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Accountant - I 

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Accountant - I

Accountant - I

Denver, CO

6 Months

Additional notes:

- possible temp to hire for right candidate

- would like resource to be onsite for training period, can continue to work remote or go onsite (if/as needed). HQ will be moving from downtown Denver to DTC area. COVID vaccination policy possibly forthcoming

- would prefer fresh out of college candidates who are very smart, quick on their toes, fairly new to finance career, someone who can grow in the role / with the team. However candidate would need to have a solid accounting principles background, know debits/credits and/or on a CPA track

- finance or economics background doesn't mesh well with the role, need pure accounting

- NOT LOOKING for seasoned candidates

- as a corporate accounting resource, you will have exposure to various areas of accounting: general ledger accounting, joint venture accounting, regulatory and SEC reporting, consolidation etc.

- 2 interviews (webex/teams video) with team members and manager

Maintains accounting policies and fiscal controls, prepares financial reports, and safeguards the organization's assets. Ensures compliance with financial transaction recording standards and maintains accounting and financial reports including general ledger, cash payments/collections, financial statements, regulatory and management reports for assigned assets.

What you will be responsible for

" Performs basic accounting tasks such recording entries to the general ledger or the preparation of various accounting statements and reports

" Conducts basic monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close functions with all transactions recorded, valued and documented in accordance with US General Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other regulatory guidelines

" Completes reconciliations accurately and timely ensuring that balances are valid, supportable and match, that ledgers are compliant with relevant standards, and that any outstanding items are follows up and resolved

" Analyzes accounting reports and schedules for internal (management reporting) and/or external audiences (compliance reporting) while being able to explain all significant variances from estimate

" Works proactively with external auditors to drive timely closure of accounting matters and supports the Finance teams to ensure proper accounting and disclosures

" Assists in the review and evaluation of financial accounting/ administration and internal control processes and procedures with ongoing testing in accordance to Sarbanes-Oxley

" Accrues transactions on an estimate basis, analyzes actual monthly margins, and compares to business estimates to accurately report true-up results discussed in earnings calls and reported to management

" Learns to identify financial accounting risks and contributes towards developing and implementing mitigating strategies

" Exercises judgment within defined practices and procedures to determine appropriate solutions to projects of limited scope and complexity ensuring compliance with current federal and/or state accounting related laws and regulations

" Performs other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

External Qualifications

" Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a similar degree field and/or equivalent experience

" 1-3 yes experience; oil and gas industry experience preferred

" Knowledge of General Accounting Principles (GAAP) and relevant legislation

" Understanding of Microsoft Office ( Outlook, Word, Excel -vlookups, tables, formulas etc); integrated accounting systems such as PeopleSoft, QLM, RightAngle, Allegro, and Tips experience preferred

" Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to build relationships and influence at a local level and across a broad organization

" Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

" Analytical thinker who can prioritize their time

" Self-motivated to learn and grow in a challenging industry