Manager Operations Accounting

  • ascateconsultingservices
  • Dallas, TX
  • 06/17/2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

Responsible for overseeing the operational accounting group for assigned assets; set priorities and goals for the accounting team that supports the strategic plan and direction of the business. Ensure proper reviews are in place and that no material weaknesses exist for SOX compliance.

  • Coordinate with commercial and operations team to facilitate decision making and external customer and producer service
  • Generate and record timely and accurately all sales invoices/inter-company sales, purchase remittances, and transport invoices, as well as process the associated receipts and payments
  • Review and approve journal entries and closing files
  • Ensure that the results in the system and spreadsheets are timely and accurately reconciled with information in the General Ledger
  • Perform monthly revenue analysis timely and accurately; including accrued to actual variance analysis and prior period adjustment explanations
  • Reconcile each balance sheet account assigned and identify and timely resolve/clear any reconciling items
  • Ensure that entries are appropriately classified and in the correct account
  • Provide management reports and analysis for monthly, quarterly, and year-end close
  • Respond timely to both internal and external customer needs
  • Develop and implement system and process solutions
  • Set priorities and goals for the team that supports the strategic plan and direction of the Accounting group. Includes meeting with individual team members on a regular basis reviewing goals and performance objectives, providing feedback, direction and coaching to maximize performance of the team
  • Facilitate team environment, delegate tasks, reassign duties as appropriate, and create a positive and motivating climate for team members maximizing productivity
  • Provide technical guidance to employees, colleagues and/or customers
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED, required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, required
  • MBA, preferred
  • 10+ years of accounting experience, preferably in oil & gas or utility accounting, with at least 2 years of direct supervisory experience over accounting professionals
  • Hands-on experience with major ERP-based accounting systems, preferably PeopleSoft
  • Strong computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated experience with developing and implementing process improvements
  • Prior experience directly managing general accounting activities and professionals
  • Ability to communicate effectively within all levels of the organization
  • Good organization and documentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects or assignments simultaneously
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrate ability to research and correctly resolve complex accounting issues
  • Ability to develop and implement system and process improvement solutions
  • Ability to foster an effective team environment with good direction and coaching
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Demonstrates initiative and a positive attitude
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and appropriately apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to financial transactions including documenting and communicating accounting decisions to management and external auditors
  • Ability to delegate tasks and reassign duties as needed