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Staff Accountant in Irvine, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Snapshot

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

A well-established consumer goods / manufacturing company is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team in Irvine, CA. The ideal candidate will possess 1-4 years' experience in manufacturing accounting or similar role. This position will be involved with the daily, weekly and monthly accounting tasks and activities.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant

  • Follow and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Prepare periodic reports that compare budget to actuals
  • Produce financial statements and analysis reports for management (Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flow)
  • Manage the processing of daily, monthly and end of year accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, general ledger, and fixed asset activity
  • Research discrepancies of financial information and/or documentation for the purpose of reaching resolution, ensuring accuracy of data and complying to established procedures.
  • Understanding of Pre-tax and how presented in Journal entries
  • Reconcile Bank Statements
  • Backup for HR Director with Payroll processing when needed; familiar with 401K regulations
  • Maintain Financial files and records according to IRS and/or GAAP requirements
  • Follow company policies, procedures and safety regulations

Requirements of the Staff Accountant

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-4 years' experience in Manufacturing Accounting or Bookkeeping
  • Strong Entrepreneurial skills, and time management skills - take accountability for work
  • Advanced spreadsheet, presentation and database skills
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, excellent attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of manufacturing software (ERP) (SAP) and Excel a must
  • Attention to Detail
  • Team oriented and Deadline oriented
  • Time Management skills
  • Analytical skills for problem solving
  • Integrity