Senior Accountant in Artesia, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/29/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Artesia, CA
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Accountants, don't get lost in the numbers! Our client has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Accountant. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco advocate for you. At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced Accountant and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Senior Accountant your typical day may involve:

  • Provides responsible professional and technical assistance in the administration and implementation of the City's financial, auditing, and accounting programs.
  • Prepares a wide variety of financial and statistical reports, including year-end reporting, budgetary reports, assisting in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Finance Report (CAFR), and preparing other legal documents and management analysis.
  • Monitors expenditures, revenues, and budget allocations to determine financial status and prepares custom reports, graphs, and schedules as needed.
  • Prepares journal entries and reconciles general ledger and subsidiary accounts related to postings from payroll, accounts payable, cash receipts, and accounts receivable; prepares monthly financial statements, including distributing monthly revenue and expenditure reports to departments; prepares numerous monthly financial reports.
  • Manages business license program (HdL) including ensuring revenue collection, auditing, reconciling, and reporting.
  • Ensures billing and collection of all sales taxes and local city business taxes.
  • Provides assistance to new and existing businesses with sales taxes, local city business taxes, etc.
  • Interprets, explains, and applies general and governmental accounting/auditing principles and procedures, laws, and regulations affecting the financial operations of municipal government.
  • Analyzes and reconciles expenditure and revenue accounts; reviews and processes appropriation transfer requests between accounts; reconciles bank statements to the general ledger.
  • Participates in and assumes responsibility for various departmental programs including financial statements, general ledger, monthly statements, and special projects accounting; conducts and prepares special studies and reports.