Senior Accountant

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Post Date: 01/19/2018 Job ID: 1601 Job Titles: ACCT - Accountant, ACCT - Sr. Accountant Pay Rate: 85000

Responsible for the maintenance and completion of moderately complex accounting activities, including compiling, analyzing, posting, and reporting complex financial information in a timely and accurate manner. 

  • Compiles complex financial information from various electronic and hard copy sources.
  • Independently performs analysis and prepares and/or reviews journal entries on a daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis.
  • Performs weekly and monthly reconciliations to ensure the accuracy of all financial information.
  • Analyzes and reports on accounting transactions and ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles.
  • Assists in the preparation and support of statutory and consolidated financial reporting.
  • Collects year-end closing financial information, post all journal entries, and ensure accuracy of data for filing and audit purposes.
  • Performs technical accounting research and work with business unit leaders to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Researches and addresses questions from Executives and Management.
  • Provides explanations for any variance occurring through analyzing and researching reasons and causes for fluctuations.
  • Prepares and distributes various financial reports and exhibits for Corporate Executives, Management, and Non-Management, including but not limited to expense analysis, expense detail, Profit & Loss (P&L) statements, production/commission reports, and site profitability.
  • Identifies issues and provides recommendations for resolution to higher level accounting staff or management.
  • Prepare and distribute complex financial reports for Executives and Sr. Management.

  • May provide training and development to junior Accounting staff.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with all policies, procedures, and regulations relating to job duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field or equivalent relevant work related experience required.
  • Two years of Accounting, Reporting, and Analysis/related work experience or equivalent combination of related training and experience required. Three years preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge and understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Proficient personal computer skills including Microsoft Office. Microsoft Access and SAP experience a plus.
  • Proficient financial analytical skills and ability to research and explain variances.
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.


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