Senior Accountant (Manufacturing)

  • 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 is responsible for assisting the Accounting Department in financial analysis, creating timely and accurate financial statements, reconciliation of accounts and financial reporting projects. 

Essential functions

  • Process month-end, quarter-end and year-end balancing and journal entries. Reconcile general ledger accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year–end financial reports showing operating performance.
  • Responsible for accounting for Inventory and related controls.
  • Involvement in eliminations, consolidations and financial analysis of assigned business regions.
  • Responsible for internal financial reporting, including budgeting and forecasting.
  • Exhibit friendly, positive and team-like behavior.
  • Abide by Company policies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Necessary 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.
  • Should have at least 7 years of work experience, including Manufacturing Accounting.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
  • Deadline driven, experienced in month end close process
  • Must be 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  able  to  effectively  communicate  with  management, intercompany partners, customers and vendors.
  • Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions.

Position competencies

  • Initiating & Driving Change • Acts as a catalyst for and takes responsibility for leading, directing, and managing organizational change • Develops new insights into situations and applies innovative solutions • Creates work environment that encourages creative thinking and innovation • Drives step changes in how the company operates • Understands how to change and addresses not only systems and processes, but also cultural aspects of change • Is good at bringing the creative ideas of others to market • Develops a change strategy that includes milestones and timelines • Accurately assesses the potential barriers and resources necessary for change initiatives • Understands and supports the need for change • Envisions and articulates the intended result of the change process • Provides direction and focus during the change process • Helps to generate support of the changes throughout the organization • Identifies and enlists allies who support the change process • Provides resources, removes barriers, and acts as an advocate for those initiating change
  • Result Focused • Establishes clear, specific performance goals, expectations, and priorities • Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully • Is constantly and consistently one of the top performers • Very bottom-line oriented • Steadfastly pushes self and others for results • Navigates quickly and effectively to resolve problems and obstacles • Persists to complete tasks / responsibilities, even in the face of difficulties • Develops a sense of urgency in others to complete tasks • Operates with personal ownership and looks for ways to improve performance all the time • Challenges him- or herself and others to raise the bar on performance • Focuses people on critical activities that yield a high impact • Holds self and others accountable for delivering high-quality results on time and within budget (e.g., models high work standards and demands the same from others)
  • Team Work • Blends people into teams when they are needed • Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team • Shares wins and successes • Fosters open dialogue • Lets people finish and be responsible for their work • Seeks consensus among diverse viewpoints as a means of building group commitment • Defines success in terms of the whole team • Creates a feeling of belonging in the team • Values the contributions of all team members • Creates an environment that encourages open communication amongst team members • Creates an environment that encourages collective problem solving amongst team members
  • Customer Focus • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers • Gets first-hand customer information and uses it to understand customers' business issues and needs for improvements in products and services • Acts with customer in mind • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect • Genuinely enjoys working with customers to build long-term partnerships • Creates a sense of customer focus throughout their team/ department/ business unit

Physical demands and work environment

  • Ability to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
  • N/A - Not Applicable
  • Ability to comprehend, remember, and follow verbal and written directions and comply with Company policies, procedures and standard.
  • Sit/stand while performing primarily sedentary work
  • Use repetitive wrist, hand or finger movements at a computer.
  • Ability to work as a team, communicate and interact with others in a professional manner, and consider alternative and diverse perspectives.

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