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Director of Accounting Systems and Controls
Job Type: Direct Hire
Status: Fulltime
Start Date : 03/02/2015
Hours : 8:00 - 5:00

Position Summary:

The Company is seeking a hands-on director of accounting systems and controls that has a strong command of SAP and system controls. This position is responsible for providing SAP support to accounting and various business users. Reporting to the VP & Controller, the successful candidate must be versatile and proactive with a solid work ethic and strong leadership. Design and implement solutions with expertise in various SAP modules and other SAP reporting applications such as Business Intelligence.

While this position is primarily located in the downtown Houston Headquarters office, some travel to the regas facility in Quintana, Texas, and to the Project Management Team (PMT) office located in the Westchase area in West Houston may be periodically required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist and play an integral role in the implementation of SAP.
  • Review and resolve system issues as well as the ability to lead system enhancements with business personnel, project teams and other members of the information system organization to ensure system requirements are met.
  • Responsible for implementation and support of enhancements within SAP FI/CO (among others) while ensuring standardization of solutions.
  • Prioritize and implement approved system change requests of all complexity levels by carrying out tasks as required during the full lifecycle of a system change request resulting in process improvements per defined business requirements for data warehouse environments.
  • Lead system enhancements by timely execution of tasks while working with other team members resulting in successful, on time and on budget projects.
  • Provide training for end users and support business questions in the area of financial reporting and planning.
  • Evaluate existing processes to identify areas for improvement through technology solutions.
  • Partner with the business by providing technical assistance and identifying opportunities to optimize business processes.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers that will help facilitate effective communication of business needs.

HSE Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the policies, efforts, and programs of Freeport LNG Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System.
  • Actively participate in the HSE Management System Policies.
  • Ensure that HSE concerns are given priority in all activities completed within their area of responsibility.
  • Implement routine inspections to ensure safe operating conditions.

Working Conditions & Physical Expectations

  • Primarily a typical office environment
  • Ability to move throughout all areas of the facilities
  • Ability to drive to other office locations
  • Stand and/or sit continuously and perform job functions for a full shift.

Job Requirements

Required Skills \ Skill Level

  • 10+ years of experience in corporate accounting or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Master Limited Partnerships and complex debt and capital structures
  • 8+ years of hands on configuration and project management experience in implementing and supporting SAP FI/CO
  • Strong business process knowledge within process and discrete manufacturing industries especially in the areas of refining, gas process and/or petrochemical.
  • Cross functional SAP knowledge and related integration tough points to other models.
  • Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems / or Accounting / Finance background with CPA
  • Proven project management experience
  • Professional SAP technical certifications are a plus. 

Required Education

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant 

This is a Direct Hire opportunity in Downtown.

Salary Range : 120,000 USD - 165,000 USD 
Please contact Linda Meacham at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] if qualified and interested

Job Snapshot

Contact Name Recruiter
Contact Phone 281.890.2220
Post Date 3/15/2015
Location Houston, TX
Base Pay $120,000.00 - $165,000.00 /Year
Other Pay DOE
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance, General Business
Education Graduate Degree
Experience At least 10 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Accounting - Finance, Other Great Industries, Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
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