Staff Accountant

Tillys - Irvine, CA

30+ days ago
The following is a brief description of responsibilities to be performed by the Staff Accountant. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support month-end closing by creating journal entries and supporting schedules
Assist in monthly P&L variance analysis
Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations
Ensure proper preparation of sales and use tax returns by 3rd party vendor
Assist with property tax filings and government required filings
Act as liaison for financial audit preparation and interact with external auditors
Assist with process improvement in day to day operations
Assist in the implementation of new tax software and complete special projects as assigned

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to perform all essential duties and responsibilities listed above
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel
Volunteer willingly for additional responsibilities
Remain open and adaptable to change and new opportunities for growth.
Detail oriented and organized.
Must have ability to multitask and reprioritize based on changing demands.
Independent, self-motivated, team player.
Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management.
Lawson and Avalara software experience a plus.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 2 years accounting experience.
Bachelors Degree required.
Retail experience highly preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong verbal and written communication.
Proficient in English

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
N/A

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 the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to sit, stand, and operate business equipment.
Significant walking and climbing of stairs.
Some bending/lifting (to 25lbs) required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Typical office environment with low level noise exposure.

“Tillys will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, Chapter XVIII, Article 9 (Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box).”