McDermott Principal Accountant (ERP Finance GL Process Lead) in Houston, Texas

Title: Principal Accountant (ERP Finance GL Process Lead)

Location: USA-Texas-Houston

Job Overview:

GL Lead for Finance processes across Oracle ERP implementation Project expected to start in Q1 of 2019 including GL and I/C

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Part of the GL Team in the ERP R2R project

  • Subject matter expert for Finance GL processes

  • Help design and simplify close processes across MDR Onshore and Offshore

  • Responsible for data conversions and validation for GAAP and Statutory Balance Sheet for Onshore and Offshore

  • Responsible for changes and improvement to GL and Closing Processes

  • Participate in all training and testing cycles

  • Help build test cases and responsible for validating test results

  • Help drive engagement with finance teams across the areas to get their feedback and help drive business buy-in

  • Change agent for new processes and procedures within the Finance Team

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years of finance experience

  • MBA/CPA or equivalent degree in finance

  • Finance GL process expertise

  • ERP-COA expertise

  • Knowledge of General ledger account reconciliations

  • Monthly financials and supplemental schedules

  • Analysis of balance sheet accounts

  • Knowledge of monthly closing processes

  • Intercompany accounting including reconciling intercompany billing and receivables between entities

  • Identify Issues and recommend/implement best practice solutions

  • Internal controls and accounting principles and financial standards

  • Familiarity with SOX testing & Audit reviews

  • Prior ERP/Project experience preferred

  • Business process improvement experience that resulted in either time-savings or cost reductions

  • Responsible for changes and improvement to GL and Closing Processes

  • Prior experience in IT projects / ERP Oracle experience (Preferred)

  • Change management experience

  • Varied Finance experience across AP, AR, Project Accounting, Reporting etc. preferable

Company Overview:

McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions—from the wellhead to the storage tank—to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.

Job Field: Finance & Accounting

Job Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Direct / Regular

Travel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting: Jan 9, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

Requisition ID: 1809196

McDermott is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.