Senior Accountant

Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Posted: 06/14/2019 Job Titles: ACCT - Sr. Accountant Job Number: 2599 Pay Rate: 90,000
Alliance Resource Group is partnered with a global consumer products company, seeking to add an experienced Senior Accountant to their dynamic team. 
Overview of Responsibilities:
  • An integral part of the monthly close process by preparing and uploading journal entries and reviewing GL accounts for accuracy.
  • Prepare customer credit memo analyses for CoOp Advertising, Incentives, Markdowns, and Customer Returns.Develop a thorough understanding of the business climate by reviewing contracts and having ongoing discussions with the AR and Sales departments and be able to make recommendations regarding these significant accruals.
  • Investigate and explain actual vs budgeted and prior year variances in the PL to build the knowledge base for communicating financial performance to Executive Management.
  • Assist with the monthly, quarterly, and year end consolidated reporting for the entire Company.Ensure final trended trial balances, PL’ s, and financials are prepared and accurate.
  • Be willing to learn over time the financial consolidation to serve as the back-up to the Financial Reporting Controller.
  • Prepare account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts, such as the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Intercompany accounts during the month end financial close.
  • Develop and implement tools to report on significant performance variances in the actual operating results. Assist with explanations of variances in customer credits, customer & brand sales, standard COGS, other COGS, and SG&A departmental spending for all entities.
  • Provide business financial support to operations, sales, marketing, manufacturing, and distribution departments with data-driven analysis, projects, and value added business analyses to improve decision making.
  • Assist with the year-end audit as required


Education and Experience:
  • 2-3 years with a consumer goods company.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Understanding of US GAAP and cost accounting principles.
  • Working knowledge of a classified balance sheet and income statement.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or Finance with 3-5 years of progressive experience.
  • Experienced with ERP systems, such as Oracle, SAP, or PeopleSoft

Excellent Benefits Package

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