Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0038
State TX

Position Title: Accounting Clerk


Location: Houston, TX


Gulf Interstate Engineering serves the worldwide pipeline industry providing project management, engineering and design, GIS, materials management and construction management services for hydrocarbon transportation systems - from the wellhead to the export terminal and the burner tip.


Position Description

The Accounting Clerk will report to the Controller and will be responsible for various accounting functions such as accounts payable, and other month end close activities.

All candidates should demonstrate strong analytical and effective oral and written communication skills in presenting and explaining financial information to management in financial and non-financial management positions.


Essential Functions

  • Process accounts payable invoices, check requests, and expense reports.
  • Ensure proper approval and accuracy.
  • Input data into accounting system with accuracy.
  • Process disbursements for vendors and employees.
  • Maintain accounting files for vendors.
  • Researching and resolving accounts payable issues with vendors.
  • Reconciliation of subledger activity to the general ledger.
  • Support all internal and external audit processes.
  • Assist with month-end close and reconciliations of various accounts.
  • Provide analytical, administrative, clerical, and project support to management.
  • Data entry and filing as needed.
  • Other job related activities.



  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Customer service oriented with strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong personal ethics and the ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of corporate values and accepted standards.
  • Strong ownership spirit and the ability to accept responsibility for his/her actions.
  • Maintains a culture of continuous process improvements that promote seamless integration of business and accounting processes.
  • Intellectual curiosity that promotes individual career development.
  • Positive attitude, especially when working under pressure in stressful situations.
  • Responsive to internal and external company requests for financial information.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal daily supervision.
  • Proactive team member with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members to achieve established objectives.
  • Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Ability to achieve goals and perform work in a timely, accurate and complete manner.
  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Intermediate level of experience with Microsoft Excel required (filtering, pivot, advanced functions, etc).
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Visio or alternative flow chart tool and experience with writing process narratives and procedures is a plus.


  • Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred, but not required.
  • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience.



  • Problem-solving
  • Results oriented
  • Customer focused
  • Business and people acumen
  • Confidentiality


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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