SR ACCOUNTANT

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Location
Goleta, California
Industry
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 36.00 - US$ 46.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_51702
Contact
Miller,Brooks, Spherion
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Job Description

Our reputable healthcare client in the Goleta area has an immediate opening (3+ months) for a senior level accounting professional. This candidate will be responsible for the preparation of financial statements, reconciliation of multiple general ledger accounts and completion/submission of reports required by third parties. Accounts for multiple entities and work between entities to ensure coverage within the department. Mentors and educates Accountants on accounting processes.

Responsibilities:
50%

- Prepares financial statements and variance analysis (monthly), emphasis on inter-company transactions between entities. Analyzes the results for reasonableness and shares insight with accountants.

10% (each)

- Reviews and analyzes financial information from AR, AP, payroll and material management systems. Shares system knowledge and experience with co-workers.
- Performs monthly reconciliation and analysis of general ledger accounts, bank statements and inter-company accounts. Shares understanding of subsidiary ledgers with coworkers.
- Completes and submits reports required by 3rd parties on a timely basis and resolves variances or discrepancies. Maintains understanding of financial subsystems and data building processes in order to ensure the integrity of the financial data. Explains to staff, as needed, what is required in the reports and why certain information is submitted. Tracks all deadlines on reporting requirements.
- Prepares for the annual audit and coordinates requests, as needed. Anticipates what the audit questions will be and plans work around the expected requests
- Works with accountants to ensure their work is facilitating the successful and timely completion of financial statements. Serves as mentor to accountants and financial assistants. Shares knowledge with staff to grow the team and ensure a successful, consistent staffing plan within the department

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- Minimum: Advanced knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel.
- Preferred: CPA
- Works independently to resolve problems. Proactive in nature. Ability to assess potential issues and take action to correct.
- Excellent interpersonal skills a plus

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
- Five (5) years of work related experience in general accounting, financial reporting or auditing.
- Five (5) years of experience in computerized accounting system.
- Experience working in a healthcare setting preferred
- Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in Business, or related field
- Preferred: Bachelor's Degree with accounting emphasis. (Certificate, etc.)


Apply today to be considered for this immediate opening with a reputable employer in Santa Barbara County. Position is long term and could lead to other opportunities down the line.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law. San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance: Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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