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Staff Accountant in El Segundo, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 5/22/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2120126

Job Title: Staff Accountant - Real Estate

Reports to: Accounting Manager
Location: El Segundo Ca
Position type: temp to hire or Direct Hire
Salary: 50-55k

The staff accountant will be responsible for preparing the monthly financial analysis reports, developing and maintaining department budgets and generating reports.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare accounting related entries to numerous registers, journals and logs.
  • Support accounts payable activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice creation and entry.
  • Compiles bills and invoices to verify coding for accuracy.
  • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts.
  • Provide detailed analyses and explanations of all transactions.
  • Review, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
  • Prepare documentation for external auditors.
  • Budget preparation support on projects at all stages from start to completion.
  • Tracks and maintains project cost budgets including contracts, change orders and loan draw documentation.
  • Implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures.
  • Monitors compliance with accounting principles and procedures in regards to A/P and A/R.
  • Works effectively with co-workers, customers and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others; keeping commitments, keeping others informed of work progress, timetables and issues; addressing problems and issues constructively to find mutually acceptable and practical business solutions; addressing others by name, actions, words and deeds.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Prefer Accounting or Finance degree near completion. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Able to read and understand technical forms and financial reports. Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and Yardi Accounting Systems preferable. Prior knowledge of QuickBooks helpful.

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