Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 85000 - $ 100000

Senior Accountant

Parker + Lynch is currently seeking a Senior Accountant with 2 or more years of accounting experience for a full-time job at a growing global trading company in downtown Houston, TX. This is a great permanent role that offers the opportunity to work cross-functionally and have direct exposure to senior management and heads of business.

This role is part of the Controller’s team and is responsible for accounting for commodity transactions (purchases, sales, costs) and tradebook to financial statement P/L tie-out on a monthly basis. The Senior Accountant is a highly visible role that works cross-functionally with the Front Office, Middle Office, and Operations and is responsible for reviewing the balance sheet, cash movements and working capital for assigned commodities.

Our ideal candidate has strong accounting fundamentals (T charts), excellent communication skills, team-oriented, and has a continuous improvement mindset. If you are looking for a new place to work – apply online today!


  • Validate AR/AP balances for assigned commodities including the preparation of AR overdue report and AP aging report.
  • Tradebook to Financial Statement P/L (Profit & Loss) tie-out on a monthly basis.
  • Communicate with Front Office and Middle Office and Operations to ensure control, accuracy, and consistency in reported figures.
  • Review of balance sheet, cash movements and working capital for assigned commodities.
  • Participate in Quarter End reporting activities.
  • Compile relevant data for Management Reporting and Financial Statements
  • Participate in Year-End audit, Financial Statement, and disclosure (footnotes) preparation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Proficient in Excel, particularly to provide “drill down” reporting capability
  • Knowledge and experience in the commodity trading industry
  • Effective in a dynamic environment, adapting to and managing change in a positive and proactive manner


  • $85,000 to $100,000 with a discretionary bonus

Work Hours

  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

If you have any questions about the Senior Accountant, please contact Brad Lyssy via email at