Part Time Staff Accountant

Safire Partners
Culver City
18 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Founded in 2006, Safire Partners is one of the most active retained executive search firms focused on emerging growth and venture–backed companies. Headquartered in Culver City, we identify top executives in the startup ecosystem nationwide.
We are looking for a part–time Staff Accountant to own the accounting operations of the company, and support the COO and the consulting CFO to support day–to–day bookkeeping and oversight, as well as supporting the leadership team with monthly, quarterly and annual fiscal reviews.
This is an ideal role for a seasoned accountant seeking a role with flexible hours but the opportunity for growth.
Bookkeeping Responsibilities: Receive and review all incoming invoices and prepares and mails payment checks, coding invoices accurately to General Ledger, keeping payables up to date Calculate and run bi–weekly payroll, track benefit accruals Reconcile all cash receipts, bank statements, and other accounts monthly Prepare 1099 forms for vendors and contractors Process and record transactions (including but not limited to AR/AP). Verify accuracy, authorization, and coding. Process credit card reconciliation, employee expense reimbursement Initiate cash disbursement Maintain invoices and related supporting documents, including the ability to understand and manage service contracts Maintain general ledger chart of accounts (including but not limited to fixed assets, prepaid expenses, accruals, and other accounting schedules) Perform bank reconciliation and ensure cash receipts and disbursements are properly recorded Maintain a high level of confidentiality
Accounting Responsibilities: Assist with initial internal control evaluations. Posts monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals. Compile financial reports and ad hoc reports for the leadership team Responsible for month–end financial close process Compile consolidated financial statements, including balance sheet, income statement, equity statement, and cash flow statement Strong knowledge of GAAP/Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Seek improvement and enhancement in process and controls
Qualifications: BA in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration 3+ years of accounting experience within a top accounting firm, or 4–5 years of accounting experience in a startup, professional service firm, or agency environment Advanced in Excel Comfortable with Quickbooks required. Comfort with Salesforce a plus Strong knowledge of GAAP/General Accepted Accounting Principles Experience with: Month/year end close, general ledger (GL), Debit/Credit, and Journal entries Budgeting and forecasting experience preferred but not required Proven ability to succeed in a fast–paced and constantly changing environment a plus