Accountant (2019)

Commerce, CA

Job Type

Full-Time; Direct-Hire

About the Role

Location: Commerce, CA Industry: Trading (Food) Shift: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm (30 minute lunch) Compensation: $70,000 - $75,000/YR (DoE); exempt + benefits

Main responsibilities are:

  • Provide financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data, preparing reports

  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information

  • Prepare various reports and work papers every quarter for external auditors

  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance

  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents

  • Document financial transactions by entering account information

  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information

  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other reports

  • Check accuracy of figures, calculations and posting pertaining to transactions recorded by branches

  • Prepare and file government reports (sales & used tax, property tax, unclaimed property, corporate income tax)

  • Other accountants’ duties as required to support on-going business needs and cross-training initiatives

  • Guide accounting clerks by coordinating activities and answering questions

  • Initiate and manage financial and accounting software used by the company

  • Complete special projects as assigned

Requirements

Requirements:

  • College graduate and accounting major required

  • 5+ years’ experience in the related accounting work

  • Excellent Microsoft Office computer skills required

  • Critical and analytical thinking skills required

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Dependable work ethic

  • Organized and thorough

  • Customer service oriented and able to catch on quickly

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Bilingual in Japanese is a plus