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Senior Accountant

Location : Downtown Los Angeles
Job Type : Direct
Compensation : 70000.00 - 80000.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

SUMMARY AND EXPECTATIONS


The Sr. General Ledger Accountant is responsible for the maintenance of the general ledger and the monthly accounting cycle.  A thorough knowledge of US GAAP and an ability to administer all internal standards is required. This position ensures that accounting transactions are properly recorded, posted, processed, and reported for accurate presentation of the balance sheet andincomestatement;respondstointernalcustomerescalationsandensurescompliancewithinternalfinancialandaccounting controls; helps coordinate activities that supports preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reports, and profit and loss statements; monitors general ledger maintenance and monthly accounting processing activities to ensure thoroughness and accuracy.


RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES- The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this job’s duties and responsibilities.



  • General Ledger accountability

  • Research and respond to general ledger questions/inquiries

  • Assist in preparing accurate and timely financial reports and ensure appropriate accounting procedures and controls

  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations for period end close

  • Reconcile inter-company accounts for multiple entities

  • Sales and use tax filing

  • Ensure financial records are maintained, in compliance with policies and procedures; maintain necessary working papers related to journal entries and reconciliations

  • Correspond with various departments to compile financial data to ensure accurate and timely period end reporting

  • Assist in providing follow up and documenting of significant variance

  • Assist with quarterly and annual financial audits as needed

  • Assist with the annual corporate budgeting process

  • Contribute to department and/or company special project as assigned

  • Working cross-functionally to compile or validate financial data for monthly reporting as needed to ensure accurate and timely period end reporting


Required Qualifications :

QUALIFICATIONS



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Minimum of 3 years of Accounting Experience

  • Understanding of General Accepted Accounting Principles(GAAP)

  • Strong analytic and accounting skills

  • Multiple sets of books, multiple locations

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Detail oriented and possess high level of accuracy

  • Ability to work independently and/or with a team and take on new tasks

  • Ability to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his/her work

  • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

  • Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook or similar programs

  • Quickbooks, Microsoft Dynamics and Sage Fixed Asset System experience a plus


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