job summary: Our client in Los Angeles, CA area is looking for an Interim Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager! location: Los Angeles, California job type: Contract salary: $45 - 50 per hour work hours: 9 to 5 education: Bachelor's degree experience: 3 Years responsibilities: Participate and support in the monthly financial statement close process, ensuring that all financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely as well as analyzing and reviewing financial statements and variances.Perform month-end general ledger close activities including accruing expenses, preparing, reviewing and recording journal entries, reconciling general ledger accounts and other analysis.Prepare, review and analyze balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations.Prepare the monthly reporting packages including analysis of current actual results to prior period actual results to budget for internal management reporting and external reporting.Create and participate in the development of best practice processes for accounting, analysis, budgeting and forecasting of various accounts to ensure accuracy and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.Participate in the annual operating budget preparation.Serve as subject matter expert in the accounting system and its processes by assisting in the implementation and maintenance of controls and system upgrades.Experience and expertise in payroll processing and management a plus. qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required3-5 years of experience in an increasingly responsible accounting position, including month-end close, journal entries and reconciliations, with a strong emphasis on Fixed Asset accountingExperience in GAAP accounting and monthly closing processes in an ERP environmentExperience with JD Edwards preferredExperienced in high volume, fast paced, multi-divisional environmentsIntermediate to advanced experience with Excel skills: JD Edwards, Financial Statements, Month-End Close 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. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.