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Pinedale, CA

Date Posted: September 29, 2017
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 283421

Job Description

Corporate Accountant

Overview

The Corporate Accountant works under the direct supervision of the Corporate Controller to assist in administering all aspects of the accounting functions which include financial reporting and analysis, month-end close, invoicing functions across multiple programs, and company-wide expense allocations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·Accounts Payable Review

  • Review Accounts Payable Aging, resolving aged payables with Senior Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Review corporate credit card entries with supporting documentation and prepare monthly Corporate Credit Card Compliance and Spend Report for Senior Management.
  • Analyze AP trends and report to Corporate Controller any significant fluctuations.

·Accounts Receivable Review

  • Review Accounts Receivable Aging, resolving aged receivables with Senior Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • AR Reserve analysis, AR Roll-forward preparation each month
  • Coordinate with program Managers to facilitate AR collection efforts. In some cases, work directly with the client on collection efforts.
  • Document monthly status of AR collection efforts and provide to Executive Steering Committee and Corporate Controller each month.

·Cash Management

  • Responsible for the daily banking requirements and cash management; Daily bank reconciliation
  • Prepare Daily line of credit balance report
  • Prepare monthly Cash Flow Statement
  • Prepare monthly Line of Credit & Covenant Compliance Report
  • Prepare and submit monthly Borrowing Base Certificate to bank & Senior Management

·Month-End Close / Financial Reports

  • Prepare month-end reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts, including all bank accounts, prepaids, accruals, fixed assets, etc.
  • Analyze P&L activity and prepare trend analysis for Corporate Controller each month
  • Perform various detailed month-end allocations for pre-paid insurance, payroll cost and fringe benefits, shared costs and indirect cost allocations
  • Review month-end inventory reconciliations prepared by Program Accountants (inventory, deferred expense, etc…)
  • Prepare monthly fixed asset roll-forward and review assets for correct allocation

·Year-End Close / Audits / Special Projects

  • Assist the Corporate Controller in preparing year-end reports for annual CPA year-end audit
  • Direct liaison for the external audit team
  • Support Controller with special projects and workflow process improvement as needed

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • All employees are responsible to work safely, know & follow safety policies/procedures and are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that promotes the health and safety of others and themselves
  • Support payroll process
  • Duties as assigned

 

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (Should Reflect Those Listed in the Performance Evaluation Objectives)

·Completion of assigned tasks on time and accurately

  • Attendance
  • Maintain compliance with GAAP standards and regulatory requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with Accounting emphasis

Licenses/Certifications

  • Preferred (but not required): CPA certified

Experience

  • Must have minimum 2-4 years’ work experience in a professional office environment performing accounting functions
  • Preferred: experience in QuickBooks
  • Preferred: Public Accounting or audit experience

Skills/Knowledge

  1. Knowledge in accounting standards, especially GAAP
  2. Excellent computer skills with knowledge in Microsoft Excel and Word
  3. Excellent organizational skills and ability to work with little supervision
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  5. Superior customer service skills
  6. Excellent time management skills

Physical Job Description

  • Typical Working Conditions:
    • Work is performed in an office environment with moderate noise level
    • Hours are typically Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some evening and weekend hours as needed
    • Periodic travel with some overnight stays
  • Equipment Used/Required:

 

o Standard office equipment including computer, phone, scanner/copier and fax machine

  • Essential Physical Tasks:
    • While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to talk and hear
    • Primarily a sedentary role; in front of a computer
    • Physical ability to occasionally lift files and materials (up to 20 pounds), open filing cabinets and bend, stand, and reach above head as necessary
    • Position requires computer and keyboard use approximately 90% of the time

o Specific vision abilities required: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus, and visual acuity sufficient to read a computer screen and paper documents