Staff Accountant in Irvine, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/15/2019
  • Job ID:
    STAFF82216

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:

  • Handling month-end activities and creating journal entries
  • Performing GL and account reconciliation and analysis
  • Coordinating with regions to get their financial results, combining and consolidating
  • Analyzing inventory, reconciling balance sheet, and creating reports
  • Handling bank reconciliation and daily bank updates
  • Posting monthly accrual journal entries, fixed assets and depreciation
  • Financial reporting, preparing supporting schedules, and analyzing data
Preferrences:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or other business related field
  • 1.5 to 5 years experience in accounting
  • Master's in Accounting or CPA preferred
  • Experience with ERP ledgers systems is preferred (Oracle, Baan, SAP, JDE)
  • Must be organized and detail oriented, flexible, able to work independently, good oral and written communication skills.
  • Understands and is able to apply accounting concepts
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Comfortable with and able to utilize computer technology
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Accountability & Drive for Results - Strong customer focus and collaborative skills
  • Change Agent - Ability and readiness to embrace and successfully drive/implement change
  • Functional/technical skills- strong fundamentals in accounting and US GAAP
  • Team player, eager to learn and a good attitude; comfort in operating within a dynamic, complex organizational structure