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Accountant - USA

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Houston
Categories: Finance

Clough is a pioneering engineering and construction company established in 1919 in Perth, Western Australia. Clough delivers challenging projects for the infrastructure, mining, and energy industries underpinned by a dedication to problem solving and getting the job done safely and efficiently. Today, Clough manages a global workforce of almost 2000 people from operating centres across Australia, Papua New Guinea, Asia, Africa, UK, and North America. Our team strives for the best in everything, setting new safety and performance benchmarks every single day.

You are a customer and outcome focused individual with strong accountability and team orientation. You have the ability to work under pressure while maintaining a commitment to quality and attention to detail. Strong communication, analytical skills and a desire to continually improve processes are what make you successful. With proven experience in assisting in the production of financial reporting and management of Projects and Cost centres ensuring that the management of projects / cost centres complies with relevant statutory and accounting standards requirements and reporting is both timely and accurate.

Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring that all accounting processes comply with IFRS and company procedures and that accounting records correctly reflect the entity and project costs, assets and liabilities.
  • Ensuring Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet reconciliations are completed monthly.
  • Liaising with, and providing internal financial support to Cost Centre Managers in order that they ‘own’ their budget and forecast submissions.
  • Assisting with the preparation of budgets and forecasts.
  • Reconciling and analyzing financial records as required.
  • Assisting with tax compliance.
  • Ensuring Client invoices are promptly issued in line with contractual arrangements and receivables are maintained to payment terms.
  • Ensuring that all cash inflows & outflows are properly accounted for to reflect the status of the project’s cash position.
  • Consolidating regional financial results.
  • Ensuring that all forecasts have been accurately assessed and confirmed with the Project Manager.
  • Assisting in performing and monitoring Payroll tasks along with weekly and biweekly payroll.

You should possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree of Commerce or Accounting
  • CPA qualified, or working towards completion
  • A working knowledge of Accounting Standards
  • Previous experience in an Oil and Gas environment
  • Previous Oracle, or similar ERP, experience is desirable
  • Experience with data-handling and manipulation
  • (Microsoft Office), Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to see ‘big picture’ of organization
  • Ability to embrace and foster innovation and creativity

This is a very exciting time for Clough with many new projects on the horizon. If you meet the necessary requirements above and wish to be part of Clough’s success, then don’t delay – Apply now!

Please note: Clough reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process for this role immediately and the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date. Agency submissions will not be considered for this position.

Clough promotes a workforce culture that embraces diversity.

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