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Staff Accountant in Irvine, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/11/2018
  • Job ID:
    VR06111

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Support month-end and year-end close activities. Maintain the general ledger of parent company including maintenance of global chart of accounts.
  • Participate in daily and monthly accounting processes in a timely manner to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Analyze financial activity for assigned accounts and prepare journal entries in support of the month-end close process.
  • Research and analyze assigned general ledger accounts including monthly account reconciliations ensuring reconciling items are resolved promptly.
  • Analyze financial results compared with prior periods and explain variances for assigned accounts.
  • Perform consolidation of Corporate and subsidiaries' reporting package on a monthly basis.
  • Assist with internal and external audit requirements. This includes preparing requested audit schedules and supporting analyses.
  • Prepare various ad hoc reports and perform various ad hoc assignments and special projects as directed by Management.
  • Make and implement recommendations for process improvements and efficiency

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Accounting
  • Minimum BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Advanced knowledge of G/L system maintenance; intercompany transactions, consolidation and Project Accounting, required.
  • Advanced knowledge of GAAP and their application.
  • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications (particularly with Excel)