Staff Accountant

Ventura, CA
Full Time
Accounting
Mid Level
Rincon Consultants, Inc. is seeking a Staff Accountant to add to our growing Accounting Team. This role primarily involves assisting in the preparation of financial statements, maintaining the general ledger, and ensuring the accuracy of financial records. This role is heavily focused on general ledger (GL) tasks such as month-end closing journal entry preparation and posting, as opposed to ancillary accounting functions such as accounts payable/receivable and billing support functions. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and knowledge of the fundamentals associated with different functional areas of accounting. Experience at a public accounting firm or general accounting work at another professional services firm are highly desirable. This position requires proficiency with Microsoft Excel and strong time management, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates must have a degree in Accounting from an accredited four year university. It is preferred that this position be based in our Ventura office, but Rincon provides the potential for a hybrid/remote work arrangement within California.

Overview of Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Preparing journal entries
  • Supporting month-end and year-end close
  • Reconciling of bank statements and credit card statements to general ledger
  • Conducting regular account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance
  • Researching and correcting account discrepancies
  • Creating and maintain spreadsheets for financial data analysis and financial reporting
  • Review expense reports and credit card expense to make sure all transactions are properly recorded
  • Assisting with audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audits
  • Reviewing accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions for proper GL and subaccount coding
  • Assisting in other accounting projects as needed

This Job Might Be For You If You Have The Following:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or higher level education required
  • Minimum of 2 years of general accounting experience, either in a public accounting firm or in a professional services corporate environment
  • Solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Proficient in GL account reconciliation and journal entry preparation
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, complex formulas, processing large amounts of data)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • High level of integrity and trustworthiness
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Deltek Ajera or comparable project-based ERP experience

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is an award-winning leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California and is recognized as a ‘Best Environmental Services Firm to Work For’ by the Zweig Group. We partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, sustainability, climate change, oil and gas, water, commercial, private development, and government. Our 400+ associates in 13 offices located in Northern, Central and Southern California are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $65,000-$90,000, plus benefits and bonus. At Rincon, our salary ranges are based on market median of similar jobs, according to third party salary benchmark surveys. The base pay that is actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

We are proud to offer a comprehensive Total Rewards Package, providing our valued employees with many benefits to enhance their well-being and financial security. Our health benefits include a range of options such as HMO, PPO, HDHP, and Health Savings Account choices, ensuring you have the flexibility to select the plan that best suits your needs. 

Additionally, you can enjoy peace of mind with employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, as well as dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage. We prioritize your well-being by offering three weeks of vacation accrual in the first year, paid sick leave, and paid holidays, ensuring you have ample time off to rejuvenate. Planning for your future is made easier through our 401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan and bonus opportunities. 

Beyond the essentials, Rincon recognizes the importance of personal and professional growth, that's why we provide opportunities for professional development and mentoring. Our commitment extends to the community through Volunteer Pay for a Day, reinforcing the values of social responsibility. Moreover, we go the extra mile with additional perks like Flexible Spending & Dependent Care, Supplemental life insurance, Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance, and much more. Check out more details on our Rincon Consultants webpage here! 


 

Rincon Consultants, Inc does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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