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  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #17784
  • Salary: $85,000.00 - $90,000.00 USD

The HT Group has partnered with a solid Austin, TX-based financial services client in the search for a qualified Lease Accountant, preferably with both public accounting and hands-on industry ASC 842 compliance experience, for an immediate need. Our client is looking for a self-starter with corporate lease compliance experience, strong GAAP/technical accounting knowledge, and previous experience working with a variety of leases/contracts. This role can be fully-remote in the states our client operates business in with travel to Austin, TX HQ 1-2 times/year for trainings.

Direct HireBase salary up to $90K+ bonus/solid benefitsRemote (approved state list below) or Austin, TX

Approved remote states: (AL, AR, AZ, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, MN, MO, MS, NC, NM, NV, OK, ON (Canada), OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI)

What you will do:

  • Record new leases, amendments, extensions under ASC 842, including preparing schedules for international subsidiaries.
  • Actively participate in month-end close processes including journal entries, reconciliations, and assessment of proper accounting in accordance with GAAP.  Ad hoc analysis as needed.
  • Adherence to monthly financial close deadlines and implementing process improvements.
  • Review financial statement items for completeness, accuracy, and compliance.
  • Participates in special projects spanning a variety of initiatives including process optimization, systems implementation, operational and management reporting quality.
  • Perform technical accounting research as required.
  • Respond to and support audit requests for areas of responsibility.
  • Document and monitor internal controls in support of audit efforts.
  • Interpret and analyze commonly used financial reports including company financial statements, variance reports, etc.
  • Make recommendations based on analysis and status of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Active CPA preferred; Big 4 audit experience preferred.
  • Previous experience working for a publicy traded company highly preferred.
  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience including experience in leases/ASC 842 compliance.
  • Previous Workday ERP experience a huge plus.
  • Intermediate-to-advanced MS Excel proficiency required.
  • Proven ability to apply sound professional judgment to recognize and resolve problems within established policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in accounting and US GAAP principles.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work; and time management and organizational skills.
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