Staff Accountant in El Segundo, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/26/2019

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Job Description

Vaco is looking for a Staff Accountant for a temporary-to-fulltime opportunity with a fast-growing company in the El Segundo area. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. In addition, you will support the development and implementation of accounting policies. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements.

Major responsibilities

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision
  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments
  • Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process
  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management
  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills
  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities
  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Skilled with ERP systems
  • Strong familiarity with fixed assets
  • Accounts payable experience desired
  • Foundational knowledge in inventory
  • Expertise in bank reconciliations
  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems