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Sr. staff accountant

JWC Environmental

This is a Full-time position in Santa Ana, CA posted December 14, 2019.

Position Summary:The most successful candidate will have a natural passion for accuracy and efficiency with a strong understanding of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, and other financial transactions within an organization.

He or she will play an important supportive role, keeping our company’s financial outlook bright with precision and proactive measures.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, general ledger accountability, financial reporting (primarily Balance Sheet related – to include local business unit reporting and data loads into Corporate consolidation system), maintenance of internal control structure, coordination with internal auditors, outside auditors and tax specialists and other projects as assigned.Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
·Generates, analyzes and communicates financial data that reflects actual financial performance against budget.
·Ensures financial records, including the general ledger, are maintained in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, international financial reporting standards and Company policies and procedures.
·Primary support person to Accounting Manager for monthly corporate and local entity close, in conjunction with Finance Department.
·Ensures accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close.
·Establishes, prepares and monitors the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures, including account reconciliations and Corporate internal control system.
·Per Accounting Manager’s direction, partners with functional managers to assist with understanding of accounting matters.
·Resolves accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
·Assists Finance Department in the research of monthly variances and ad hoc projects, with a strong focus on manufacturing sites.
·Works closely with the Accounting Manager and accounting team to improve accounting process.
·Along with the Director of Operations and Director of Strategic Sourcing, assure compliance with all inventory controls and accuracy of inventory costing across all JWC entities.
·Develops good working relationships with other functional areas and provides high quality accounting guidance, detail and analysis as requested.
·Assists Accounting Manager with coordination of annual audit with 3rd party, with internal audits as scheduled, and income tax and regulatory reporting.
·Specific focus on Fixed Asset processing and reporting, and maintenance of intercompany accounting between multiple entities.
·Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.
·Provides leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all level throughout the organization; creates and promote a positive and supportive work environment.Adhere to Company Values: Empowered – Bold – Integrity – Teamwork Dedicated – Accountable.Education, Experience & Skills: § Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with financial (ERP) systems (knowledge of Infor Visual a plus), financial reporting, financial data analysis, and inventory costing in a manufacturing environment§ Experience in a corporate company/environment.§ Strong understanding and application of generally accepted accounting principles and practices§ Strong general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and banking knowledge§ High proficiency with MS Excel and Word including pivot tables§ Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulationsStrong written and verbal communication skillsAbility to understand and meet deadlinesAbility to explain accounting issues to non-accountantsJudgment and analytical approach to problem-solvingPlanning and organizingAttention to detail and accuracyCollaborative work approach and positive attitudeWillingness to take ownership and be accountable for responsibilities and duties assignedProven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees JWC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.