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Staff Accountant


USA - TX - Port Arthur - Oxbow Calcining LLC

Job Category: 


Education Level: 

Associate's Degree


Full Time

Job Description: 

With headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida and offices in over 35 countries, Oxbow is consistently recognized by Forbes magazine as a one of the top privately held companies in the United States. Oxbow is global supplier of energy products that specializes in the sourcing, production, transportation, and logistics of value-added industrial materials critical to a variety of manufacturing processes. Oxbow’s products are essential in the production of aluminum, steel, glass and cement and our specialty products are used in variety of innovative products including high performance plastics, solar panels, electronics, and batteries.

Oxbow Calcining LLC is currently looking for a Staff Accountant to join our team in Port Arthur, Texas. TSuccessful candidate must be safety oriented and capable of working in a team atmosphere. Applicants should have an accounting degree and minimum of two years’ experience and knowledge in several of the following areas:

Position Description

            • Prepare and post monthly journal entries for recurring transactions and accruals.
            • Review sub ledgers and trial balance
            • Review monthly OPS Unit Cost Report, ensuring accuracy of the transactions versus budget
            • Publish financial data for month end closings
            • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations

    Inventory activities

            • Spare Parts – prepare and review monthly Cycle Counts

              A/P activities

                      • Approve all purchase requisitions, after reviewing the accounting coding
                      • Interface with A/P: Approving ‘Awaiting Approval’ and ‘Ready to Process’ Scanned invoices

              Fixed Assets, Capex and Projects

                      • Gather and review documentation for capital projects and fixed assets (AFEs, NOCs).
                      • Re-class all necessary transactions and expenses that need to be capitalized and amortized.

              Audit activities

                      • Gather documentation for annual audit

                        Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

                                • Communicates clearly and concisely in a variety of communication settings and styles.
                                • Proficient in Microsoft Office, mainly Excel spreadsheet.
                                • Knowledgeable of ERP applications (Oracle is a plus).
                                • Excellent attention to detail.
                                • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

                        Education and Experience:

                                • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business Administration preferred.
                                • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in the accounting field. Manufacturing experience preferred.
                                • Experience with Oracle preferred.

If you would like to apply for this job, submit your resume with a cover letter to:

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