Staff Accountant in Irvine, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/8/2020
  • Job ID:
    STAFF66827

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!

Vaco is currently working with a financial services client in Irvine on a new Staff Accountant search. Ideal candidates will have a few years of GL accounting, reconciliations and intermediate to advanced Excel skills. This would be 2-3 month contract engagement with the potential of going longer. Main responsibilities include:

  • Ensure proper recording of accounting transactions in accordance with U.S. GAAP for all assigned loan and lease accounting.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects when required and perform other duties as assigned
  • Prepare assigned monthly and/or daily general ledger account reconciliations; conduct preliminary investigations regarding variances as needed
  • Support assigned month-end close tasks including monthly / quarterly variance analysis; provide internal and external audit support
Skills:
  • General accounting background with an understanding of U.S. GAAP
  • Excellent personal computer skills; have strong PC skills with Microsoft product suite.
  • Familiarity with suspense accounts; Financial institution background preferred.
  • Skilled with large transaction volume
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills; problem solver
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Must be able to establish a high level of credibility with all levels of internal operations and external clients.
  • High level of integrity and work ethic.
  • Must be creative and innovative (have the ability to search and find new solutions)
  • High energy and ability to work in a fast pace business environment.
  • Self-starter and highly motivated (must be confident in own strength and ability to achieve goals).