Houston-Galveston Area Council

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Accountant

at Houston-Galveston Area Council

Posted: 8/4/2019
Job Reference #: 549
Keywords: accounting

Job Description

Location:
Houston-Galveston Area Council

Job Code:
FO14015 - M

# of openings:
1

Job Title: Accountant

Job Grade: 6

Job ID: FO14015

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

H-GAC Overview

Home to more than 7 million people, the Houston-Galveston region is one of the fastest growing and most diverse regions in the country. Making sure the region remains one of the nation’s leading places to live, work, and prosper doesn’t just happen—it takes planning and partnerships.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council serves as a forum where the region’s leaders and decision-makers come together to address local and regional issues related to transportation, the environment, public safety, aging, community planning, workforce training, and economic development. To support these efforts, the Houston-Galveston Area Council employs a robust team whose members are highly qualified, resourceful, and passionate about enhancing the region’s quality of life.

If you are looking for a career where you can help make a difference in urban, suburban, and rural communities, the Houston-Galveston Area Council has exciting opportunities for you. Learn more about why the Houston-Galveston Area Council is the right place for you to learn, grow, and excel.

Opportunity

The Finance Department has an exciting opportunity for an Accountant. In this role, the incumbent will be responsible for providing fiscal oversight to various projects, programs and grants.  This will include maintaining accurate accounting records per standard policy, procedure and protocol and working with various stakeholders by providing information and reports. If you enjoy accounting work, collaborating with others and having the opportunity to recommend improvement ideas then this is the job for you. 

Requirements

The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

  • Applicable experience may substitute or education

  • Three (3) years’ experience in Accounting

  • A strong understanding of accounting principles and working with various accounting software.

  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications to include, Excel, Outlook and Word.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Five (5) years’ experience in Accounting

  • Exposure to grant or governmental accounting

Apply online via:  https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.