Staff Accountant in Irvine, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/28/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    12/28/2020
  • Job ID:
    STAFF76199

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:

  • Execute general ledger account reconciliations, accurate reporting, and data verification, enabling senior staff to analyze options and make financial decisions aligned with company objectives
  • Monitor policies and procedures for assigned departments, and identify and suggest improvements for accounting reporting and recording procedures
  • Comply with federal, state, and local financial requirements
  • Perform general ledger account reconciliations, verify accuracy of data, and report, identify, and correct errors made by both internal and external personnel
  • Support timely monthly, quarterly, half-year, and year-end financial close, including assigned journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, accruals, and overall maintenance of all operational management accounts
  • Maintain and update records and reports for profit and loss, taxes, liabilities, and assets
  • Prepare special financial reports as requested by management by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Assist in document preparation for external audits
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required
  • 3+ years in accounting or related field
  • Knowledge of GAAP and experience with accrual basis accounting
  • Proficient with ERP ( Oracle, NetSuite, SAP, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, etc. )
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables and VLOOKUP
  • Strict attention to detail, highly organized, and efficient
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills
  • Confidentiality and integrity