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Sr. Accounting Clerk

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Marine Services Division (MSD) has over 30 years of experience providing full-service submarine and surface ship repairs supporting maintenance and alterations aboard commercial and U.S. military vessels. We are SUBSAFE and DDS-SOC certified and perform high-consequence maintenance on assets that operate in demanding environments.

Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies (AdTech) delivers solutions that enable humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments - from underwater to the outer reaches of space. Our innovative solutions support the development and application of practical, cost-effective systems that meet our customers' challenges - from routine to extreme. Our experience and expertise across multiple industries uniquely positions us as a leader in the government, space, and maritime services markets. Our products and services meet the rigorous demands of the complex environments in which they operate, delivering results without compromising safety or reliability.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

The Sr. Accounting Clerk works directly for the Accounting Manager under minimal to no supervision and may perform as a lead for the accounting department. Provide oversight for the preparation and processing of accounts payable invoices, journal entries, accounts receivable, balance sheet reconciliations, inventory/cycle counts and other accounting related tasks. Individual will perform various routine accounting functions on a daily/weekly/monthly basis, provide audit support. Individual may be required to aid with audits or annual reporting requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Scan and file accounting documents in accordance with record retention guidelines.
  • Audit and process expense reports.
  • Update employee expense user profiles. Work with corporate treasury on Wells Fargo expense report issues.
  • Reconcile employee receivables accounts.
  • Prepare and process account payable invoices and purchase order payments.
  • Perform weekly Time & Labor Administrator responsibilities (all aspects).
  • Prepare / Record / Audit journal entries.
  • Accounts Receivable (collection calls, invoice entry, AR tracking).
  • Practice effective communication to confer with other personnel to explain information, take requests/queries, and address complaints.
  • Assist with internal and external audits.
  • Inventory Reporting & Cycle Counts.
  • Responsible for various Balance Sheet Account reconciliations.
  • Understand and manage the Match Exception and RNV reports/account reconciliations (all aspects).
  • Ability to identify issues, manage risks, problem solve and work independently.
  • Understand and comply with accounting policies and procedures (SOX, Gov't Business Systems, corporate and local process/policies/process instructions).
  • System testing for software updates.
  • Provide overall department support as needed.
  • Manage elevated AP issues.


    • High school diploma or an equivalent high school education qualification such as a GED.
    • Minimum of four years of experience working in accounting.
    • Understanding of and adherence to professional office procedures.
    • Familiarity with fundamental accounting procedures.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, enabling successful interaction with all levels within the company.
    • Proven ability to lead and mentor small teams of accounting personnel, facilitate department meetings, and deescalate vendor issues.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and accounting software (Experience with Oracle PeopleSoft is a plus).
    • Proficiency as an advanced level user of Microsoft Excel, particularly adept with pivot tables.
    • U.S. citizenship is a requirement, and the applicant should not hold dual citizenship with any other country.
      • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
      • Proficient in collaborating within a team environment, demonstrating attentiveness to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and active participation with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.
      • Demonstrates behaviors that align with Oceaneering's core values.
      • Proficiency in understanding departmental policies, rules, regulations, business goals, vision, organizational structure, culture, philosophy, operating principles, and values, etc.
      • Ability to comprehend and apply policies, rules, regulations, and operating principles effectively.
      • Aligns work with business goals, vision, values, etc.
      • Proficient in establishing and maintaining project priorities.
      • Utilizes feedback and reflection to develop personal strengths and address areas for professional development.
      • Demonstrates the ability to take initiative towards task completion.

        Equal Opportunity Employer

        All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, veteran status,disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors

Keywords: Oceaneering International, Chesapeake , Sr. Accounting Clerk, Accounting, Auditing , Chesapeake, Virginia

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