We are seeking a talented and energetic GL Accountant for one of our most valued clients in Orange County. This company is a national leader in it's industry and is growing fast. This person will play a critical role in the organizations continued growth, having a variety of responsibility.
location: Mission Viejo, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $55,000 - 75,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
The GL Accountant position is based in our Service Center in San Juan Capistrano.
Responsibilities of this key position include:
o Be an integral part of the development of the service model for the Service center.
o Participate as a team member to be a local expert for our partners in Operations.
o Provides status of financial conditions by collecting interpreting and reporting financial data.
o Directly impact and develop measures and metrics for our Field Leadership.
o Interact and engage Facility Executive Directors with financial performance.
o Attend field leadership meetings to develop Field Leadership's understanding of Financial close process.
o Capable of handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties.
o Self-motivated to seize growth opportunities without direct supervision or over sight.
o Monitors and works to improve processes for close.
o Responsible for the general ledger month-end close of 10-12 locations.
o Prepare general ledger entries as needed to ensure completeness and accuracy of the financial results for month-end close.
o Generate and review operating statements, compare actual results to historical trends and investigate and explain variances; analyze key accounts.
o Ensure deadlines for month-end close and financial reporting requirements are met and all accounting and reporting activities are performed in accordance with GAAP.
o Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliation of selected asset and liability accounts for accuracy.
o Responsible for compiling all supporting documentation for balances in these accounts
o Maintain and monitor applicable SOX controls including contact with facilities to ensure completeness.
o Provide support to internal and external auditors as required.
- 2-5+ years of relevant experience in an accounting function is required
- Master's degree in accounting
- Pursuing CPA License in California
- Strong analytical and technical accounting skills are necessary for success in this role
- Strong Excel skills preferred
- Great Plains experience preferred
- Experience in a central location managing field accounting activities is preferred
- Must be a strong team player and leader, highly motivated and able to work and prioritize under pressure during peak periods
- Able to work some off-hours necessary to complete the close process.
- Skilled nursing healthcare experience a plus
skills: Account Reconciliation, Accruals
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.