Job Details - Staff Accountant - Fountain Valley, CA

Department: Finance Consolidation

Since 1987, Kingston has remained a market leader in memory products. Our hardware fuels the technology the world uses every day. From data centers and laptops to smart and wearable technology and IoT-based devices, Kingston products drive the technology used to live, work and play. At Kingston, we focus on creating an environment where people can come together, work hard and have fun. Our philosophy has been, if we take care of our employees and vendors, they will take care of our customers. This hasn't changed and we believe these values are the key to Kingston's success.

When you join Kingston, you become part of a diverse, hard-working team dedicated to delivering the best products and services to its customers!

POSITION SUMMARY:

The staff accountant will be responsible for participating in the monthly financial close process and ensuring timely and accurate consolidated financial statements for multicurrency global operations. This includes the accounting, reporting, and analysis of consolidated accounts. In addition, this position will participate and assist in the annual consolidated financial audit.


Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and record month end closing entries for consolidation group, reconcile accounts and book related elimination and consolidation adjustment entries.
  • Review and reconcile fixed assets roll-forward schedules at the consolidated level. Prepare and upload the fixed asset historical rate tables to the Consolidation system, and record the necessary adjustments based on historical rates for foreign subsidiaries.
  • Review trial balances for parent company and various subsidiaries.
  • Utilize the consolidation system to validate data integrity and accuracy, provide reporting and distribution of consolidated reports, including trail balances, account details & analyses for management.
  • Reconcile intercompany balances, work with foreign subsidiaries, and other functional departments to resolve open issues.
  • Generate and create accounting reports and supporting detail for Tax Department.
  • Prepare and review footnote disclosures and schedules submitted by the foreign and local entities as part of the annual audit process.
  • Assist the Director of Consolidation on various projects throughout the year and performs ad hoc reporting as required.

GUIDELINES (ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS):

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience in Public Accounting/private industry, preferably in manufacturing environment with global operations
  • Experience with financial statement preparation and month end close processes
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel (including using pivots and VLOOKUP function to work with and analyze data)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Proactive, detail oriented, and self-motivated team-player, able to multi-task and work with other staff and departments to ensure deadlines are met
  • Global consolidation and elimination experience a plus
  • JD Edwards EnterpriseOne experience a plus
  • CPA preferred

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent


BENEFITS:

We offer a competitive compensation, health insurance, profit sharing and 401k matching to help you and your family build a healthy and secure future.

  • Group healthcare choices that include a 100% employer paid option for employees and eligible dependents to provide strong support for employee well-being and preventative care, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and flexible savings account plans
  • A generous 401(K) plan with immediate matching contributions that helps build future financial security through a 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Generous paid time off plans to renew and refresh through vacation, personal leave, holidays, and parental leave.
  • On-site gym and free fitness classes to help our employees meet their health goals.
  • Opportunities to give to the community.

Kingston Technology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Kingston Technology, Inc. Human Resources Representative.

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