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Senior Accountant - Los Angeles Chargers (Costa Mesa/Los Angeles · CA)

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JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Los Angeles Chargers organization is looking for a Senior Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions. This full-time position will be responsible for booking journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, assisting with month-end close. In addition, this person would be responsible for assisting with requirements for preparing tax returns and audits schedules. The ideal person for this position will have experience as a senior accountant, have excellent analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of accounting principles. This person must be detailed, very organized, a self-started, adaptable to change and must be held to the highest standard of confidentiality.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepare journal entries for booking
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and preparation of month-end close
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Prepare schedules for auditors and tax accountants
  • Assist in preparing the weekly cash forecast
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and Accounting Pronouncements including 606 and 842
  • Research GAAP and tax issues and topics as needed
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting functions when needed
  • Assist in the analysis of transactions and financial statements
  • Assist in preparing League reporting
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Assist in other projects as assigned by management

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of senior accountant
  • Advanced in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient in financial systems – NetSuite experience a plus
  • Strong GAAP knowledge
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • Extremely detailed oriented and must be able to be discrete and confidential with information 
  • Los Angeles and Orange County applicants only
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

 

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