Staff Accountant in Lake Forest, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/9/2019

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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:

  • Perform functions such as maintaining schedules, compiling reports, reviewing accounting transactions and assisting with month review and close.
  • Make entries to the general ledger, as well as analyze and implement process improvements along with management.
  • Analyze accounting reports, general ledgers, accounts payable and receivable detail.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts.
  • Apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and be able to quickly familiarize self with accounting software.
  • Prepare reports by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system.
  • Develop spreadsheet reports.
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Work on special projects as management requests.
  • 1-2 years of Accounting experience.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel required.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related discipline.