General Ledger Accountant (Torrance)

  • Address:Torrance, CA 90501 (map)
  • Date Posted:08/29/16
  • Job Type:Full-time
  • Description:
  • JOB SUMMARY:Reports directly to the Accounting Manager. Responsible for the accurate and timely recording of the monthly journal entries into the general ledger and the preparation of quarterly and monthly Accounting reports. Requires frequent interaction with various levels of personnel in Accounting and other departments of the company. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:Other duties may be assigned.Provides explanation of variance between actual and budgetAssists with the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closeMaintains Fixed Assets databaseIssue CIP Numbers and Maintain CIP Log and databasePrepares Account Analysis - BS and IS statements accountsAssists in preparation of audit schedulesLiaison with external auditorsPrepares and inputs journal entriesMaintain Journal Entry Log and CalendarOther duties maybe assigned by the Accounting Manager Competency:To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.Design - Generates creative solutions; Uses feedback to modify designs; Demonstrates attention to detail.Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.Project Management – Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.Interpersonal – Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.Team Work – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.Leadership – Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feedback from others.Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.Diversity – Promotes a harassment-free environment.Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.Strategic Thinking – Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition.Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.Motivation – Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance.Quantity – Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Education/Experience:BA / BS in Accounting or Finance Minimum three to five years of general ledger accounting experience in a fast paced environment Strong knowledge of GAAP Proficient in MS Office Knowledge of QAD 2008 is a plus SOX-404 compliance experience a plus 
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