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Senior Corporate Accountant

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World Business Academy | Santa Barbara, CA
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World Business Academy


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Published 8 days ago

$70,000 - $85,000Annual discretionary bonus

Values-driven and employee-centric family office serving as the corporate headquarters for a number of entrepreneurial for-profit businesses and not-for-profit entities is seeking a Senior Corporate Accountant to maintain and manage accounting records, financial statements, payroll, budgets, banking and compliance issues for these varied and purposeful enterprises.

This is an ideal position for someone who has at least 5 years of relevant experience, whether you’re still relatively early in your career and have been displaced in the current economic downturn, or you are a mid-career accounting professional who may have taken time off to raise a family and are having difficulty finding a sufficiently purposeful position with excellent opportunities for upward mobility.

No one in any of our companies has been fired or asked to reduce their pay during the Coronavirus pandemic. We believe in promoting from within whenever possible. Accordingly, if you’re looking for a career position where what you do makes a difference and where you will have an opportunity to achieve job security in uncertain times and grow to your fullest personal and career potential, please apply.

Our corporate offices are located in the picturesque Mission Ridge area of Santa Barbara, CA (and supplemented by Zoom-based home offices during this period when social distancing is dictated). From here, we oversee a number of small and medium-sized family-owned businesses ranging from real estate to organic products, online publishing and incubation of several advanced technology programs as well as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a 33-year track record as an advocate for the role and responsibility of business in relation to solving critical environmental and social challenges.

We’re seeking an experienced, energetic and detail-oriented general accountant to join our team. As Senior Corporate Accountant, you will report directly to the CEO with “dotted line reporting” to the full-time Chief of Staff/Executive Director and a part-time CFO. In fulfilling this role, you will work with the controller and/or business leadership of each of our family-owned businesses, as well as our outside CPA firm, vendors and banking relations.

Job Description

We’re seeking an experienced general accountant who is able to immediately undertake the full range of general accounting functions and who has the aptitude and ambition to acquire greater responsibility as you learn comptroller and financial analysis skills. The ideal candidate for this position will have proven experience as an accounting or audit professional. As a strong communicator and skilled senior accountant, you will make it your mission to maintain and streamline our records keeping, accounting, payroll, budgeting and reporting processes. You will produce timely and thorough financial-status reports for senior management to help improve our operational efficiency, assure prudent cash management and aid in our continued financial health and growth.

Objectives of this Role

  • Assure accurate and timely entry of accounting information across all our entities
  • Provide comprehensive financial reports and updates to senior management
  • Guide financial decisions by applying company policies and procedures
  • Develop, implement and maintain financial controls and guidelines

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Preparation of books and records, management and monitoring of all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate accounting standards and regulatory requirements as well as the requirements of private contributions, loans and SBA contracts
  • Maintain internal control safeguards for control over cash, receipt of revenue, costs, and both team and organizational budgets and actual expenditures, as well as monthly credit card reconciliation of numerous separate accounts.
  • In conjunction with the CFO, establish financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, program monitoring, and reporting standards on a bi-weekly, monthly, and annual basis
  • Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures across all enterprises, upholding federal, state and local legal standards by remaining knowledgeable about existing, new, and future legislation
  • Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize protection of corporate and non-profit assets, policies, procedures and workflow
  • Manage health insurance and other employee benefits
  • Oversee and support the outside CPA firm to create an environment of trust and productivity

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or a related field
  • 5+ years of bookkeeping, audit and/or accounting experience
  • Proven payroll experience, with a focus on streamlining accounting processes
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting
  • Strong understanding of financial systems and banking processes
  • Experienced working with QuickBooks
  • Knowledge of MS Office Products (Excel and Word)
  • Ability to work independently and function with impeccable integrity

Further Information About Our Activities


 

Values-driven and employee-centric family office serving as the corporate headquarters for a number of entrepreneurial for-profit businesses and not-for-profit entities is seeking a Senior Corporate Accountant to maintain and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Medical insurance and paid-time off.

Medical insurance and paid-time off.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

How to Apply

Please provide a letter of self-introduction and a copy of your current resume or CV.

Please provide a letter of self-introduction and a copy of your current resume or CV.

Location

2020 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara, CA 93103

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