Staff Accountant (Finance)

  • Location
    Dublin, California
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General

Responsible for the preparation of assigned account reconciliations, variance analyses, budget process data, portions of the month-end close, state sales and use tax returns, and preparation of various reports. Also responsible for the maintenance and evaluation of systems, procedures and reporting to improve efficiency.
List the core duties or tasks that are fundamental to the performance of the job. Define purpose, function and the result to be accomplished. Also, focus on frequency, time spent, etc. List in order of importance.
- Overall responsibility to ensure the company's state sales and use tax returns are reconciled to ledger, prepared, submitted for review and file/paid on a timely basis each month.
- Responsible for and facilitates multi-state audits associated with the sales and use tax returns, and coordinates with the corporate tax director as appropriate.
- Research and problem solving for any sales and use tax issue.
- Research and update new sales tax rates for new and existing stores. Follow-up and verify tax rate update with IT, sales audit and stores.
- Using online tax rate lookup and flat rate extraction file to verify and analyze tax rate accuracy at the store registers. Responsible for tax rate update in PeopleSoft and communications between locality, Ross, and tax rate subscription vendor.
- Work closely with tax department on sales and use tax audit. Provide supports, research, and analysis of the audit findings.
- Prepare journal entries in compliance with GAAP and the company's policies and procedures. Support entries with proper documentation and approvals. Adhere to the general ledger close schedule.
- Maintain the balance sheet reconciliation of various assigned accounts. Also, maintain and evaluate systems and procedures and suggest changes to the supervisor to improve productivity and enhance systems.
- Overall responsibility to ensure the company's bank reconciliations are current and performed on monthly basis.
- Assist in the coordination and preparation of assigned duties for quarterly and year-end external audits.
- Evaluate internal reporting and make recommendations regarding improvements in the timeliness, efficiency and accuracy of the company's existing reporting procedures.
- Provide informational support for other departments and stores.
- Assist in annual balance sheet and income statement budget preparation.
- Special projects as assigned.


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