Staff Accountant

Irvine, CA California
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description
Staff Accountant - Intercompany
Corporate
Shimano North America Holding, Inc. is currently seeking a Staff Accountant - Intercompany to contribute to the effective and efficient operation within the North American Accounting Department. Our ideal candidate must be a well-organized, observant, self-starter, who can manage a variety of projects simultaneously with little oversight, possess excellent communication and follow-through skills and be ready and eager to lend a hand and help customers and peers with whatever challenges they face.
SHIMANO NORTH AMERICA HOLDING , Inc . is a global company offering the world’s sporting community with top labels and brands including Shimano, Pearl Izumi, G. Loomis, Power Pro and Innovative Textiles, Inc. (ITI).  We are proud of our staff; diverse in talent, interests and backgrounds.  Job seekers can find unique, one of a kind job opportunities in our fishing and cycling divisions, including national and regional sales, marketing, retail services and distribution.  We offer an exceptional array of employee benefits and we are proud of a workforce that takes advantage of the health and wellness benefits we offer.  Those that seek opportunities with employers that focus on reducing negative impacts on the environment need look no further than SHIMANO NORTH AMERICA.  If you feel you can bring talent, innovation and enthusiasm to our workforce then please consider the opportunities we have available.
Job Summary:
The Staff Accountant works with a high degree of independence in performing accounting and financial activities for the company. The role requires strong analytic and reasoning skills in order to determine the best outcome when faced with uncertainty.
The person will apply general accepted principles of accounting to analyze financial information and will be responsible for making the requisite journal entries and preparing account reconciliations in order to be able to prepare accurate and complete financial statements.
Job Level:
Experienced
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
Perform intercompany accounting including reconciling intercompany billing and receivables between all entities and ensure elimination of intercompany accounts.
Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries and reports.
Reconciliation of all the balance sheet accounts related to specific intercompany ledgers.
Understand system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recordation for fixed assets.
Preparing and filing of all sales and use tax, gross receipts, motor fuel, and state and federal excise tax returns.
Understanding of consolidated financial statement preparation.
Identifying trends in financial performance and providing recommendations for improvement.
Increase productivity by developing and/or enhancing automated accounting processes, tools and applications.
Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
Make certain all financial reporting deadlines are met.
Perform Balance Sheet account reconciliations, account analysis, accrual calculations, and other related accounting documents/schedules.
Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes.
Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility.
Contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned.
Protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.
Education/Experience
Bachelors of Science in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university.
Advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles.
Knowledge of auditing practices and principles.
Knowledge of JDE.
A minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in the financial reporting, Intercompany, auditing, and providing financial advice.
Key Competencies
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment and take on new tasks.
The individual will be expected to take ownership of his /her work product.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Planning and organizing.
Strong communication skills.
Problem solving skills.
NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. Shimano North America reserves the right to modify and change responsibilities and duties herein without notice. 
Shimano North America is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.