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Accounting Assistant

4730 Consulate Plaza Dr #190, Houston, TX 77032, USA Req #164
Friday, June 26, 2020
Varel International Energy Services (VIES) is a global company comprised of divisions servicing the Oil & Gas businesses.  We operate in over 120 countries providing drilling and completion equipment, knowledge and expertise to achieve customer goals.  The key to the company's success is our innovative employees.  VIES offers an exciting and fast paced work environment, attractive benefits, and competitive pay. If you’re looking to invest in your career development, Varel International Energy Services is the right place for you. Come join our team! 

Summary: Supports the accounting department in all areas relating to day-to-day general financial transactions and reporting. Works under tight deadlines and performs a multitude of accounting activities including processing general ledger transactions, intercompany transactions, and maintaining current and proper coding of financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable). 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Processes accounts payable.  Performs three-way match of invoices to POs and reconciles any discrepancies with vendors and the Procurement department. Schedules and processes weekly payment runs and ensures payments are made promptly.

  • Posts, reviews, and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and business transactions. Reviews general ledger accounts and records following appropriate procedures. Assists with maintaining journal entry log.

  • Reconciles bank statements or department records. Maintains balance sheet reconciliations. 

  • Enters proper accounting for sales, cost, and inventory-related transactions in the system and the general ledger. Prepares aging reports, unbilled job reports, and communicates with receivable team for status updates weekly.

  • Reviews financial information to identify, research, and resolve discrepancies. Maintains and distributes up to date financial reports outlining activities that will assist management and its shareholders.

  • Performs end-of-month duties, as assigned, which includes journal entries and accounting schedules.  

  • Sorts, files, and maintains correspondence, electronic, and paper documents.  Ensures efficient retrieval.  Secures records and maintains records retention history.

  • Supports the accounting group by completing accounting/operational requests, and general office requests.  Assists with preparation of financial reports relating to internal/external audits providing copies of invoices, schedules, etc. 

  • Performs other duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

Required Education and Knowledge:

High School/GED diploma. 
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or related field from an accredited university preferred.   

Required Work Experience:

  • 3 years of exp in Accounting

  • 3 years in Oil &Gas

  • 3 years in using SAP as the main tool


Thank you for your interest in a career with Varel International Energy Services. 
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  • 4730 Consulate Plaza Dr #190, Houston, TX 77032, USA