Intermediate – Senior Level Accountant

Intermediate – Senior Level Accountant
Port of Galveston
 Galveston, Texas
Job Description


The Port of Galveston is looking for a Staff Accountant (Intermediate) to join its Finance team. In this Staff Accountant position, the successful candidate will assist with month-end close, journal entries, account reconciliations, monthly reporting, and supporting accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. Additional duties include providing ad hoc reports, creating detailed analyses of transactions, assisting with capital asset inventories, tracking capital assets, preparing documentation for external auditors, and assisting with annual budgets and monthly/quarterly forecasts. The Staff Accountant role is a full-time employment opportunity in Galveston, Texas. It may require the successful candidate to work additional hours, including weekends and holidays at times, and conduct very limited travel. This position reports to the Controller.



  • BA/BS degree in accounting required
  • 2+ years’ experience in accounting or related field as an accounting generalist
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, ERP systems, office procedures, 10 key by touch, and alpha-numeric filing systems. Typing and data entry required. Accounting systems experience required; NetSuite experience preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Able to read and understand technical forms and financial reports
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Able to work occasional additional hours, weekends, and holidays when needed to meet business needed
  • Able to conduct limited travel, up to 5 percent of the time