Sr. Accountant

in Santa Maria, CA

Sr. Accountant Job

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    Santa Maria, CA 93455, US

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Sr. Accountant to join our team at our client’s site in Santa Maria, CA.

General Job Description: Under the direction of the General Accounting Manager, this position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of the monthly financial statements, year-end audit, and annual budgets. This position will be preparing and inputting journal entries, analyzing and reconciling general ledger accounts, and other projects directed by the team. Communicate and interact with Department Heads, Purchasing, and other department personnel regarding the accounting and financial matters relevant to their projects and departments.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 Assist with preparing monthly financial statements, management reporting and analysis.

 Analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts.

 Book monthly journal entries.

 Maintain fixed asset and inventory module.

 Prepare depreciation & amortization schedule for fixed assets & vehicle purchases.

 Prepare capital budget and forecast depreciation to support annual budget, reforecast, and 5 year forecast.

 Prepare Business License filing and other tax support

 Assist management in analyzing actual results, variance analysis of budget vs. actuals, forecasting the future, and monitoring large projects actual to estimated results.

 Contribute with continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, and streamline work processes and financial close.

 Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by manager (i.e. special projects).

Position Requirements (Skills, Work Experience, Education, Certifications, Licenses, etc.):

 Minimum 2-5 years accounting experience in accounting with a mix of both public (Big 4)/audit and private/accounting department experience.

 Strong understanding and ability to apply GAAP.

 Experience in preparing monthly financial statements and account reconciliations.

 Strong follow-through on all projects; ability to multi-task and bring projects to timely completion.

 Detail oriented with strong organizational skills and commitment to accuracy and quality, while meeting goals and deadlines.

 Proficiency and experience with Microsoft Excel and Windows is a must.

 Proficient in the use of data warehouse front end software to analyze information and create various reports, preferred but not required.

 Ability to collaborate with both the project managers and other department personnel in improving business processes and financial controls.

 Effective written and oral communication skills.

 Ability to work independently

 Ability to handle various projects in a fast paced environment.

 Ability to interact positively and effectively in a team setting

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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