Above the Clouds

Senior Associate - Accounting

 

Financial Guardians (FG) is an accounting firm established in 2021 and based in Houston, Texas.

We offer our clients resources for remote financial controllership along with the following services:

 

  1. Financial Accounting & Reporting

  2. Business Intelligence

  3. Organizational Restructuring Services

  4. Taxation

 

Our firm has a career opening due to the planned expansion of our client portfolio. Our mission is to add value to businesses using accounting data, technology, and financial insight.

FG comprises a small team of professionally trained accountants with various globally recognized accounting credentials and a combined experience of forty years in financial reporting and analysis. We take pride in our work and continue to set new performance standards within the accounting profession. We hold firm to our values which are stated below;

 

  1. Humbleness

  2. Earnest

  3. Professionalism

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following tasks,

The ideal candidate will be responsible for daily data entry from the bank into QuickBooks Online (QBO) for our clients after completing accounting due diligence. Ensuring correct QBO tagging for job costing purposes and communicating via e-mail in an organized manner, queries with the clients for unclear transactions, and consistent follow-up for their timely resolution. You will also be responsible for the weekly clearance of suspense account and other temporary entries, monthly bank reconciliations, closing adjustment entries, and preparation of a full set of financial statements along with all the necessary schedules and backups linked within M.S. Excel. This is a key role within our firm and serves as a foundation for all the other services we provide to our clients therefore, you will be working very closely with your manager daily and will be responsible for managing your priorities based on the workload.

Must have skills:

  1. Professional Accounting Credentials (partially qualified candidates will only be considered only if they meet all other criteria)

  2. Ability to work within CST Business hours

  3. Comprehensive theoretical accounting knowledge

  4. Hands-on verifiable experience (Minimum two years) in QuickBooks Online

  5. Thorough knowledge of job cost accounting

  6. Comprehensive knowledge of single-entry accounting, bank reconciliations, and monthly closings

  7. Thorough understanding of the preparation of financial statements

  8. Ability and commitment to work during CST business hours of operation

  9. Excellent written and spoken business English

  10. Tech savvy person who can easily manage multiple platforms (Google dashboard, Slack & Asana)

  11. Initiator, organized problem solver, and a team player who can set his/her own priorities appropriately

  12. QuickBooks Pro advisor certification (Preferred, not required)

 

Top perks and benefits:

 

  • Market rate offered adjustable with experience and credentials

  • Paid time off

  • 100% remote (work from anywhere in the world as long as you can ensure a safe & secure internet connection)

  • Home office set up reimbursement

  • Study leave

  • Paid Training

  • Robust mentorship for your career development

  • Opportunities to learn and work on various clients  

  • Excellent company culture which promotes work-life balance

 

If interested, please send your resume to nkhan@fguardpro.com along with a cover letter, and we can arrange a google meet interview based on the mutual availability if you qualify.
 

Important Note: Your cover letter should have the caption “Why am I a good fit for Financial Guardians?” and should include two short paragraphs to answer the caption.