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Senior Cost Accountant

Search Services Houston Full-Time
$92,000.00 - $97,000.00 / year
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Private equity backed; fast-growing oilfield services company is adding several positions to their accounting/finance group. Supporting manufacturing division of the company.  


  • Responsible for monthly closing process, including journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Produce monthly financial statements, including absorption and manufacturing variances.
  • Manage the A/R and A/P subledgers in coordination with management and treasury.
  • Maintain detailed records on inventory and manage count process in coordination with management.
  • Perform variance analysis between actual and expected results.
  • Lead financial planning & analysis for the business unit.
  • Work with management on the preparation of the annual budget.
  • Support internal and external auditors as needed.
  • Execute function in accordance with company standards, GAAP and applicable laws.
  • Perform other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.
  • Conduct all business activities in accordance with company policies and procedures, core values, and all applicable legal requirements.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • 5 to 10 years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in cost accounting (standard costing) employed in a manufacturing environment.
  • 3+ years working with manufacturing ERP system and accounting system; experience with QuickBooks preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications, including but not limited to Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Skills required

Financial Statements
Analyze Bill
Perform Cost Estimate
Financial Analysis
Cost Information
Reconcile Physical Inventory


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Senior Cost Accountant
$92,000.00 - $97,000.00 / year
Estimated Salary: $81K
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Search Services was founded in 2000 by Heather and Tony Gray. Prior to the founding, Heather and Tony had both worked in the audit practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Heather became an accounting and finance recruiter for a large national firm in 1995, and Tony had been part of a successful technology startup that went public in the late 90’s. The first division of Search Services, Search Finance, was launched as a marriage of their shared accounting backgrounds, Heather’s recruiting experience, and Tony’s experience with startups.


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