Accounting Manager in Torrance, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Torrance, CA
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Job Number: 2142859

Job Title: Accounting Manager
Location: Torrance, CA
Compensation: DOE

Job Title:
Brief summary. As the leader of the accounting team, Accounting Managers are in charge of closely monitoring a company's financial health. They typically maintain, manage, and analyze financial statements, payroll, budgets, tax compliance issues, and more.


Job Title Responsibilities:

* Supervise two to three accounting personnel, including performance management and development.

* Assist with monthly, quarterly and year-end closing process and annual audit.

* Prepare monthly internal financial reporting, including preliminary sales/cost/gross profit summary, monthly financial statements, and fluctuation analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts.

* Close Oracle AR and AP modules monthly.

* Perform sales/cost analysis and reconciliation for assigned branches.

* Prepare project allocation journal entries for LCD branches.

* Perform account reconciliations for assigned balance sheet accounts, and prepare related journal entries.

* Responsible for accounting aspect of payroll, such as preparing journal entries, annual reconciliation of payroll register to the GL at year-end, and maintaining accurate accrued vacation balance.

* Prepare quarterly reporting package for the parent company in Japan.

* Prepare supporting schedules for quarterly consolidated financials.

* Work with accounting firm and provide information requested for income tax filings. Prepare quarterly estimated tax schedules and payment vouchers.

* Prepare income tax provision calculation and related journal entries.

* Prepare and file various tax and government forms (excise tax, use tax, property tax, business license, census, 1042, 1120F, etc.). Prepare related payment requests and journal entries.

* Work with consultant for unclaimed property reporting.

* Prepare auto lease inclusion schedules for payroll processing.

* Prepare 1099 information returns.

* Responsible for Cargowise related processes, such as reviewing daily duty reports, reconciling Cargowise reports to Oracle and investigating any differences identified, and PO matching duty in Oracle AP.

* Record miscellaneous receipts in Oracle AR.

* Reconcile CNS statements for assigned branches.

* Maintain deferred rent schedules, and analyze new lease agreements for capital vs. operating lease classification.

* Ensure compliance with internal controls and policies and procedures.

* Maintain all recordkeeping files for tasks/duties assigned by accounting management.

* Compile, sort, and organize supporting documentation (invoices, checks, etc.) for related business transactions.

* Investigate and research matters identified and report findings to management to keep management apprised of issues that may arise, requiring appropriate action to be taken.

* Take over tasks of other members of the team during their absence.

* Perform ad-hoc projects and any other tasks or duties, as assigned by management.

Job Title Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field

MBA or CPA a plus

5+ years of experience

2+ years of Managerial Experience

SAP software experience

Bilingual Japanese a plus, not required

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Job Requirements

Job Title Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field MBA or CPA a plus 5+ years of experience 2+ years of Managerial Experience SAP software experience Bilingual Japanese a plus, not required