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Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of accounting related to terminals within a specific region or multiple regions.

What will the Staff Accountant do?

  • Generate and record invoices for appropriate charges per customer contracts: throughput fees, ancillary fees, contractual gain/loss settlements, etc.

  • Create and analyze monthly terminal margin reports for variances between current month, prior month and budget for management review and approval.

  • Monitor regional contracts for new agreements, amendments, terminations and annual contract escalations, with assistance from Sr. Accountant.

  • Review Terminal month-end inventory statements for acceptable gain/loss, researching any operational variances issues with Operations and Business Development.

  • Track monthly gain/loss volumes and excess/deficient volumes for reporting and settlement purposes.

  • Responsible for invoice distribution and any customer inquiries.

  • Calculate and record monthly journal entries for revenues, cost of goods sold and/or variable expenses.

  • Research outstanding receivables on a routine basis; resolving unapplied cash issues with cash management, coordinating with Business Development to resolve any outstanding balances.

  • Research and resolve issues with Terminal Managers, Business Development, vendors and customers as needed. This includes researching and resolving volumetric and pricing discrepancies.

  • Perform monthly account reconciliations.

  • Assist in response to internal and external audit requests.

  • Ensure detailed compliance with Sarbanes/Oxley controls and procedures.

  • Build good working relationships with operations personnel.

  • Assist Managers and Sr. Accountants on various projects/tasks.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What we are looking for in a Staff Accountant:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and ability to interact effectively with various levels of staff and management.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Proficiency with accounting concepts, such as financial statements, journal entries, and balance sheets.

  • Motivated, self-directed and results-oriented mindset with adaptive thought approaches to problem solving and automation.

  • Effective in a dynamic environment, adapting to and managing change in a positive and proactive manner.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure to meet deadlines while maintaining highest quality of work product.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Strong leadership abilities, including an assertive (yet diplomatic) personality, a great attitude, and ability to handle change.

  • Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Excel Suite Products and Adobe Acrobat.

Experience/Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.

  • 2-4 years of professional accounting experience.

  • Experience within Oil and Gas Industry or Manufacturing preferred.

  • Experience using SAP is preferred but not required.


  • Medical/Pharmacy Plan

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account Plan

  • Health Savings Account

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match

  • Life Assistance Plan

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Wellness Program

Full time
Brownsville, TX 78520, US