Accounting Professional

Job Description

Organization: Gas and Power
Business Unit: Service Distributed Generation and Oil & Gas
Requisition Number: 245923
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Other Locations: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: No

Job Description:

Siemens Gas & Power

Service Distributed Generation and Oil & Gas

Dresser-Rand Company

Region North America – Finance – Business Controlling – Turbo Compressors

Accounting Professional

The Accounting Professional is responsible for maintaining accurate, complete, and timely accounting records in compliance with the company’s financial reporting guidelines and applicable accounting standards. This includes period-end closing procedures, preparing financial reports and supplementary schedules, and reconciling account balances and transactions.

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA qualification preferred

  • Minimum three years GL accounting experience; Project accounting experience is an added advantage

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge (US GAAP; IFRS is an added advantage)

  • Knowledge of Oracle e-Business Suite preferred (AP, AR, Inventory, Project, and GL modules)

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel

  • Produces accurate and reliable work within tight deadlines

  • Attention to detail and well organised
  • Must be able to work extended hours during peak periods

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills

  • Period-end closing of accounting books
  • Preparing calculations and journal entries for period-end accruals and provisions

  • Preparing supporting schedules and journal entries for period-end balance sheet reclassifications

  • Monitoring Oracle modules for exceptions daily and following-up with various teams (e.g. BA OPS, SCM, and FSS) for resolution

  • Monitoring intercompany balances to ensure accounting books are in agreement with counterparties and preparing balancing journal entries where needed

  • Preparing monthly/quarterly financial reports and supplementary schedules

  • Preparing monthly revenue and cost of goods sold (COGS) reconciliations

  • Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Researching accounting differences for errors and proposing corrective action

  • Preparing quarterly balance sheet review packages

  • Preparing schedules and compiling supporting documents for internal and external audits

  • Coordinating and assisting with annual physical inventory and fixed asset counts

  • Assisting with Oracle system fixes and testing
  • Working on special projects and/or ad hoc requests for management and other business units, e.g. Group Financial Reporting (CF R), Group Tax (CF T), and Risk and Internal Control (RIC)


Siemens Gas and Power (GP) is a global pacesetter in energy, helping customers to meet the evolving demands of today’s industries and societies. GP comprises broad competencies across the entire energy value chain and offers a uniquely comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators and the oil and gas industry. Products, solutions and services address the extraction, processing and the transport of oil and gas as well as power generation in central and distributed thermal power plants and power transmission in grids. With global headquarters in Houston in the U.S. and more than 64,000 employees in over 80 countries, Siemens Gas and Power has a presence across the globe and is a leading innovator for the energy systems of today and tomorrow, as it has been for more than 150 years.

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