Special Project Accountant

Location: Playa Vista, CA
Date Posted: 11-27-2017
Special Project Accountant (Temp - 3 month assignment)
About the Job
Irwin Naturals, based in Playa Vista, CA, is currently seeking an outstanding professional to temporarily fill the position of Special Project Accountant for three months. The candidate is expected to leverage his/her experience in a well-established, fast-paced and multi-faceted business and will be reporting to the Controller.
Job Summary:
Special Project Accountant will assist in preparation of schedules for annual audits, various tax returns, data mining and analysis, and other special projects as needed.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Data mining and analysis
  • Support and preparation of requested audit schedules and flux analysis by CPA firm for preparation of annual audited financials
  • Assist in preparation of  tax returns
  • Assist Controller in various projects, as needed

 Education and Experience:
  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business with minor in Accounting
  • Required: Minimum 6 year of experience with medium to large size consumer products companies
  • Desired: Experience in multiple system conversions  (other than QuickBooks)

 Required Knowledge/Skills/Ability:
  • MUST BE proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access, including advanced and complicated formulas and functions. Familiar with Macros, VBA, ODBC. Skills required are beyond creating pivot tables and lookup formulas.
  • Knowledge of MAS200 is required and SAP Business One is desired.
  • Understanding the application of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles).
  • Multi-tasking ability, attention to detail and must be a quick-starter with limited training.
  • Requires initiative and take charge attitude while maintaining professionalism at all times.
  • Excellent communication skills such as ability to communicate responsibilities and expectations to other team members and following up to ensure tasks are completed.
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