Staff Accountant (Santa Monica)

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Working under the supervision of the Controller this role will focus on an array of accounting duties including; review of transactional accounting, financial statement preparation, Month End close and maintaining the General Ledger.

You will be perfect for this role if;
  • You enjoy working in an exciting start up environment
  • You want professional growth and the ability to positively impact a rapidly growing company
  • You enjoy a challenge and want to learn new concepts

Responsibilities for the role of Staff Accountant:
  • Prepare and process customer invoices and apply customer payments.
  • Resolve customer billing issues as well as analyze and reconcile customer activity to merchant processing activity while working with our Member Services group.
  • Prepare monthly bank account reconciliations.
  • Process vendor invoices, code expenditures to proper cost centers and general ledger accounts, prepare vendor payments, prepare month-end accruals and reconcile accounts to vendor statements.
  • Prepare and post semi-monthly payroll journal entries including the verification of commission calculations.
  • Prepare monthly departmental income statement and balance sheet fluctuation analysis by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and through discussions with operations personnel.
  • Assist in the preparation of internal and external monthly reporting packages for management, investors and lenders.
  • Perform other month-end closing activities as assigned.
  • Gather supporting documentation, prepare schedules and respond to inquiries from independent accountants during year-end audit.
  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommend changes.
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations; etc.

Requirements for the role of Staff Accountant:
  • 3+ years of Staff Accounting experience.
  • Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Excel (Pivot table, Vlookup)
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting (or related field)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
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