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Staff Accountant

Company: Second Order Effects
Location: El Segundo
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Staff Accountant We are looking for a Staff Accountant to join our growing team and own various aspects of operations, finance, and internal company infrastructure. We are a tight-knit group that requires focus and dedication, as well as the ability to interact with engineers and engineering support on a daily basis. The ideal candidate is successful in a wide variety of problems and tasks, and has a tenacious attitude to problem solving and project execution. We are looking for someone who will be an enthusiastic ambassador for SOE, care deeply about company growth, have empathy for others, and be excited to work in a fast-paced engineering consulting environment with exposure to a range of technology companies. As a part of the Operations team, this role must collaborate with operations, engineering, and executives on a regular basis. Responsibilities: Perform routine accounting functions relating to AR, AP, GL and financial reporting Onboard customers & vendors, and process invoices, bills, & payments Assist with preparation and documentation for audit, tax planning, compliance, and other operational functions as needed Assist in securing lines of credit/loans from financial institutions Evaluate and suggest improvements for the effectiveness of accounting software, processes and infrastructure Learn about SOE and our projects in order to be knowledgeable when interfacing with technical individuals Perform other accounting projects as needed Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree (Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field) 2+ years of experience in a finance, accounting or related role Proficient with Quickbooks and Excel Working knowledge of tax laws and GAAP Excellent communication skills (presentation, verbal, written, numerical) Ability to manage sensitive and confidential financial or personal information Ability to travel 10% of the time for meetings or other needs Preferred Skills & Experience: Master's degree (MBA, Accounting, Finance, or related field) Previous exposure to engineering teams or electronics is NOT required, but a general interest in solving technical challenges or related to engineering problems is preferred Demonstrated a strong understanding of preparing and interpreting financial statements Demonstrated ability working independently and in large multidisciplinary teams Understanding of the technical requirements, engineering projects, and working with engineering teams Quick learner and a deep curiosity of engineering Detail oriented, focused, well-organized; takes pride in the quality and accuracy of work Additional Requirements: Applicant must be willing to work 40 hours a week on-site in El Segundo, CA Applicant must be eligible to work on ITAR projects Job Type: Full-time (Salary) ITAR Requirements: To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here . Benefits: Competitive compensation + equity incentive plan 100% employer paid health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision) for employees + 50% dependent coverage Flexible paid time off policy + 11 paid holidays + 12 paid sick days 401(k) retirement account and employer matching (Safe Harbor 4%) Hybrid working arrangements Paid parental leave & more! Second Order Effects is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SOE is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Second Order Effects, Los Angeles , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , El Segundo, California

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