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Work Environment 
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Primarily works in office environment, noise level is usually moderate.


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