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Japanese Bilingual Sr. Accountant

Advantage Resourcing • Irvine, CA

Posted 1 month ago

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Employment - Recruiting - Staffing

Job Description

Job Title: Japanese Bilingual Sr. Accountant

Location: Irvine, CA

FLSA Classification: Exempt, Fulltime

Department: Accounting

Reports To: Accounting Supervisor

Salary: $50K

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Required experiences: Please see the bottom of the below job description


The Sr. Accountant position is accountable for recording the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets (both tangible and intangible), tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, accounting for the disposition of fixed assets, month-end closing, general accounting operation, creating and verifying journal entries, providing technical support and ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of accounting tasks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (Not official: Please ask more details during your interview)

•           Ensures that fixed assets at all locations are properly labeled and accounted for

•           Records of fixed asset acquisitions and disposals in accordance with company policies and procedures

•           Maintains accurate and detailed depreciation schedules

•           Conducts on-site physical inventory (travel necessary) as part of internal controls as well as accompanying outside auditors during inventory counts

•           Must clearly and effectively communicate company policies regarding the accounting treatment of fixed assets within the accounting department as well as other departments and upper management

•           Produces monthly, quarterly and annual fixed asset roll forward schedules

•           Monthly reconciliation of fixed assets sub-ledger to GL accounts

•           Ability to research use tax laws of various states and ensure proper recording and treatment

•           Annual property tax filings for all locations in multiple states

•           Will be the lead contact in the case of property tax audits

•           Provides necessary information to 3rd party tax preparers on a timely basis

•           Produces forward looking CapEx and depreciation expense estimates

•           Must be familiar with various GAAP depreciation methods and produces what-if comparison analysis of the different methods

•           Maintains accurate construction in progress schedule

•           During month, quarterly and annual close may be asked to assist with the reconciliation of other balance sheet accounts

•           Works closely with construction management team as well as store personnel

•           Other duties assigned by supervisor

•           Maintains inventory controls and assists in counting of physical inventory by applying labels to each asset and conducting inventory counts

•           Responsible for Month End closing processes and reconciliations

•           Verify, allocate, post and reconcile GL and accounts payable

•           Participate in financial standards setting

•           Assist with tax audits and tax returns

•           Support month-end and year-end close process

•           Ensure compliance with GAAP principles

•           Ad hoc reporting as required


•           Ability to effectively communicate with management in both Japanese and English.

•           Previous experience with GP (fixed assets module specifically) preferred

•           BS degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience

•           Proven working experience as an Accountant for 3-5 years

•           Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases

•           Ability to manipulate large amounts of data

•           Proven knowledge of GAAP, practices, standards, laws and regulations

•           High attention to detail and accuracy

•           Ability to direct and supervise
Job ID: 362747
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