Quanta Services

  • Senior Manager, Accounting Processes & Controls

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    Requisition ID
    2018-1555
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Finance
  • Overview

    Quanta Services safely provides engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for comprehensive infrastructure needs in the electric power and oil and natural gas industries. With a workforce tens of thousands strong and offices across North America and abroad, Quanta is the premier provider in the industries it serves.

     

    Quanta Services has doubled its revenues in the last 6 years from $4.2 billion in 2011 to $9.5 billion in 2017. Controlled development of our electric power and oil and gas infrastructure services has driven our increase in revenues, as well as significant investment in strategic business acquisitions.  This growth creates an exciting and intellectually gratifying work environment for the accounting department.  Over the past several years we have thoughtfully expanded our accounting department to approximately 50 employees, these additions have helped us to manage the complexities that are inherent to a growing business and create a balance to the work load that allows our team to provide the right amount of focus on our work and our families.  We are looking to complement our team with the addition of a leader who is looking for an opportunity to grow intellectually, continue to develop our company and department, and progress within our organization.

     

    The responsibilities of the Senior Manager, Accounting Processes and Controls include review of operating unit and corporate accounting processes to identify efficiencies and ensure controls are properly identified and operating effectively.  The position requires interaction with various groups within the corporate offices (i.e. operations, mergers & acquisitions, treasury, tax, financial planning & analysis, legal, etc.), domestic and international operating unit accounting personnel.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for documenting operating unit and corporate accounting processes and maintaining the inventory of controls that relate to these processes
    • Assists with developing remediation plans for control deficiencies identified by internal audit or management.
    • Assists with evaluation of the magnitude of identified control deficiencies
    • Performs periodic walkthroughs of accounting processes to identify whether changes to the internal control structure have occurred or are required.
    • Performs reviews of accounting tasks to identify improper segregations of duties and recommend resolutions.
    • Performs reviews of new accounting systems and processes to determine whether proper internal controls are incorporated into the processes. Recommends modifications to processes and controls as applicable. 
    • Educates and trains acquired operating unit accounting controllers on standard Quanta reporting practices and controls
    • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned, particularly related to supporting operating units with process improvement and remediation activities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Accounting and minimum 8-12 years public accounting experience or 10-15 years relevant industry experience within accounting field.
    • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP accounting requirements and Sarbanes Oxley control requirements.

     

    LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:

    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred

     

    COMPUTER SKILLS:

    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills;
    • Hyperion/JD Edwards experience is a plus.

     

    COMPETENCIES

    • Challenges accuracy of information received and effectiveness/efficiency of processes performed;
    • Exhibits leadership attributes that will inspire others;
    • Strong analytical skills;
    • Strong organizational skills required to manage multiple, concurrent tasks;
    • Manages task to completion within established timelines
    • Communicates timely when deadlines are determined to be unrealistic or when obstacles are encountered.
    • Works independently and recognizes when to seek assistance and/or guidance.
    • Communicates effectively with team members and colleagues in other groups
    • Identifies issues and recommends potential solutions to the issues identified.
    • Identifies opportunities to assist team members and colleagues in other groups
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

    Quanta Services is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic, in accordance with governing law.

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