Accounting Assistant – Dallas, TX

Accounting Assistant – Dallas, TX

Work as an Accounting Assistant and Accounts Payable Clerk in a stimulating work environment with a team of highly skilled professionals at this small, financially sound energy company.  We know this company well and they have an excellent reputation for taking great care of their people while running a very successful business.

While working closely and reporting to the Accounting Manager, the candidate in this role will be expected to manage the general administrative needs of the Accounting and Finance Department. The candidate will perform a variety of support functions including matching and batching code, resolving A/P issues, processing expense reports, updating and reconciling sub-ledger to G/L and processing checks are primary areas of focus.

Major responsibilities

– Accurately execute daily processes and controls in a timely manner while ensuring company policies are followed
– Handle administrative tasks for the AP/Finance Department
– Open, sort, and distribute daily department mail
– Manage the process of verifying, logging, and mailing checks, including expediting special handling
– Assist internal departments as needed

– Manage full-cycle A/P
– Provide internal and external audit assistance as required
– Sort, log, scan, and file invoices, checks, and other documents


Strong communications and interpersonal skills are required.   A background working with technical and financial professionals is key.

Experience working in the energy and / or oil & gas industry is preferred

– Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or similar major is preferred
– Expense reports experience
– Proven knowledge of Monthly Account Reconciliation
– Microsoft Excel experience preferred
–  Established understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)
– General ledger experience preferred
– Competent with spreadsheets and databases
– Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement