Senior Accountant

Location: San Diego, California - Hybrid
Category: Accounting & Finance
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 4995
Date Posted: 06/17/2022

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About the Opportunity:

Sayva Solutions' finance and accounting practice is growing, and we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant to make an immediate impact with one of our large, public clients in a stable industry.


  • Prepare, compile, and review subsidiary disclosure information for external reporting requirements to the SEC and other government agencies
  • Perform accounting, regulatory, financial reporting and financial analysis and review
  • Provide analysis and support related to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance activities including design, assessment and implementation of all applicable internal controls related to accounting processes and practices
  • Coordinates and collaborates with HR Compliance, Benefits and Compensation personnel in order to ensure completeness and accuracy of all financial data used in preparation of Pension, Benefits, Payroll and other compensation related journal entries, ERISA audited financial statements and benefit payments
  • Perform or review complex general ledger and bank reconciliations
  • Independently manage several concurrent projects, assignments and activities, including IT application process improvement initiatives
  • Prepares internal financial reports, with minimal technical direction
  • Recommend accounting treatment for new and existing operations, regulations and laws
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties)


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related business administration field required
  • CPA and/or other professional certificates/advanced degrees preferred
  • 5+ years experience in public and /or professional accounting or equivalent training and experience
  • Experience with HFM and SAP System in large corporation
  • Experience with accounting consolidations and prior SEC reporting
  • Experience in the electric and/or gas
  • Must reside in Southern California or be willing to relocate upon hire
  • Must have a foundational knowledge of and ability to apply U.S. generally accepted accounting principles under Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements
  • Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must have previous month-end close experience with a large public corporation
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to effectively interact in a team environment

About Sayva: Sayva Solutions is an accounting, finance, and technology professional services firm whose focus is on long term relationships created through teamwork and doing what is in the best interest of others. By working with Sayva to identify your next career move, you will get the benefit of working with an experienced team who not only has a strong network of trusted clients, but expertise in the markets, and functions, we serve. We can provide insight on what your market value is, what companies have to offer, and what opportunities align best with your professional and personal goals. We are your trusted advisor throughout your search process and can help ensure you are prepared for interviews, have the information to make the best decisions, and receive a strong offer to land you that perfect job. Making a career move is not easy and can be stressful; Sayva can be your partner in making the process smooth, transparent, and rewarding.