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Staff Accountant II in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time Regular
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 - 5 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


The Support Services departments at BakerRipley work in partnership with all divisions to maintain, operate, and deliver services that help keep our region a place of opportunity for all. 



Perform general accounting duties that are assigned by Supervisor(s), assist Grant Administration , Treasury, Account Payable, and Payroll departments and the GL Accounting Manager and Assistant Controller in end of period, and audit preparation, etc.


  • Perform general accounting duties for Grant Administration, Treasury, Account Payable, and Payroll departments in coding, month-end and account reconciliation processes, and audit preparation, etc.
  • Make all necessary entries include payroll transactions to General Ledger to record monthly transactions through the Financial Edge (FE) accounting system.
  • Prepare allocation journal entries (M&G indirect cost allocation, facility occupancy allocation, etc…).
  • Review accounting documents for accuracy in financial coding, related to specific Programs and Expense Categories.
  • Maintain Fixed assets and Depreciation Schedule and make all necessary entries to General Ledger to record monthly transactions through FE.
  • Ensure the accuracy of the General Ledger balances at the end of each accounting period.
  • Maintain General Ledger Account Schedules and reconcile to control accounts (fixed assets, payroll liability accounts, and other) at the end of each accounting period to subsidiary schedules.
  • Provide appropriate accounting information to managers when needed.
  • Monthly analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts, provide variance reports to managers.
  • Prepare and assist monthly/quarterly/annually financial reports and special report preparation for F&A Committee.
  • Develop analytical and technical skills to increase accuracy and productivity.
  • Review accounting systems and general ledger regularly and propose correcting journal entries as necessary.
  • Assist in training other staff to improve and enrich knowledge.
  • Assist with other accounting duties and special projects as assigned by supervisor (s).
  • Assist with preparation of audit schedules for annual audit.
  • Assist in the agency responses to monitors and responses to the agency’s annual audit.

Job Requirements



Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in accounting, finance, or business administration from accredited four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Three + years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Knowledge and understanding of account coding and reconciliations
  • Experience and working knowledge with general ledger transactions such as adjustments, journal entries, reclassifications and reconciliations of accounts.
  • Experience with preparation of audit schedules and analysis
  • Uphold confidentality and discretion with all sensitive matters.
  • Experience in non-profit accounting/finance is preferred.



Microsoft Office Excel, Word, Access, Adobe and Outlook. Knowledge of Financial Edge, PaperSave and SharePoint is preferred.



English (written & verbal)