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Staff Accountant

Company: ABL Space Systems
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

ABL Space Systems was founded in 2017 by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley to develop low-cost launch vehicles for the small satellite industry. More importantly, we're building a launch system we are truly proud of - no gimmicks or over-design, just reliable, rapidly deployable launches. We're an ambitious team with big goals and, together, we're determined to prove that reaching space can be simple, efficient, and routine. When launch day arrives, we want you by our sideThe Staff Accountant will hold key responsibilities on the accounting team and play a crucial role in supporting day-to-day accounting operations. The Staff Accountant is an internal role that reports directly to the Head of Accounting. We are looking for someone with a passion for accounting and willingness to grow within the department. Ambitious and curious, the ideal candidate will feel comfortable working in a fast-paced, changing environment.RESPONSIBILITIES:Prepare general ledger journal entries for month-end closePrepare balance sheet reconciliations, including identifying and resolving variancesUpload bank transactions, responsible for initial draft of weekly and monthly bank reconciliationsManage fixed assets including depreciation schedules, tracking of assets, and collecting all related supporting documentationProcess corporate credit card and expense report transactions, ensuring they are correctly recorded in the general ledgerMeet processing and reporting deadlinesBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree from an accredited university; Accounting degree preferred2-3 years of accounting experienceProficient in Microsoft Office; strong excel skills (Pivot tables, Vlookup, IF statements)In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:Experience with Sage IntacctPrior experience in a fast paced, high growth environmentManufacturing and/ or inventory experienceCPA or working towards CPAWHAT WE LOOK FORCritical thinking: ABL employees understand the "why" behind all decisions, operational events and outcomes Ability to deal with ambiguity: there is not always a roadmap and ABL employees must be comfortable defining their own pathway to an objective End-to-end ownership: projects are delivered fully complete; there is no one to pick up the slack of partially complete work ITAR RequirementThis position requires access to information protected under US export control laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, US person status (including US citizens, permanent residents, asylees, and refugees) is a required qualification for this position.Equal Opportunity EmployerWe are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work and access export-controlled data) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.

Keywords: ABL Space Systems, Los Angeles , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Los Angeles, California

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