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Staff Accountant

Company: Coop Home Goods
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

The Staff Accountant will report to our Controller and will assist the finance team in preparing month-end reconciliations, processing payroll, reviewing financial statements against budgets, cost analysis and other ad hoc projects. They will support the maintenance of the general ledger and the monthly accounting cycle. Knowledge of US GAAP and an ability to adhere to all internal standards is required. This position ensures that accounting transactions are properly recorded, posted, processed, and reported for accurate presentation of the financial statements; responds to internal escalations and ensures compliance with internal financial and accounting controls; helps coordinate activities that support the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, and monitors general ledger maintenance and monthly accounting processing activities to ensure thoroughness and accuracy. This is a hybrid role located in the Costa Mesa area, with a requirement to be onsite 3-4 days a week. Responsibilities: General ledger accountability research and respond to general ledger questions/inquiries Complete balance sheet month-end reconciliations, reconciling general ledger activity for the month Update and maintain daily bank reconciliations for multiple banks; ensure accurate and timely payments and postings Maintain necessary working papers related to journal entries and reconciliations Assist with processing of biweekly payroll and provide support to the Payroll Supervisor Work cross-functionally to compile or validate financial data for monthly reporting as needed to ensure accurate and timely period end reporting Assist on an as needed basis with AP and AR. This includes entering invoices for payment, processing check runs, assisting with AP approvals, and performing billing Ability to interact with internal and external personnel to obtain financial data Assist in month-end and year-end closing procedures and financial statement reporting in accordance with US GAAP Assist in the preparation of internal, and external audit schedules Prepare journal entries, financial statement support schedules and management reports GL reporting and expense analysis Assist with oversight and adherence to internal controls Provide Backup for other accountants Other ad hoc and/or finance related assignments Requirements: Knowledge of US GAAP and application of accounting principles Advanced excel skills; ability to set-up and effectively use accounting software, spreadsheets, etc. to perform data analysis Analytical and strong problem-solving skills Must be detail-oriented, have a proactive approach and the ability to work with a team Ability to investigate and resolve accounting discrepancies Must be able to prioritize tasks and effectively manage and meet deadlines Effective written and verbal communication skills Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision Trustworthy and moral character (we use pre-employment background & drug tests) Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting, or other related field 2 years of general accounting, auditing and/or corporate finance experience Advanced MS Excel, Word and Outlook skills

Keywords: Coop Home Goods, Costa Mesa , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Costa Mesa, California

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