Senior Accountant

Fullerton, CA, USA Req #1881
Monday, November 7, 2022

At Odyssey, we believe high expectations are the key to everything. When we strive to become better than what we are, everything around us becomes better, too.  Odyssey strives to foster an environment that allows employees to develop new ideas and thrive. With our advanced technology, global network and integrated processes, we regularly break new ground for clients and are able to offer logistics careers that cultivate successful professionals and develop existing talent.

Our team is comprised of logisticians, engineers, technicians and supply chain experts, as well as professionals in other administrative and specialized areas who work at multiple locations across the United States, as well as in our international operations in North America, Europe and Asia.

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Summary / Primary Role

The Staff Accountant will perform various general accounting functions, including accounts payable and treasury functions.  These responsibilities require the Staff Accountant to work closely with the Operations Accounting group. The Staff Accountant prepares certain journal entries, basic balance sheet reconciliations during the monthly and annual closings and will complete ad hoc projects under the direction of the Accounting Manager.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

(Management may amend or assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time)

  • Prepare month-end balance sheet reconciliations for the business unit, including cash, accounts receivable, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, accounts payable and accrued expenses.
  • Prepare schedules and record monthly journal entries.
  • Maintain and reconcile fixed assets ledger and rollforward, including the addition of new assets and the monthly depreciation of assets.
  • Maintain prepaid expense schedule, including monthly amortization of items and addition of new expenses to the appropriate departments.
  • Reconcile inter-company activity for select business units.
  • Assist in preparation of documents for external auditors
  • Participate in the development of reports and projects designed to increase efficiencies in cash management and decision making.
  • Work with external auditors to supply data and reporting as needed for requests related to assigned areas.
  • Lead or assist with various finance or accounting projects assigned by the Manager of Accounting.

Qualifications and Key Skills:

(The following are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills or ability required for this position) 

·        Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred

·        3-5 years’ experience in the general accounting function preferred

·        Basic knowledge of General Accounting Principles is required

·        Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office products, especially strong
Excel skills, including ability to use VLOOKUP function and Pivot Tables

·        Ability to extract data with system queries

·     Strong analytical skills as well as organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

·        Proven ability to pay sharp attention to detail

·        Self Starter, ability to work independently

We offer competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Choice of medical plans with FSA, HRA and HSA options;
  • Company-paid dental and life/disability Plans; 
  • 401K with company match;
  • Preferred vendor discounts;
  • Work-life balance

No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Odyssey does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

Other details

  • Job Family Finance & Accounting
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Fullerton, CA, USA