Staff Accountant

Start date: Immediately
Location: San Diego
Compensation: Salary & Benefits

Summary

As Reflexion’s Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for a wide-range of activities, including: administering all accounting, financial reporting and transaction processing activities. The ideal candidate will possess high-level abilities in accuracy, organization, communication analysis and accountability. There is tremendous growth potential for the right individual. This is Reflexion’s first addition to the finance department and reports directly to the CFO. This job is best suited towards candidates who have previous start-up experience and are comfortable in a smaller team.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Drive the month end close process by managing the closing calendar and closing deliverables
  • Own all aspects of the financial accounts and financial statements
  • Establish and maintain formal accounting policies, procedures and practices to ensure compliance with GAAP and proper controls
  • Key contributor to technical accounting activities, including timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, appropriate research and resolution, and documentation
  • Prepare journal entries, monthly reconciliations, accruals and other relevant accounting tasks
  • Handle all accounts payable and accounts receivable activities
  • Manage and process semi-monthly payroll
  • Assist with the preparation of business information and income tax returns

What You've Done

  • 3-5 years progressive experience in accounting and finance
  • Strong technical expertise and knowledge of GAAP
  • Self-directed, able to manage time, handle pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines, independently and proactively
  • Prior experience at a start-up
  • Exposure to budgeting and forecasting
  • Intermediate (or better) understanding of Excel
  • Must be able to exercise initiative in establishing routine procedures and processes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience running or managing payroll

Strong Preference Given to Candidates with

  • Experience with ERP systems, including implementations
  • BA/BS degree in accounting
  • Public Accounting background
  • a CPA
  • Auditing experience on both sides of the house