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Staff Accountant

Fineline Architectural Millwork

This is a Contract position in Costa Mesa, CA posted September 28, 2022.

The Senior Staff Accountant will work under the supervision of the Controller to maintain records, general ledgers, and financial reports. This position will review and analyze financial statements, assist with budgeting, perform general bookkeeping, complex accounting activities and financial analysis. In addition, he or she will ensure the integrity of accounting information with adjusting entries and rigorous analysis of system reports. The Senior Staff Accountant is assigned to the One-step Distribution division and is responsible for specialized familiarity with the operations and financial statements of the assigned division.

Responsibilities for Assigned Divisions

Prepare and review monthly work papers and conduct reconciliations of GL accounts to subsidiary ledgers.
Manage month-end close procedures and execution.
Review, prepare and maintain timely and accurate consolidated internal/external financial statements.
Manage monthly bank reconciliation.
Assists internal, contracted, and regulatory auditors in their examination of accounting records to ensure that auditors receive adequate information and interpretation for effective inspection of divisional records.
Respond to accounting inquiries through research and interpretation of financial information.
Prepare general journal entries as needed.
Responsible for recording and maintaining Fixed Assets for the company, including recording monthly depreciation and annual Property Tax returns
Prepares monthly and quarterly Sales/Use Tax returns for multiple states
Year-end tax form (1099/1098) preparation for various business entities.
Assist in annual budget preparation with requested financial information and analysis.
Assist with development and implementation of accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommending changes.
Assist with furthering miscellaneous accounting and organizational objectives by completing related assignments as needed.
Attend and participate in meetings, completing follow-up as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.

Superior analytical and problem-solving skills to review data and ensure proper accounting procedures have been followed.
Ability to work discretely with confidential information.
Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines.
Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees.
Working knowledge of accounting principles/internal controls and how to apply them.
Working knowledge of GAAP and Financial Statement Reporting.
Ability to work autonomously and independently while meeting deadlines through proper time-management.
Interpersonal communication skills to collaborate on assignments as needed.
Ability to:

Perform mathematical and statistical functions.
Independently initiate, follow up, and complete assignments, as well as special projects.
Perform effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Effectively perform multiple tasks.
Solve difficult and complex accounting and related financial problems.
Set priorities and adjust as priorities shift
Interface professionally with business contacts
Be flexible to work varying shifts and time schedules as needed.
Maintain confidentiality, understanding the potential impact on the department.

Four-year degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
7+ years progressive accounting experience and financial statement preparation
CPA Preferred
Intermediate to Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, especially Excel