Senior Accountant-Transactional Support

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $85,000 - $88,000 per year
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Senior Accountant-Transactional Support

job summary:
  • Assist the Accounting Manager of Technical Accounting for Transaction Support with the following tasks:

    • Performing complex purchase accounting for business combinations and other acquisition transactions, including preparing valuation models as needed.
    • Coordinating with external valuation specialists for the preparation of valuation models for assets acquired and liabilities assumed in acquisition transactions.
    • Performing technical accounting research, as well as documenting GAAP accounting and/or SEC reporting for mergers and acquisitions as needed.
    • Quarterly SOX review of contingent consideration liabilities.
  • Coordinate formal kick-off and closing meetings related to acquisition transactions with the division accountants.
  • Coordinate quarterly certifications with the divisions regarding consolidation reconsideration events.
  • Prepare journal entries for purchase accounting, accretion for redeemable equity, and other ad hoc entries as needed, and reconcile entries to the ledger.
  • Prepare periodic forecasts related to acquisition transactions, including forecasting for amortization, accretion for redeemable equity, and non-cash compensation expense, to be provided to corporate planning
  • Prepare various quarterly internal and external reporting schedules related to acquisition transactions.
  • Provide guidance to division accountants on the accounting needed for acquisition transactions as needed.
  • Perform various other tasks supporting acquisition accounting as needed
 
location: Houston, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $85,000 - 88,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Assist the Accounting Manager of Technical Accounting for Transaction Support with the following tasks:

    • Performing complex purchase accounting for business combinations and other acquisition transactions, including preparing valuation models as needed.
    • Coordinating with external valuation specialists for the preparation of valuation models for assets acquired and liabilities assumed in acquisition transactions.
    • Performing technical accounting research, as well as documenting GAAP accounting and/or SEC reporting for mergers and acquisitions as needed.
    • Quarterly SOX review of contingent consideration liabilities.
  • Coordinate formal kick-off and closing meetings related to acquisition transactions with the division accountants.
  • Coordinate quarterly certifications with the divisions regarding consolidation reconsideration events.
  • Prepare journal entries for purchase accounting, accretion for redeemable equity, and other ad hoc entries as needed, and reconcile entries to the ledger.
  • Prepare periodic forecasts related to acquisition transactions, including forecasting for amortization, accretion for redeemable equity, and non-cash compensation expense, to be provided to corporate planning
  • Prepare various quarterly internal and external reporting schedules related to acquisition transactions.
  • Provide guidance to division accountants on the accounting needed for acquisition transactions as needed.
  • Perform various other tasks supporting acquisition accounting as needed
 
qualifications:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Multi-task oriented.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Team-player.
  • Self-motivated; shows initiative.
  • Strong analytical skills a plus.
  • Ability to research accounting literature a plus.
Education & Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
  • CPA certification or working towards one.
  • Three to five years of accounting experience, with at least two to three years of public accounting experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of accounting for acquisition transactions including business combinations, non-controlling interests, variable interest entity and consolidation accounting a plus.
  • Oracle, BPC, or Workiva experience a plus
Ready to start your new career? Email Kourtney Kadrich at kourtney.kadrich@randstadusa.com

 
skills: Acquisitions/Due Diligence, Month-End Close, Valuations
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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