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Staff Accountant in Costa Mesa, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/21/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
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  • Duration:
    100 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $24.0 - $29.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join our internal accounting team. Our ideal candidate is pro-active, self-directed, and possesses an atypical high quality bar for themselves and their work product.  An individual to with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through complexities in meeting critical deadlines.

We are looking for a professional with the resourcefulness to take on a new project, think through it, and readily grasp the quickest, easiest way to get to the goal. Many projects will be undefined, so the ability to figure something out from scratch will be critical. Ultimately, we are looking for someone who is knowledgeable in accounting and is flexible, eager and willing to take on a challenge! 

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation of month-end and year-end closing.
  • Ability to prepare monthly schedules and reconcile various balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and accruals.
  • Assists in the preparation and analysis of financial statements including the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement.
  • Prepare annual audit schedules and documents as assigned.
  • Assist in process improvements, including documenting processes and procedures and identifying and developing internal controls.
  • Work with large data sets and complex spreadsheets

Other duties for this role will be assigned as necessary/appropriate.

Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum 5 years’ experience in accounting and/or financial analysis. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent.

  • Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, with an ability to plan and manage multiple projects concurrently in a timely manner.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to research and solve problems and reconcile difficult accounts.
  • Ability to apply logical thinking to a wide range of business and practical problems.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees and management to maximize performance
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task various duties and projects to ensure timely completion.
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work extended hours during critical periods.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including the creation and manipulation of Pivot tables, V-/H-LOOKUP, and IF-THEN formula
  • A team player with a strong desire to learn.
  • Experience with ERP systems a plus.