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Staff Accountant in Newport Beach, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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Job Description

Vaco is assisting a rapidly growing Newport-based company recruit for a new Staff Accountant opening. This is a contract opportunity, in a fast-paced setting, for a very busy, very particular person. As a Staff Accountant, the candidate will perform daily general ledger activities, including the preparation of journal entries and invoices review. 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:

  • Compile and analyze complex financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts.
  • Prepare and review general ledger account reconciliations and bank reconciliations. Resolve any reconciliation issues.
  • Work closely with team members to employ Accounts Payable best practices.
  • Support internal customers by using financial and accounting data and systems to analyze and implement strategies to improve corporate competitiveness and financial performance.
  • Perform other ad-hoc accounting tasks to assist with year-end closing
  • The ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


  • BS degree in accounting or finance.
  • Minimum 2 years accounting experience.
  • Minimum 2 years general ledger experience preferably in an ERP environment.
  • Minimum 2 years fixed assets, journal entry and account reconciliation experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Excel, Word and database software programs.
  • Professional image in appearance, words and actions.