Staff Accountant in Santa Ana, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/30/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Santa Ana, CA
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    At least 3 year(s)
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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 maintaining the Mortgage department's accounting records in regards to loan sales and related calculations.
  • Act as the liaison between accounting and the 1st Mortgage department.
  • Preparation and posting of various journal entries.
  • Reconcile assigned general ledger accounts on a daily, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Identify all general ledger discrepancies for accounts assigned, write up and post correcting journal entries.
  • Assist in following month end general ledger closing procedures.
  • Assist with incoming calls.
  • Assist other departments with general ledger inquiries and other accounting operations questions.
  • Process declaration of loss and claim for reimbursement of Cashiers Checks.
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • Requires intermediate Excel proficiency
  • Experience working in a credit union, bank, or financial institution preferred
  • Experience in loan accounting is desirable
  • Reconciles general ledger accounts and prepares supporting subsidiary ledgers, researches differences and prepares appropriate journal voucher entries to clear outstanding items in the account reconciliation (adjustments). Daily, Weekly, Monthly Reconciliations.
  • Two to three years relevant general ledger accounting experience including Debit/Credit and Journal entry
  • Knowledge of regulatory reporting; FRB 2900, 5300 Call Report is helpful
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing and excellent telephone manner.
  • Ability to accurately perform mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to create and maintain accurate reliable records.
  • Requires strong problem solving skills, excellent follow-through skills, and strong organization skills.
  • Ability to interface in with others in a positive and professional manner.