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Jr. Staff Accountant

Commerce, CA
July 16, 2017

At 99 Cents Only Stores, LLC, we are recruiting talented individuals for the position of Jr. Staff Accountant.

99 Cents Only Stores is a unique extreme value retailer of primarily name brand consumables and general merchandise. We provide an exciting primary shopping destination for value-conscious consumers, and a fun treasure-hunt shopping experience for individuals and families in our communities! Our corporate associates support our stores in delivering an exemplary experience to customers with a fun, friendly and energetic approach, resourceful problem-solving, and innovating ideas that bring great products at great value to families throughout the communities we serve. We offer competitive medical, dental and vision plans, an outstanding 401K plan, and fantastic career opportunities! If this sounds like your next career step, read on!

The Position

The Junior Accountant will be responsible for maintaining correct general ledger balances for assigned accounts, preparing general journal entries, preparing month-end closing entries, and preparing related account reconciliations to management for assigned accounts as required. Not limited to other assignments or special projects as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain correct general ledger balances for assigned accounts
  • Prepare general journal entries.
  • Prepare month-end closing entries
  • Prepare related account reconciliations
  • Apply daily customer payments and close out batches for BW
  • Provide activity analysis for various P&L and BS accounts
  • Liaison between external/internal auditors and company
  • Other special projects and assignments as required.

Skills and Requirements

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Ability to be proactive; a self-starter
  • Analytical and problem solving abilities and attention to detail
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook
  • AA Degree in Accounting or Finance, or 2+ years of classes towards BA/BS degree
  • 2+ years’ experience in general accounting

99 Cents Only Stores is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.