General Ledger / Sr. Accountant (Las Colinas)
ESCO - Irving, TX

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Job Description:
ESCO is launching a financial shared services group
located in Las Colinas. This is an opportunity to help
build a shared service center from the ground up. The
initial hires into the group will be well positioned for
advancement and cross functional training opportunities.
The team will also gain significant post- merger
integration experience through planned acquisitions.
The General Ledger / Sr. Accountant is responsible for
the maintenance of the general ledger and the monthly
accounting cycle. A thorough knowledge of US GAAP
(Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and ability
administers all internal standards is required. This
position ensures that accounting transactions are
properly recorded, posted, processed, and reported to
ensure accurate presentation of the balance sheet and
income statement; responds to internal customer
escalations and ensures compliance with internal
financial and accounting controls; helps coordinate
activities that support the preparation of monthly and
quarterly financial reports, profit and loss statements;
and monitors general ledger maintenance and monthly
accounting processing activities to ensure thoroughness
and accuracy.

Job duties include:
  • Responds to customer escalations and exceptions to
research and resolve inquiries in a timely manner.
Works with corporate and business units to identify
process work that allows migration opportunity to
Shared Services Site.
  • Performs monthly close process and ensures books and
records are accurately stated and all close
procedures are completed
  • Communicates process objectives, steps, and changes
to ensure processes are performed in compliance with
company close schedule
  • Identifies and analyzes process errors and anomalies
(e.g., coding errors, variance analysis, etc.) to
ensure customers receive thorough and accurate
replies for improving ineffective processes
  • Reviews SOX and Self Audit findings to improve
processes and ensure quality and efficiency
compliance
  • Evaluates reporting requirements to ensure systems
meet operating guidelines and regulatory standards
  • Develops and conducts systems training to provide
new processes for enhancing efficiency and
productivity
  • Prepares and certifies reconciliations are prepared
timely, accurately and in compliance with company
guidelines
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Finance or
Accounting
  • Must have 3-5 years’ general ledger experience in a
corporate accounting function
  • Certified Public Accountant preferred
  • Foreign Language Preferred – Spanish, Portuguese
and/or Mandarin

Additional Required Skills & Abilities:
  • Demonstrated capability to help process and lead the
month-end close
  • Recording, preparing and reviewing journal entries
and reconciliations
  • Demonstrates a broad business and accounting
knowledge; describes generally accepted accounting
practice (GAAP) methods
  • Ability to distinguish between “big picture”
concepts and comments and specialized, smaller
specific facts associated with work; notes the
specifics of events and experiences; explains, in
general, how details impact end goals or outcomes;
ensures that work is completed accurately and with
the appropriate level of detail
  • Demonstrates an understanding of basic financial
concepts such as cash flows, operating profit/loss,
and net income; conducts financial analyses
  • Addresses and resolves issues impacting information
systems reporting; looks for ways to minimize close
time and improve close process
ESCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer
M/F/Disability/Veteran Agencies – please DO NOT contact
ESCO with unsolicited services or offers
Req. Code : 293
Division/Department : Corporate
% of Travel Required : 0-10%
Offer Relocation : No

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