• Accountant - Entry Level

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    2018-2283
    Category
    Administration
  • Overview

    Goken America is an Engineering Services and Product Development company founded in 2004. At Goken America we strive to expand and deliver upon our company motto of “Creating Something Different”. We are continually striving to strengthen our organization, and are always seeking talented individuals who have a strong desire to work in an environment where they can make a difference.

     

    Our “Vision” is to empower our associates to affect change wherever change is needed. Our “Mission” is that in building trust we foster greatness is our people, excellence in our clients and impact in our communities.

     

    Goken America provides an excellent benefits package, one month of paid time off per year and a very competitive compensation plan. In addition, when applicable, we will also provide relocation assistance, temporary housing, visa support and other fringe benefits.

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary

    We are looking for an ambitious Accountant to provide support to the financial department by managing daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances.

    The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail. The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition. This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term success.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    • Assist with the preparation of monthly/yearly closings.
    • Respond to accounting inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
    • Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed.
    • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly budget variance reports.
    • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.
    • Prepare daily bank deposits and summary of Cash Receipts Journal.
    • Disburse petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation and reconciles account on monthly basis.
    • Assist with other accounting projects.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with 2-3 years relevant accounting
    • Good understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with accounting software (SAP preferred)
    • Accurate and precise attention to detail
    • Excellent organizing abilities
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work overtime and travel as required by projects

     

    Goken America is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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