Senior Accountant

  • 205 Marcon Drive, Lafayette, LA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded in 1934, Parker Drilling provides advanced drilling solutions to the energy industry. We are a technically innovative company providing worldwide drilling services, rental tools and project management, including rig design, construction and operations management.

Job Description

This position with the Accounting Department is responsible for analyzing and preparing complex financial analyses, creating timely and accurate financial statements and supporting the Assistant Controller and Controller as well as peer members of the team.

Essential functions

Support the analysis of the business and corporate functional organizations.

Review and/or process month-end, quarter-end and year-end journal entries and prepare complex account analyses.

Reconcile, or review, assigned general ledger accounts on a monthly basis.

Prepare monthly, quarterly and year–end financial reports showing operating performance.

Prepare periodically required Government Reports.

Prepare monthly bank reconciliations, or support those with direct responsibility for the process.

Exhibit friendly, positive and team-like behavior.

Abide by Company policies and procedures.

Other duties and special projects as assigned.
* Ensure that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards.

Responsible for safety of self and others in the vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors and guests.

Provide visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk.

Do not take short cuts or unnecessary risks and actively work with others to ensure they take due care and do not put themselves or others at risk.

Ensure all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company procedure.

As needed, seek advice from HSE representative.

Additional functions

See attached Job Description


Qualifications, skills and abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required.

CPA is preferred.

Should have at least 5 years of work experience.

Must be analytical and a problem solver capable of working in a team environment.

Must be a detail oriented, self-starter and able to work with little supervision while maintaining goals/tasks.

Must be able to operate a 10 key by touch and type 40+ WPM.

Must have good PC skills to include all MS Office products with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Must be knowledgeable of GAAP.

Must be proficient with data upload processes.

Must have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors.

Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions.

Additional qualifications, skills and abilities

See attached Job Description

Physical demands and work environment

The physical demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and/or move objects of up to 25 pounds. Hearing, seeing ability of rapid mental coordination. It is required to be mentally alert for entire regular shift.
This position will typically work in a climate controlled building in the corporate office of Parker Drilling.

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