Concordia University - Irvine Ca
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Irvine, CA, USA
  • Full-Time

Health Insurance, Retirement, Disability and Life Insurance, Tuition discounts, paid Vacation & Sick Time and generous paid Holidays


ROLE:

The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting in essential duties and responsibilities for the Finance and Accounting Department. This role will prepare financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting duties as assigned. The Senior Accountant works in partnership with the Accounting Manager to support all functions of the Business office including Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Accounts Payable and Budgets. The Senior Staff Accountant will act as back up for the Staff Accountant I & II, Payroll Specialist, and Accounting Manager. All activities of this position are to make a contribution to the fulfillment of the mission of the University.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each of the below duties satisfactorily:

  • Perform a broad scope of complex accounting duties, including preparing journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, and researching accounting related questions for University departments, faculty, student and outside parties
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Manage the Finance Help Desk
  • Banner application data management (i.e. add accounts, funds, detail codes, orgs etc.)
  • Assist with month-end and fiscal year-end close
  • Manage the accounting and reconciliation of the Capital Budget
  • Assisting with financial audit and preparation of tax returns
  • Prepare federal, state, and other regulatory reports, ensuring compliance with established guidelines; keep informed of accounting regulations and procedures affecting the University
  • Review and document Policies and Procedures while making recommendations for improvements
  • Prepare and coordinate distribution of various financial reports and analyses to appropriate individuals
  • Serve as back up for the Staff Accountant I & II, Payroll Specialist, and Accounting Manager
  • Assist with Business Office clerical tasks as needed
  • Other duties may be assigned from time to time

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, with an emphasis in Accounting or related area, such as Business Administration or Finance; 5+ years related experience and training; or an equivalent combination of both which includes preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting duties as assigned.

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