General Accounting Senior Analyst

Rancho Cordova, CA 91304

Posted: 11/22/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80447

Job Description

Will report to the Senior Manager, General Leger and will be part of the team responsible for providing rapid and high-quality financial information. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including monthly general ledger, sub-ledger and overhead closings, balance sheet and income statement flux analysis, quarterly review and year-end audit preparation and review and update SOX process narratives and walk-throughs.
Essential Job Functions:
40% - Performs professional accounting activities. Applies principles of accounting to prepare, reconcile and analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital to ensure the accurate delivery of financial reports. Performs monthly financial close and analysis functions, reviews and posts entries to G/L accounts, and is responsible for the preparation of more complex account reconciliation, accruals, and analysis.
20% - Provide support to the Sr. Manager, Consolidation by recording monthly Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) journal entries. Assist with documenting standard HFM related processes and procedures in the form of a desktop manual.
15% - Performs monthly reporting, variance analysis and ad hoc analyses, ensuring that all financial information is presented clearly, consistently, and on time. Prepares and provides support of audit requests for external, internal and DCAA audits.
15% - Supports Finance management with special projects and workflow process improvements. Assists in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
10% - Evaluates SOX process documentation and supports the annual SOX walkthrough and testing efforts. Recommends and performs process improvements and corrective actions.

Job Requirements

Skills: REQUIRED:
Independent, self-motivated individual with strong organization skills and attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to manage projects, able to prioritize to meet critical deadlines, and focus on work product quality and accuracy. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with hands on approach to process improvement and effective problem resolution. Exercises broad discretion and creativity as to work details.
 
DESIRED:
Proficiency in Excel. Experience with HFM and Oracle or other ERP systems preferred.
Keywords:
Education: Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with 6 years' experience in general ledger accounting, account reconciliation, financial analysis and reporting (or equivalent combination of education and experience). MBA or CPA preferred.
Skills and Experience:
Required Skills: 
ACCOUNT RECONCILIATION
ACCOUNTING
AUDIT
BALANCE SHEET
CLOSINGS
Additional Skills:
CPA
FINANCE
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
FINANCIAL REPORTS
G/L
GENERAL ACCOUNTING
GENERAL LEDGER
MBA
PROBLEM RESOLUTION
PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING
RECONCILIATION
SOX
AUDITS
DCAA
DOCUMENTATION
DOCUMENTING
ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING
ERP
EXCEL
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
HYPERION
JOURNAL
MICROSOFT EXCEL
ORACLE
ORGANIZATION SKILLS
PROCESS DOCUMENTATION
PROCESS IMPROVEMENTS
SARBANES OXLEY
SARBANES-OXLEY (SOX)
VARIANCE ANALYSIS
WORKFLOW
Languages:
English
                Read
                Write
                Speak
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree Certifications & Licenses: 
CPA
Patents: No
Publications: No
Veteran Status: No
# of Positions: 1
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