Our client is seeking a Bookkeeper for its Santa Maria facility. This is a great career opportunity within a family-owned, well-established company. If you are a positive, professional individual and possess the desire to thrive in a fast-paced environment, this could be the right opportunity for you!
Under the direction of the Controller and in cooperation with all divisions of the company, the Bookkeeper is responsible for engagement within the company’s accounting-related matters.
Prepare, examine, analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards;
Review accounts for discrepancies and reconcile differences;
Prepare adjusting journal entries;
Prepare quarter-end process and consolidate financial statements;
Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts;
Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice;
Report to management regarding the finances of company;
Develop, implement, modify and document record keeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology;
Prepare forms and manuals for accounting department personnel direct work activities;
Assist Controller with year-end financial review, workers compensation audits and other state filings;
Prepare and assist in quarterly state and federal tax forms;
Assist in reviewing daily accounts payable, deposits and cash position;
Make deposits and post cash receipts when needed;
Assist in managing QuickBooks database;
Assist in processing payroll for employees and payment of independent contractors when needed;
Adhere to the company’s financial policies and procedures;
Recommend and implement process improvements;
Develop special reports and ad-hoc analyses, as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, preferred; or 2-4 years’ experience in accounting;
General knowledge of US GAAP;
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products, particularly Word and Excel;
Proficiency in GL, AP, AR, payroll reporting and other related reporting functions;
Proficient attention to detail, accuracy, astute time management skills and ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, while meeting deadlines in a timely manner;
Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaker a plus, but not required.
8:00AM – 5:00PM Monday through Friday, with 1 hour for lunch.
Competitive hourly pay rate with benefits.