Senior Accountant with Houston Rockets in Houston · TX

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General Description:
Perform tasks to support the Finance department and assists manager with supervising staff. 

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
  • Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork and contributes meaningfully to building a cohesive, efficient department that serves all customer needs at an exemplary level.
  • Direct management of Staff Accountants.
  • Assist with the Rockets and Toyota Center monthly close process, including account reconciliations, detailed account schedule preparation and journal entry postings by the deadline.
  • Assist with the quarterly preparation of Rockets and Toyota Center financial statements, including consolidations.
  • Assist with various audits throughout the year including Year End Financial, BRI League and CFS League audits.
  • Prepare the monthly sales tax packets for review and payment for each company.
  • Manage the 50/50 raffle accounting process.
  • Manage the sponsorship, suites and theater box billing.
  • Prepare and book the Rockets sponsorship revenue allocation and game closings.
  • Manage the preparation of team travel hotel bill reconciliations for adherence to contracts and to submit payment to the hotel for all road trip stays.
  • Prepare Rockets gate receipt reports after each home game.
  • Prepare and book event settlements for Rockets and third-party events at Toyota Center.
  • Assist with the review of accounts payable invoice batches for proper expense coding and approvals for vendor payment processing.
  • Perform special projects and other various duties as requested by supervisor.  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting required.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications – especially Excel.
  • Must have strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills with great attention to detail and accuracy.
  • CPA and/or Big Four experience a plus.
  • Experience with Great Plains accounting software preferred.  

  • The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
  • The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format.  
  • The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
  • The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Yes/No Major in Accounting?

  3. Yes/No At least 3-5 years of accounting experience?

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