National Oilwell Varco Staff Accountant in United States

Title: Staff Accountant Location: null Other Locations: null


The Staff Accountant will work on the company’s general accounting functions including but not limited to: month and quarter-end close, preparation and analysis of financial reports, journal entries, fixed assets, balance sheet reconciliation, inventory, and intercompany transactions. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of period close, required reports, and journal entries to create and support processes that meet required company deadlines.

Create and enter journal entries with supporting backup and file all JEs in accordance with policy.

Perform balance sheet reconciliations monthly and analyze all reconciling items on a timely basis to determine root cause and provide corrective action.

Audit and reconcile inventory and provide recommendations for process improvements.

Manage insurance certificates.

Assist with SOX testing quarterly and bi-annually.

Prepare SOX compliant documentation for all activities.

Provide support and assistance with audits (internal, SOX, tax, etc.).

Communicate with Business Managers and provide assistance and guidance for requests related to accounting functions, policies, and procedures.

Drive effective accounting solutions that improve the company’s standard of excellence. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Collaborate with other accounting staff to produce all reports and reconciliations on time to support the close.

Assist Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable analysts as needed.

Respond to inquiries from the Controller and other management on accounts or special projects.

Participate in division/plant continuous improvement analyses.

The marginal functions of this position have not been included. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed. An employee will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by the manager. QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting/Finance.

Understanding of GAAP and statutory accounting concepts and principles. Technical Skills and Aptitude

Must be independent and able to work in a team-based environment to meet monthly deadlines and goals.

Must have strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (written and oral) skills, problem solving skills, and keen attention to detail.

Willing to work the hours necessary to enable the business to continually exceed expectations.

Ability to juggle several time-sensitive projects simultaneously.

Proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.

Exposure to enterprise resource planning software. Exposure to HFM and Smartview is a plus.


Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work requires local travel. Work may require evening and weekend work.