Sr. Staff Accountant

Precision Castparts Corp. - South Gate, CA3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $51,000 - $69,000 a year
Analyzes financial information, makes journal entries and determines the most effective means of handling accounting transactions.

Prepares and maintains accounting records for the company, including but not limited to accounts receivables, accounts payable, cash disbursements, journal entries for transactions not involving cash receipts or disbursements, “prepared by client” schedules, accounting records for the annual audit and paperwork which supports all entries to the company’s accounting journals, ledgers, etc.

Records deposits (check and credit card receipts) from all sources.

Performs reconcilements of accounting records to general ledger.Reconcilements pertain to data entry from IMIS, credit card receipts, cash receipts, bank deposits, etc.

Prepares financial statements and other accounting reports which accurately reflect the financial position of the Company.

Reviews accounting documents for accuracy, clarity, and compliance with Company and Corporate policies and procedures, accounting standards and relevant laws and regulations.

Administers the accounts payable function to include: Entering approved invoices into the AP system. Preparing checks for invoice payments. Preparing checks and invoices for EVP approval

Serves as accounting advisor to senior management/ Controller

Assist in Sarbanes Oxley compliance Activities.

Provides guidance and assistance to lower level professional accounting positions.

Performs additional tasks or responsibilities as assigned by the Controller and President.

Minimum Education ( or substitute experience) required:
Bachelors of Science in Accounting and or Finance

Minimum Experience required:
CPA designation preferred.
Requires five or more year’s general accounting experience.

Skills Required:
Requires a thorough knowledge of the fundamental theories, doctrines, systems, principles, practices and terminology of accountancy.

Requires an understanding of basic employment law.

Must be PC literate with knowledge of computerized bookkeeping software, spreadsheet and word processing software; spreadsheet skills must be sufficient to enable incumbent to quantify and illustrate routine financial reports, statements, and/or projections.

Requires excellent organizational, interpersonal, communications and management skills.
Sarbanes Oxley experience preferred.
Strong Great Plains knowledge.
Strong Excel skills.