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Senior Accountant

Accountemps • Vista, CA

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

$35.00 - $50.00/Hour
Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services, Credit - Loan - Collections
Accounting, Finance, Professional Services

Job Description

Ref ID:00240-9501846754

Classification:Accountant - Sr.

Compensation:$35.00 to $50.00 per hour

Well established, growing organizations are looking to hire talented Senior Accountants. To be considered for these opportunities, you must have a Bachelor's degree and at five years of experience in a similar full cycle accounting role with a CPA and public accounting experience is preferred. If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment with a variety of opportunities, give us a call today!

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Achieve compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners
  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process
  • Other projects as necessary
  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives
  • Compose Balance Sheet account reconciliations
  • Analyze financial results (benchmarks, trends, performance metrics)
  • Arrange monthly consolidated P L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting
  • Organize quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external auditors
  • Manage monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP
  • To be considered for these types of positions, please email your updated Word version resume to call us at 760.603.9192. Hope to hear from you soon!

    Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred
  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems
  • Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance
  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
  • Demonstrated skills in interacting effectively, both verbally and in writing, with functional managers
  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Skill with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required
  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
  • Year-end closings experience
  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency in trade reconciliation
  • Financial reconciliation experience
  • Experience with month end closings
  • Well-founded grasp of Essbase
  • Proven knowledge of J.D. Edwards
  • General familiarity with Microsoft Access
  • Solid understanding of account reconciliation
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

    Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

    All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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