Staff Accountant

Advantage Sales And Marketing, LLC Irvine , CA 92606

Posted 2 months ago

Summary

Staff Accountant

At the Company, we build people, brands and businesses! We are looking for a detailed and results-driven Staff Accountant to prepare financial statements and analyze information from the general ledger system. Use this opportunity to showcase your strong Excel, reconciliation, and journal entries skills in order to assist maintaining and providing full support to the Accounting team. As part of our winning team, you'll receive top-tier training, competitive base salary, and a comprehensive benefits package all with the opportunity for career growth. Grow your career with the largest sales and marketing agency in North America! Apply today!

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate financial results by preparing the financial data for the closing of the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting cycles

  • Protect the Company's financial assets by reconciling the company's bank accounts to the General ledger (GL) and preparing journal entries

  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information preparing spreadsheets and reports

  • Perform expense report tracking administration (Concur) including; audit of reports on a as needed basis

Qualifications:

  • (Required) Bachelor's Degree in Finance or equivalent job-related experience.

  • (Preferred) Pursuing CPA license

  • 2-4 years of experience in Accounting, Finance or equivalent.

  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines

  • Strong General Ledger (GL) management skills

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office with a focus on Excel

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America's leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Staff Accountant (SA) assists in preparation of general ledger entries in conformity with General Accepted Accounting principles for assigned offices within designated region.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

General Ledger and Accounting Cycle

  • Ensure accurate financial results by preparing the financial data for the closing of the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting cycles

  • Document financial transactions by entering account information into General Ledger to include; revenue and accounts receivable entry and general ledger reclassifications

Financial Data Analysis

  • Protect the Company's financial assets by reconciling the company's bank accounts to the General ledger and preparing journal entries

  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information preparing spreadsheets and reports

  • Substantiate financial transactions by assisting with preparation of quarterly reconciliations

  • Perform expense report tracking administration (Concur) including; audit of reports on a as needed basis

Prepare Trade or Miscellaneous Receivable Invoices

  • Assist with maintaining regional accounting records by complying with the company records retention policy

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Accounting, Finance or equivalent job-related experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in Accounting or equivalent job-related experience

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment

  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines

  • Good written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one's supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance. All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.


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