Staff Accountant (APPLY ASAP!) in Santa Monica, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

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Job Description

Are you looking for a Staff Accountant position with a terrific company? Vaco is working with a company based in Santa Monica, that is offering a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Candidates with the ability to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close will be preferred. If you think you can participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes, this role might be right for you. Please apply ASAP if you are interested!

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries
  • Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting
  • Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision
  • Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation
  • Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks
  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation
  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules


  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
  • High attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in account reconciliation
  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of month end closings
  • Command of journal entries
  • NetSuite experience
  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required