Staff Accountant in Lake Forest, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/10/2020
  • Job ID:
    STAFF85146

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:

  • Prepare and submit sales tax on monthly basis.
  • Proper and timely recording of financial transactions in the general ledger.
  • Ensure the general ledger and sub-ledgers are reconciled
  • Organize and update Financial records.
  • Update all GL schedules monthly.
  • Maintaining financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts.
  • Preparing journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations and assisting with monthly close processes.
  • Performing monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Meeting processing and reporting deadlines.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required.
  • 2+ years of accounting experience.
  • Sales & use tax experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP.
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
  • Good problem-solving and time management skills.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.