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Control and Report Associate Accountant
Ref No.: 18-07245
Location: Plano, Texas
Supports the Information Technology (IT) Division and/or Other Horizontal Team. Functions supported include but not limited to project accounting with an emphasis on capital expenses for software development and/or Global Horizontals through accounting, analysis, and reporting of each period's close activities. They will also provide assistance in other areas where needed. 

Role Responsibilities: 
• Provide accounting guidance to Project and Finance Managers. Review capital/expense (CapEx's) spend through project life cycle and contracts to make accounting recommendations as appropriate. 
• Review and prepare/process period journal entries in accordance with period calendar deadlines. Ensure all support complies with GAAP and Food and Beverage policies. 
• Query and perform financial statement analysis in accordance with period calendar deadlines. 
• Review CIP and work with Project Managers and Fixed Asset Accountant to determine when assets should be placed in service. 
• Perform CapEx tie-out at least quarterly to ensure project spend is within approved limits. 
• Prepare timely and accurate period financial reporting packages. 
• Validate, approve and release projects for spend during Annual Operating Plan (AOP) process. 
• Perform project-related SOX controls for Capital Spend and Prepaid Expenses 
• Assist with the review of Research & Development CapEx's (add) 

Required Education & Experience 
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance 
• CPA, CPA Candidate, or MBA 
• 2 - 4 years of relevant accounting/financial experience 
• Microsoft Office proficiency; especially MS Excel 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
• Strong Analytical skills 
• Ability to adapt and consistently apply on the job skills/knowledge obtained to a dynamic business environment