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Position# (4203) Subsidiary Reporting Analyst- Joint Venture Accoun
Position Type: General Accounting
Compensation Range - Base: $56,000
Location: Houston, Tx
Position Description: DUTIES: Prepare all accounting schedules related to joint venture agreements, debt transactions, derivative agreements, and foreign tax calculations. Create additional schedules as necessary. Monitor joint venture general ledger activity booked by other departments/field locations, and identify errors and recommend adjusting entries as necessary. Reconcile cash accounts for the joint ventures, and perform cash accounting functions as necessary. Monitor debt agreements with shareholders of the joint ventures. Calculate capitalization rates and review entries made by Houston Property Accounting. Assist in preparation and distribution of audited and unaudited joint venture financial statements, including footnotes as required, in conformity with US GAAP and IFRS. Provide supporting documentation, ensuring that proper format is used, supporting schedules are prepared and all work papers are properly documented. Assist in preparation of consolidating trial balances (income statement and balance sheet) for joint ventures and their subsidiaries to be used in the preparation of consolidated subsidiary financial statements. Assist in identifying and preparing topside adjusting journal entries necessary for a fair presentation of the consolidated financial position of consolidated/stand-alone joint ventures. Prepare and post all approved journal entries into the accounting system necessary for preparation and finalization of the financial statements Analyze balance sheet accounts for each joint venture set of books for proper preparation and posting of journal vouchers. Propose, prepare and record journal vouchers necessary as a result of reconciling items identified. Assist in the coordination of the annual audits of the joint ventures, as required, and function as liaison with external auditors and other departments in the preparation of quarterly and annual joint venture financial statements, responding to questions and furnishing information upon request. Prepare audit schedule requests, as assigned. Keep abreast of organizational and operational changes and assist in identifying future activities that will require non-routine journal entries. Obtain an understanding of the complex corporate structure and relationships between our client company?s affiliates and the joint ventures. Maintain, and update as necessary, documentation of processes in compliance with Sarbanes- Oxley (SOX) Section 404. Ensure key controls are prepared in accordance with documented processes. Prepare and/or review as necessary assigned schedules for internal reporting and joint venture administration purposes. Assist with budget preparation and variance analysis for activities of the joint ventures. Assist with special projects as requested EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 3 years finance or accounting experience with an emphasis on general ledger accounting. Experience with multi-level consolidations, preparation of financial statements and footnotes in accordance with U.S. GAAP, and preparation of supporting workpaper documentation. Treasury, accounting for tax provisions, debt accounting, derivative accounting, budgeting, forecasting and public accounting experience is a plus. SKILLS: Ability to use spreadsheets, word processing, operating systems, database and communications software programs effectively. Exposure to general ledger accounting in large multi-company organizations. Understanding of basic financial equations such as NPV, IRR, WACC, etc. Ability to deal with ambiguity and learn complex legal agreements.
Job Requirements: SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Good oral and written communications; possess good organizational skills, a high level of self-integrity, ingenuity and initiative. The ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment and flexibility to work hours needed to meet deadlines EDUCATION: Bachelor degree with a major in Accounting or Finance; Minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. CPA or in active pursuit of CPA certification is a plus.
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