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Staff Accountant (Payroll Experience Preferred) in Anaheim, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Anaheim, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/25/2019
  • Job ID:
    STAFF47830

Job Description

Accountants, working with Vaco gives you an advantage over your competition through relationships with the human resources manager and hiring managers directly. We are currently looking to fill our client's Staff Accountant position and we want to hear from you! Think of us as an advocate who will promote your strengths and prepare you for your interviews supplying you with key info on our client.

Our recruiters will be able to provide great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If your background is in accounting and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Staff Accountant, you will play an integral role in accurately preparing our client's accounting records and performance. You will be responsible for a variety of general accounting functions as well as providing accounting support for senior staff if needed.

Staff Accountant responsibilities:

  • Responsible for completing month-end activities, including posting journal entries, GL and account reconciliation and analysis.
  • Responsible for daily cash posting, collection and reporting. Reviews, reconciles and prepares weekly A/R aging report. Interface with Customer Service and sales representatives to resolve dispute items.
  • Assist with year-end close, year-end tax and audit packages
  • Processes all payroll related transactions. Approves and transmits master payroll file and receives and distributes paychecks/pay stubs to employees through supervisors or by mail for field based employees.
  • Handles all payroll related activities regarding legal and employee benefits' transactions and reports, including: court orders, garnishments, 401k Retirement Plan and Flexible Spending Account programs.
  • Reconciles and prepares journal entries for payroll, cash, commission accrual, vacation accrual, deferred income and other prepaid and accrual accounts.
  • Prepares daily cash balance report.
  • Participates in worker's compensation and other accounting/payroll-related audits.
  • Handles various agency and insurance compensation inquiries - i.e. EDD, workers' compensation insurance, employment verifications, credit reference requests, etc.
  • Prepares year end reports for the annual 401(K) compliance testing.
  • Assists Controller with gathering data, preparing reports and other special projects as requested.