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Accounting Specialist

Santa Ana, CA 92707

Posted: 03/01/2024 Job Titles: ACCT - Accountant Job Number: 5019 Pay Rate: 77,500

Job Description

Alliance Resource Group has partnered with an entity of a large, publicly held industry leader in Irvine in their search for a Staff Accountant who is looking to join a successful team where they will have opportunities to train and develop. This role will support accounting operations in AP and AR in addition to general ledger.

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting with the day to day accounting of multiple areas including reconciliations, accounting for bank reconciliations, accruals for month end close and project accounting.

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Participate in an accurate and timely monthly close process that includes preparation of journal entries and reconciliations in accordance with GAAP and SOX.
  • Lead accounts payable and accounts receivable for both corporate and project accounting.
  • Preparation of account and bank reconciliations and analysis and related journal entries
  • Perform analysis and prepare reports of timely and accurate financial information for management
  • Prepares support for bank and external auditor requests
  • Support corporate accounting team as needed

Staff Accountant Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting (preferred) 
  • 1-4+ years of experience in general accounting functions
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel
  • Basic understanding of GAAP
  • Hands-on, detailed oriented, organized and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Integrity and trust

Job Requirements


Meet Your Recruiter

Kyle Sakata
Recruiting Manager

Born in Hollywood and raised in Los Angeles, Kyle was destined to be a star. When that did not work out, he did the next best thing and became a recruiter. After graduating from California State University, Long Beach with a bachelor’s degree in finance, Kyle began his professional career working in accounting as an Assistant Controller and Controller for several companies in the surf industry. After a number of years working in accounting, he became an entrepreneur and developed two successful coffee-house locations in Orange County where he was the CFO (and head barista).

In 2003 Kyle again shifted his career and became a financial recruiter in the Bay area with a large national staffing company where he was responsible for building successful recruiting teams.  Kyle joined Alliance Resource Group in 2009 as a Recruiting Manager.

Kyle is a proud parent of two girls, Maya and Sage, whom are attending college in San Francisco, CA and Paris, France. In his spare time, Kyle loves to fire up the BBQ after a good surf session.

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