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Inventory Accountant

Accountancy & Finance
Job Ref 10699
Houston, United States
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A JAB Recruitment client is seeking an Inventory Accountant for their US headquarters office located in downtown Houston, Texas.


  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the US for any employer without present or future visa sponsorship needs.
  • No visa sponsorship offered.
  • No C2C
  • Position is hybrid, office located in downtown Houston, Texas.
  • Please upload an MS Word document resume. Thank you!



As the Inventory Accountant for a multi-billion-dollar scope working in one of the largest companies in the world, you will be responsible for maintaining accurate inventory records, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, providing support and collaborating with key stakeholders and the team. You will play a pivotal role in optimizing inventory management and financial accuracy.


Duties & Responsibilities:

Inventory Management:

  • Overseeing inventories matters leading to complete and accurate accounting records (valuation, classification, etc.), in a timely matter.
  • Collaborate across teams to provide an appropriate oversight of the inventory levels.
  • Resolve inventory discrepancies and address issues promptly.
  • Address inventory-related challenges and propose solutions.


Compliance and Process Improvement:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations.
  • Prepare documentation and gather audit evidence.
  • Identify inefficiencies in inventory accounting processes, drive standardization, continuous improvement, and best practices.



  • Maintain and update inventory records with precision, ensuring real-time accuracy.
  • Identify inefficiencies in inventory accounting processes, suggest improvements and take the lead to make the change.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline inventory management.
  • Work closely across teams (Controlling, Business, etc.), with the Shared Service Center Team and within the other accounting teams.
  • Become the subject matter expert related to inventory for the whole US operations.


Qualifications / Experience required:


  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance or related field. Masters is a plus
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) certification is preferred - required and 10+ years of experience in a similar role within an accounting / finance organization.
  • Significant experience in accounting, inventory being a plus with a clear ability to take on and understand various accounting topics to become subject matter expert.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, high versatility, and accountability.


*The ideal candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening*

We are an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.  EOE/M/F/D/V

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