SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Full-time

at Gladieux Metals Recycling in Freeport, TX (Published at June-20-2018)

Position Summary:  The Senior Accountant will prepare, manage and/or direct the preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position outlooks and forecasts, annual budgets and other reporting as required by regulatory agencies.  Comply with all generally accepted accounting standards and also with company policies and procedures, federal, state and local policies.  Conduct or coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.  Primary contact for external auditors. Direct and coordinate debt financing in addition to debt service payments with external agencies. Provide recommendations for procedural improvements.  Receive and record requests for disbursements and authorize disbursements in accordance with company policies.  Monitor capital spending and related budgets.  Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget.  Recommend benchmarks and best practices for measuring the financial and operating performance of departments.  Ultimate responsibility for monthly and annual closing process.  Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.  Assist with payroll processing.  This position is expected to grow into a Controller role over the next 12-18 months.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience in accounting, preferably within a manufacturing or refining environment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in addition to the ability to make financial presentations to executives
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word with knowledge of ERP systems a plus
  • Must work well with others and promote a team environment


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