Staff Accountant

CA - Chula Vista
Pay Rate: $34 - $38 per hour

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Job Summary: The Senior Staff Accountant will support the Accounting Department with overseeing GAAP duties, ad hoc reporting and analysis, preparation for audits, and other projects and duties as assigned.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Oversee day to day accounting activities.
  • Perform analysis, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Prepare monthly departmental and management team reports.
  • Prepare year-end audit and tax workpapers and reports.

  • Provide ad hoc analysis as needed.

General & Subsidiary Ledger Closing

  • Perform monthly cutoff procedures to facilitate timely and accurate accounting and financial reporting.

  • Review general ledger reports for proper coding and cutoff.

  • Prepare and post journal entries.

  • Compile monthly closing electronic binders by performing reconciliations, adjustments, analysis, and documentation.

  • Assist with accounting process improvements and documentation of accounting policies and procedures.

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting preferred
  • Banking accounting experience preferred
  • 3-5 years of progressive accounting experience

  • Solid grasp of fundamental accounting principles

  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic and professional demeanor

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment

  • Ability to adapt to changing business requirements

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to manage expectations of the team

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Proficiency using 10-key by touch

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Banking or similar industry experience

  • Experience with budgeting and forecasting

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