Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Newport Beach, California
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is currently seeking a Staff Accountant with 2+ years of experience for a full-time job in Newport Beach. This is an onsite temp to hire role.


  • Set up and maintain billing and revenue recognition structures within the Recurring Contract Billing (“RCB”) system according to initial contractual agreements, CPI increases, steps, and subsequent contract changes.
  • Analyze contractual documents for revenue recognition and compliance with company policy for invoicing and accounting purposes.
  • Set up and maintain billing structures utilizing customized reservations billing system, process, review, and report on monthly reservations invoicing.
  • Update and maintain monthly group sales billing as well as monthly reporting.
  • Process/Post transactions for invoice and credit memo generation.
  • Calculate and process revenue and expense journal entries.
  • Assign general ledger account codes and set up deferral accounting.
  • Analyze revenue reports for missing or erroneous items.
  • Perform reconciliations and analysis related to revenue and balance sheet accounts.
  • Validate and record credits issued against and according to contract terms.
  • Handle miscellaneous billing and AR inquiries received.
  • Assist with other Revenue Accounting tasks and projects as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business required.
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience
  • Disciplined, structured and effective with the ability to prioritize accounts and work to targets.
  • Strong customer service (internal customers) and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional accuracy, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Aspiration to be involved in all aspects of accounting to learn and improve skills.
  • Contemplative and proactive approach in monitoring, evaluating, and recommending improvements related to accounting procedures.
  • Strong business judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP knowledge a plus
    $65K/year + benefits

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