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Staff Accountant in Costa Mesa, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

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Job Description

The Staff Accountant provides assistance in a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger reconciliations and analysis, financial reporting, bank reconciliations and support of the budget process. This position addresses tight deadlines and will report to the Controller.


  • Responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely journal entries including standard, accrual, amortization and payroll.
  • Responsible for maintaining and reconciling all balance sheet GL accounts including prepaid expense, shareholders equity and debt.
  • Set up and reconciliation of fixed assets on a monthly basis including depreciation entries.
  • Preparation of expense analysis for Controller with focus on cost reduction and containment.
  • Manages the collection and analysis of job costing data and submits reports to the Controller.
  • Meets with Controller and CFO to discuss monthly actual-to-budget results.
  • Assists the Controller in the monthly financial reporting package.


  • Thorough knowledge of general accounting concepts
  • PC skills: advanced Windows, Excel, and word processing skills
  • Prioritizes workflow in a multi-task environment
  • Pays attention to details and has solid organizational and administrative abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possesses analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to conduct business with all levels in the organization


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, required
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a Staff Accountant role