Senior Accountant Analyst
At a glance
Location: US-CA-Irvine Map
Posted: 01/24/2020
Closing: 02/23/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Contractor
Experience: Not Specified
Job description
Roth Staffing is recruiting for a Senior Accountant Analyst for a premier financial services client in Irvine.  This is an 18-month contract role offering full time hours.

The chosen candidate will be working with a large team and will be responsible for reviewing regulatory reports such as filings, board reports, and support production work (scrub reports for board meetings, update templates, editing, etc.). Will use Cstar - accounting platform and various financial platforms.

* MS Office: Advanced Excel - macros
* Alteryx a plus (utilized to streamline tasks and group files and do calculations - can help troubleshoot issues team may be having)
* Independent thinking, Problem solving, attention to detail
* Financial background preferred
* Must have BA degree
* Looking for 5 years exp minimum

* Performs general and specific accounting procedures of varying degrees of complexity
o Processes GL transactions
o Reconciles GL accounts and source data, or sub ledger detail.
o Calculates company expenses and fees.
o Gathers and logically organizes financial data.
o Reviews accounting transactions, GL accounts, and reconciliations in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
o Reviews monthly intercompany settlement process.
o Compares forecasted financial information to actual results, and analyzes and explains variances.
o Prepares the accounting for unique or complex transactions.
o Processes corrections identified during reviews, and may advise others on corrections as necessary.
o Leads completion of the monthly close process for assigned areas.
o Ensures timely and accurate completion of regular tasks performed by the team.
* Prepares and reviews management reports
o Analyzes company financials, considering intercompany relationships and business drivers, to identify risks and trends, for reporting to management.
o Oversees changes to accounting policies resulting from new or changing accounting standards and new business transactions or fees in coordination with Financial Reporting and Regulatory requirements.

* Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, analysis and reporting of financial data
* Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
* In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
* Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/ year-end close process
* Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills
* Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
* Able to critically analyze situations and solve problems effectively
* Experience in analyzing complex financial reports and records
* General knowledge of mutual funds or experience in the investment management industry is preferred

* Requires a minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience in accounting, finance, or a related function.
* Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or a related degree
* CPA or MBA is preferred
* Requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and the ability to work comfortably with the Microsoft Office suite.
* Strong computer skills, especially in Microsoft Excel, and experience with an enterprise accounting system (such as SAP).
* GAAP and SEC reporting experience is preferred but not required
* Strong aptitude for numbers and accuracy
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Willingness to work as part of a team
* The individual will be expected to work up-front guidance and take ownership of his/her work product

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Senior Accountant Analyst