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  • Location: Torrance, CA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #300915
  • Salary: $75,000

Job Title: Staff Accountant
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Location: Torrance, CA
Salary: $70,000 – $85,000 per year (hourly role)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (In Office)
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

Company Overview:
A dynamic and growing company in the aviation industry has an opening Staff Accountant role; this role is open due to  expansion. If you are detail-oriented  Accountant with good attention to details then this might be a great role for you. This role reports to the Financial Controller (CPA) and offers an exciting opportunity for career growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform day-to-day QuickBooks general ledger activities, including journal entry preparation, in compliance with company accounting policies and procedures.
  • Process accounts payable invoices for timely payment.
  • Monitor and record transactions from Stripe, ProPay, and Shopify platforms.
  • Coordinate, review, and analyze reporting processes for quarter-end and year-end closes.
  • Set up and track Classes in QuickBooks.
  • Research and prepare explanations for balance sheet and income statement variances.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts, including bank reconciliations.
  • Update documentation of business processes and ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Assist in monthly, quarterly, and year-end close processes for other accounting team members.
  • Support management with ad hoc requests and special projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting.
  • 1-2 years of experience in month-end close, general ledger accounting, and reporting, preferably in a growing company.
  • Highly desirable to have experience with QuickBooks Desktop 

Desired Skills and Qualities:

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical abilities.
  • Quick learner with the ability to adapt to new tasks independently.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team player with a customer-service orientation.
  • Ability to comprehend the broader picture in a dynamic environment.
  • Proficiency in Excel with knowledge of formulas, pivot tables, and vlookups.

Join our team and be a part of our journey towards excellence in aviation. If you are a motivated individual seeking growth opportunities and possess the requisite skills, we encourage you to apply.

Note: This position will be compensated hourly within the salary range mentioned, reflecting the expectation of 40 hours per week. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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