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Posted: Fri Feb 02 2024

Technical Accounting Manager (Debt & Derivatives)

Houston, Texas

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Senior Manager of Technical Accounting (Debt & Derivatives) 
Location: Houston, TX
Salary: $180,000
Schedule: Hybrid
Bonus: 25%

Active CPA Preferred | IFRS & US GAAP Knowledge

We are seeking a dynamic accounting professional with an active CPA license, preferable experience in a national or major regional public accounting firm. The ideal candidate should possess a strong understanding of commodity derivatives, application of accounting principles, and the ability to work with limited supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Derivative Accounting Oversight:

    • Supervise day-to-day derivative accounting transactions and month-end controls.
    • Collaborate with mid-office/risk and trading/supply teams for effective transaction accounting.
    • Lead external reporting processes for derivative-related matters, including earnings calls and financial statements.
  2. Policy Development & Compliance:

    • Develop, implement, and maintain derivative accounting policies and procedures.
    • Ensure team compliance with established policies and procedures.
    • Manage and be the primary point of contact for all derivative accounting matters with external auditors.
  3. Technical Accounting Leadership:

    • Lead staff development in understanding risk management strategies and derivative positions.
    • Represent the Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) in discussions on transaction considerations and ensure GAAP application.
    • Manage critical accounting policies, analyze industry reference sources, and ensure compliance in financial statements.
  4. Financial Reporting Coordination:

    • Coordinate with the Financial Reporting Manager on quarterly and annual financial statements.
    • Review GAAP disclosure checklists for accuracy and completeness.
  5. Training and Development:

    • Lead staff training on challenging technical accounting topics and current issues.
    • Stay updated on developments pertinent to the organization.
  6. Additional Responsibilities:

    • Prioritize and manage multiple projects.
    • Facilitate change management, both accepting and leading it.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

If you are a proactive, detail-oriented CPA with a background in derivative accounting and a passion for continuous learning and development, we invite you to apply for this impactful role. Join our team and contribute to the success of our organization.

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