Associate Accountant

Wavsys, LLC - San Jose, CA (30+ days ago)4.3

Position Title: Staff Accountant
This is a full-time position reporting to the Accounting Manager. The duties and responsibilities listed below set forth some but not all of the job requirements. This position will be responsible for traditional accounting functions including hands-on month end close, preparing and posting journal entries, maintaining the general ledger for Classic.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Balance daily/monthly complex cash activity to internal system reports. Identify/resolve discrepancy before posting journals
  • Perform month-end close process. Ensure all journal entries are posted appropriately in accordance with GAAP
  • Reconcile accounts, ensuring SL detail supports GL balance and independently researching exceptions
  • Serve as liaison with parent company. Maintain the journal entry upload template
  • Act as liaison with internal managers in providing them with research information
  • Perform accounts receivable functions on monthly basis to ensure all invoices are created in a timely manner. Work directly with collections specialist to ensure timely collection of receivables
  • Review process improvement and document procedures
  • Assist the manager in various other ad hoc projects as needed

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting/Finance and at least 3-5 years of related experience
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrate solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Good computer skills and experience with Excel, Word, and Outlook. Oracle knowledge is a plus

Personal Characteristics:

  • Flexible and adaptable: candidate should be able to switch gears in various high-stress situations and apply themselves to quickly learning new technologies and adopting new methodologies.
  • Attention to detail: candidate should pay attention to detail and take great pride in getting it right

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $23.00 to $28.00 /hour


  • Accounting: 3 years


  • Bachelor's


  • San Jose, CA

Required work authorization:

  • United States