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Accountant

Location: San Mateo, CA
Posted On: 05/19/2023
Requirement Code: 63878
Requirement Detail

An innovative global company in home electronics is currently seeking a full-time, Accountant to perform a variety of duties including bookkeeping and accounting tasks, recordkeeping, and financial reporting. This is a trade business, and requires the expertise of Accountant who knows how to cover full accounting office functions from start to finish - including financial reporting, Account Payable, General Ledger.
The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing monthly statements and other reports as requested, maintaining chart of accounts, general ledger entries, payment of company expenses, timely processing of vendor payments, reconciling customer debits for refunds and returned product, timely cash deposits and credit card processing, maintain good relationships internal and external to the organization, accurate recordkeeping, and assisting with the development/implementation of Accounting Department policies, procedures, methods, projects and controls.
The ideal candidates must have a bachelor's degree in Accounting, and at least three years of experience as an accountant in the private sector and have an excellent working knowledge of SAP. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, particularly in communicating by phone and email with all levels of the organization. Must be technologically proficient, including an experienced user of Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must be able to execute work with limited supervision, operate independently and as part of a team, organize and manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, be accurate and detail-oriented in work duties, adapt quickly to changes, and effectively resolve issues.


RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
• Responsible for the  Accounts payable and related general ledger accounting cycle of the company .
• Prepares Intercompany Reconciliation, bank reconciliations, Account Payable and General Ledger analysis.
• Coordinate and support all audits (Internal & External), accounting work, warehousing, logistics, and inventory control.
• Records financial transactions, performs month end and year end closing, updates statements/invoices & check financial records for accuracy.
• Conducts recording, posting, and upkeep of all journals and accounting records.
• Responsible for the accuracy and maintenance of accounting records.
• Responsible for scanning and archiving financial documents/receipts.
• Recording  transactions including purchases, receipts and payments by an individual or the organization.
• Establishing and managing financial controls, distributions of funds and relationships with the company's banking partners.
• Manage and administrate Concur system.
• Manage Prepaid and Fixed Asset.
• Resolving accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
• Responsible contact with Tax agencies to monitor duty, sales tax, GST/HST tax declaration.
• Ad-hoc projects.


REQUIREMENTS (SKILLS/ABILITIES/EXPERIENCE):
• At least 3-5 years accounting experience, retail or Amazon experience is plus.
• Multi-culture background is plus
• Effective communication skills.
• Quick learner with strong adaptability
• Must have knowledge of GAAP
• Highly detail oriented and organized
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Ability to handle multiple projects in fast paced and dynamic environment.
• Self-motivated professional who is able to work independently or with a team and have a positive mindset


EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree in accounting

 
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
• AICPA is preferred.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
• Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at times


OTHER DUTIES:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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