Staff Accountant

Location: Newport Beach, California
Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the accounting function including GL maintenance, account reconciliations, journal entries and posting of cash receipts

Job responsibilities:
  • Monitor and track Daily Banking reports
  • Prepare and post all office and student campus deposits daily
  • Maintains all subsidiary ledger (CVUE) transactions impacting Great Plains (i.e. full cycle accounting for all Receivables, Deferred, Revenue, Cash and Bad Debt reserves)
  • Will collaborate with Controller on the integration of CVue and Great Plains
  • Monthly Bank reconciliations
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset schedules for all companies including recording the depreciation on a monthly basis
  • Analyze transactions to identify and correct inaccuracies
  • Maintain general ledger and financial files in accordance with US GAAP
  • Perform various accounting activities including: GL reconciliations, Journal Entries and month-end close activities
  • Assists with monthly, quarterly and annual financial closings and government reporting as necessary.
  • Assists management to provide outside accounting firm(s) with accurate and timely information and assist in any review or audit issue resolution.
  • Identify improvements and efficiencies in accounting and financial reporting procedures
  • Ad-hoc Reporting
  • Consistently deliver the best in customer service.  As an employee, demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with customers, visitors and other employees
  • Actively follow and promote a safe working environment 
  • Other duties as may be assigned or determined appropriate
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance is required
  • Staff Accountant with 2+ years of experience
  • Public accounting experience would be beneficial
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Experience with multi-company entities and inter-company reconciliations
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates autonomy, organization, flexibility and cooperation in performing job responsibilities
  • Ability to analyze information, identify and solve problems
  • Attention to detail and well-developed time management skills.
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP experience is preferred
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