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General Ledger Accountant

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 144291 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: The basic purpose of this position is to perform the cash reporting and accounting reporting processes related to Musket’s accounting, and assist the Manager with Financial Statement evaluation and variance analysis/explanation.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cash clearing components of the periodic close process (monthly/annual)
  • Review/Approve cash clearing and additional A/R and A/P accrual journal entries for Musket
  • Review and examine the Musket monthly financial statements, preparing explanations for significant changes
  • Monitor the settlement transactions in RightAngle to ensure accuracy/completeness
  • Review monthly balance sheet workpapers
  • Interact with external auditors to assist with completing the year-end audit
  • Prepare variance analysis and explanations monthly/quarterly/annually for assigned areas
  • Other duties assigned as needed

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
      • Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting, Finance or related field preferred
  • Experience:
      • 1-2 years’ experience in corporate accounting; energy industry, SAP & RightAngle experience a plus
      • Experience in accounting for foreign exchange preferred

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
      • Collaboration/Conflict Management – Ability to work with other teams to create/improve processes
      • Ability to manage numerous concurring demands with tight timelines
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Intermediate to Advanced skills in Excel

 

  • Typical Physical Demands:
        • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
        • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
      • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
      • Requires normal range of hearing and vision

Job Function(s): Accounting and Finance 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


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