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Staff Accountant in Newport Beach at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

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    Newport Beach
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Job Description

Vaco is assisting a rapidly growing Newport Beach-based company recruit for a new Staff Accountant opening. This is a direct hire OR temporary-hire opportunity, in a fast-paced setting, for a very busy, very particular person. As a Staff Accountant, the candidate will perform journal entries, month-end close, variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliations and cash management. Candidate must have strong excel skills, be exceedingly well-organized, work well under pressure, be proactive, and flexible. If you meet the qualifications listed below please Apply Now!

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist supervisor in monthly close process, including preparation of journal entries, variance analysis and customer account analysis.
  • Assist the Senior Accountant with preparing year-end audit schedules and other ad-hoc requests.
  • Provide input in developing and maintaining procedures. Follow internal policies and procedures and communicate exceptions to supervisor.
  • Collaboratively work with team and other departments in standardizing practices and procedures. Organize and maintain retention files for required period of time.
  • Reconcile all cash accounts daily and monthly.
  • Identify and record fixed asset purchases in accordance with the fixed assets policy.


  • 4 year bachelor's degree in Accounting strongly preferred, CPA desired.
  • Minimum 3 years of accounting experience preferred.
  • Strong experience and highly proficient in information technology and financial applications