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« Back to Search GENERAL LEDGER ACCOUNTANT
Newark, CA

Salary: $65,000 to $70,000
Date Posted: August 7, 2018
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 321914

Job Description

GENERAL LEDGER ACCOUNTANT

Solid transportation and warehousing company seeking to hire for this newly created position to support the Accounting Manager. The primary scope of the position is to maintain and close the General Ledger each month resulting in the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements. The company has revenue more than $40 million and supports our locations in California, Oregon and Texas.

Description
In this role, you'll be utilizing your technical accounting expertise to provide the following support:

  • Month-end, year-end closing
  • Monthly balance sheet and P&L fluctuation analysis
  • Monthly expense variance analysis
  • Inter-company transactions and reconciliations
  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and compliance to internal policies
  • Manage equipment leases, fixed assets and depreciation
  • Balance sheet accounts reconciliations
  • Property tax returns and monthly income tax provision
  • Complex customer billing preparation
  • Interface with management in various departments explaining entries and answering questions
  • Bank account reconciliation and cash management
  • Benefit and insurance expense allocations
  • Payroll entries to general ledger
  • Specialty P&L reports

Qualifications and Experience

They are looking for a candidate who can fulfill these requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting is a minimum requirement
  • Strong technical accounting background.
  • At least three years general ledger accounting experience
  • Very strong Excel and database skills, Access experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Team player and ability to work independently
  • Clear verbal communication skills, including ability to effectively interact on voice conference calls with associates at all levels throughout Company organization

Company Benefits

In return, they offer the following package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • Flexible spending account
  • Matching 401k
  • Life, ADD and disability insurance
  • Flexible hours
  • PTO / STO time off
  • No travel
  • Stable company structure
  • Clean working environment