Senior Accountant - G

75000.00 USD Annual + 75000
17 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
A well established service company in Burbank seeks a Senior Staff Accountant. Said individual will write journal entries and ensure all monthly information is received and processed for Uniform Services month–end close. Prepare accurate and timely financial statements and reports. Analyze variances to projection, plan and prior year.

Essential Responsibilities:

Own accounting and reporting for selected overhead locations/departments
Prepare journal entries for various accruals, actual expenses, reserves, etc. Clearly document sources of data and reasoning for entries.
Analyze trends, write accrual journal entries, and reconcile reserves for specific, more intricate overhead locations. Isolate and report on p/l impact of transactions booked after preliminary close to determine company's final EBIT.
Analyze specific area of the balance sheet, for example A/R, inventory, intangibles, cash, explain variances to prior periods. Calculate metrics specific to these reconciliations. Understand and explain subsystem interface to general ledger.
Complete ad hoc reporting to support business analysis questions. Develop skills to extract and sort information posted to g/l using Oracle and Hyperion financial tools. Use spreadsheets and text to explain variances.
Troubleshoot financial system questions or issues. Answer user questions around functionality. Test selected new areas of functionality or system upgrades. Test changes to core financial statements. Support data interfacing into general ledger system, identify and isolate errors. Coordinate corrections or fixes with IT.
Assist in planning / projecting expenses for overhead locations, or for selected total company expense categories.
Perform other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the activities noted above.

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent experience.
Knowledge/Skills and Experience:

Possess 4 to 7 years prior accounting experience.
Must have strong spreadsheet experience required (experience with pivot tables, macros, for example).
Must possess good written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of Oracle and Hyperion Financials preferred.
Must be organized, flexible self–starter.
Possess the ability to follow–up and complete projects/tasks on time with minimal supervision.
Must have Solid problem–solving skills, which include well–supported proposed solutions to issues
Must be detail oriented with a strong ability to multitask.
Must be able to manage time to meet established time cutoffs.