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Jr Accountant

San Fernando, CA, USA Req #370
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
DISA Global Solutions is a fast-paced, growing company focused on providing safety and compliance solutions, which include drug and alcohol testing, background screening, occupational health screening, transportation compliance, and safety and substance abuse training. We are headquartered in Houston, Texas with over 800 employees. DISA has specialized in promoting workplace health and safety for over 25 years and has a strong market presence in the energy and transportation sector. We are IT innovators and developed one of the most advanced platforms to support our clients’ access to data. DISA is highly committed to quality and service excellence.  

 DISA employees are offered a competitive pay and benefits package and a fun and exciting place to work. We have a collaborative and team-oriented culture with numerous opportunities of career advancement. We offer monthly appreciation events and strive to provide a learning environment where each employee is encouraged to participate in continuing education and training.
Job Summary: Responsible for routine accounting duties at the Motion Picture Compliance Solutions site in San Fernando, CA. This responsibility includes daily entries to record accounting activity and monthly reconciliations.  Creating accounts for new productions, entering accounts payable, process billing on MPCS billing system, accounts receivable collections, enter end of month journal entries/accruals, review incoming checks for duplicate/erroneous payments, prepare reports, reconciliations, provide all customer service involving billing/invoices, request credit memos and refunds, process credit card payments.
A Day in the Life:
  • You will field/answer general inquiries related to billing and job quoting. 
  • You will email invoices and aging reports per request. 
  • You will make calls/emails to obtain new account accounting/billing email, address, phone numbers. 
  • You will make calls/emails to resolve known billing issues.
  • You will prepare and process final billing weekly for all wrapped productions. 
  • You will ensure that the two monthly billing cycles for ongoing productions are processed. 
  • You will ensure that after processing, invoices are vetted for discrepancies and emailed to customers. 
  • You will send final aging reports to all wrapped productions. 
  • You will implement billing procedure changes.
  • You will enter accounts payable.
  • You will determine accrual amounts and enter certain end-of-month journal entries/accruals.  
  • You will review incoming checks for discrepancies and erroneous payments and mark off on aging. 
  • You will create new production accounts in Great Plains. 
  • You will prepare reports and reconciliations as need both locally and for Corp HQ. 
  • You will request credit memos and refunds then send to customers. 
  • You will process credit card payments. 
  • You will enter daily financial data, monitors monthly activity, prepares reports and records the monthly activity in Great Plains software. 
  • You will update existing SOPs as needed.
  • You will attend meetings regarding billing system changes several times per month, as the billing system continues to evolve.  
  • You will respond to a range of inquiries regarding financial transactions, which includes researching and resolving problems and assists in annual audit process.
  • You will process account receivable collections, responsibilities include: Creation of an all customer aging report once per month. Create/send individual aging reports to customer accounting along with any invoices over 30 days. Call/email to confirm production accounting is still available to accept invoices and follow up calls/emails to track down post accounting. Maintain a record of all contact regarding customer collections on the all customer aging report.
Our Ideal Candidate:
  • Has 1+ years of professional accounting or related finance experience.
  • Has working knowledge of accounting software (Peachtree, Oracle, Great Plains, Quickbooks etc.).
  • Has excellent customer service skills and a history of working directly with clients.
  • Has a thorough understanding of accounting principles.
  • Has experience with ERP systems such as Great Plains, Oracle, SAP, etc.
  • Has excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, MS Word, Outlook and Power Point).
  • Has knowledge of common Accounting documents, recordkeeping and reporting.
  • Has the ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Has general knowledge of the transportation/trucking industry and DOT compliance policies and procedures (preferred).
  • Has the ability to work with others in a professional, positive and attentive manner.
  • Has a bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in Accounting, Finance or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Has experience working with Great Plaines accounting software.
  • Has related certification (preferred). 

DISA is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • San Fernando, CA, USA