The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) of Nueces County, Texas is accepting applications for the position of Staff Accountant. This position is under the direct supervision of the Controller and performs entry level accounting duties.
Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information
Assist Controller in reconciling general and subsidiary ledgers for assigned accounts, including preparation of monthly reports and maintenance of related logs where necessary
Analyze cash transactions and prepare bank reconciliations
Prepare entries to book PCCA investments and investment earnings and maintain investment records
Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and preparing written procedures of assigned tasks
Assist in monthly and year-end process; prepare schedules and analysis as required, and provide documentation to external auditors as requested through the Controller
Prepares special reports and analysis and performs related duties and tasks as assigned
Responsible for maintaining accounting records of the Industrial Development Corporation of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority and preparation of related accounting and financial reports to include tax returns
Supervise Grant Accountant and possess knowledge to perform grant duties if necessary
Adhering to PCCA policy and maintaining good employee relations
Tier 2 status designation
The preferred candidate for this position should be a self-starter and self-motivated individual with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Highly organized and detail oriented with strong communication skills desired. They must possess the following:
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Bachelor’s Degree form an accredited college or university with major course work in Accounting. Transcripts will be required to be submitted
Master’s Degree in Accountancy or Certified Public Accountant accreditation highly valued
Good driving record with valid driver’s license
Ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) during course of employment
EXPERIENCE & JOB KNOWLEDGE
One or two years of experience in accounting
Strong Microsoft Excel skills
Must possess working knowledge or ability to rapidly assimilate Federal, State, and Port regulations, legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures
Ability to responsibly handle sensitive and confidential information
Ability to multi-task without sacrificing accuracy or timeliness
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Ability to perform essential job functions, including but not limited to frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing, typing and occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
Ability to work in a general office environment
Ability to operate light-weight highway vehicles and standard office equipment
Interested and qualified candidates must apply online at www.portofcc.com on or before August 23rd, 2019, 11:59 pm CST.
The successful candidate will undergo a background investigation.
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Strategically located on the western Gulf of Mexico, the Port of Corpus Christi is the 4th largest port in the U.S. in total tonnage and a leader in U.S. Crude Oil exports. Built on strong global relationships, we make strides every day in positioning the U.S. as the largest exporter of energy in the world.