Staff Accountant

Pacoima, CA

Accounting $ 25.00 - $ 27.00
10/21/2020 4:21:00 PMPST
Job Type: Retail Contract
Minimum Experience: Not Specified
Recruiter Name: Kathryn Tobias

Job Description

This position will perform intermediate accounting functions and clerical support in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This position is responsible for the preparation of month-end journal entries of prepaid expense amortization and accrual of various expenses. The Staff Accountant will maintain and analyze the general ledger accounts; prepare monthly and quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations. Will also be responsible for invoice processing of shipped orders. All work is to be completed while maintaining the highest level of confidence regarding the company’s financial information.
  • Process and print all customer AR invoices on a daily basis, including scanning and indexing necessary data in Doclink.
  • Assist in the month-end process by preparing journal entries with supporting documentation.
  • Prepare legal expense accruals in coordination with the parent company who will provide the monthly legal invoices.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts monthly and submit the quarterly and year-end balance sheet account reconciliations to the parent company in accordance with set deadlines.
  • Review monthly all vendor invoices for use tax accrual.
  • Prepare the Quarterly Sales & Use Tax Return.
  • Process the Gondrand invoices and prepare the spreadsheet to submit for wire payment; ensuring complete documentation of invoices and the amounts charged are correct and entered in the correct GL account codes.
  • Assist in reviewing and coding AP invoices of overseas freight.
  • Review for completeness of audit documents, i.e. Sales Journals; Check Preview reports.
  • Assist with department workload and contribute to the overall smooth running of the Accounting Department.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • 5+ years of increasing responsibility in a similar environment
  • Experience with large accounting software (SAP preferred)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (i.e. VLOOKUP and Pivot Table knowledge preferred)
  • Must be a team player and have the ability to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and quality of work
  • Strong interpersonal skills (verbal and writing)
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