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Accountant II

Primary Location 1867 WESTERN WAY, TORRANCE, California - United States of America , 90501 Job ID R24006261

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Job Description:

UPS Capital is seeking an experienced Accountant II to ensure accounting transactions are properly recorded, posted, processed, and reported.He/She completes day-to-day maintenance to ensure thorough and accurate general ledgers. This position prepares, analyzes, and processes journal entries. He/She performs and reviews standard month-end entries. The Accountant II communicates and documents accounting procedures for specialized accounting and financial transactions. If you're looking for an exciting career in Accounting, we want to hear from you!

Compensation: This is an hourly paying position that is likely to offer in the range of $28-33/hourly.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Reviews account balances to validate line item transactions
  • Performs account reconciliation queries to ensure each expense is accounted for and each total balances correctly to the GL
  • Keys invoice data into database
  • Runs queries on the database to generate analysis on customer & vendor invoices
  • Sets up new vendors (banking, address, terms, misc. remittance information)
  • Manages existing vendors and updates information as necessary (address, banking, etc.)
  • Applies basic accounting and financial knowledge to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Audits standard month-end entries to confirm accuracy and correct account balances
  • Uses internal system tools to complete detailed financial analysis
  • Provides ad hoc queries and testing support to assist with systems processing and implementation
  • Recommends process updates to utilize in training, process documentation, and compliance policies

Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of accounting theory and principles
  • Demonstrates a general understanding of industry and financial trends impacting UPS and/or customers’ organizations; identifies the organizational structure and functions within a business
  • Identifies the business problem that requires research; identifies sources of information that are relevant to a problem; reviews literature and data related to the research question; summarizes information from data sources
  • Plans and completes work with thoroughness, giving attention to specific information, and individual details, conditions, necessary record keeping, and elements of that work
  • Captures/documents specific and accurate information; learns subjects thoroughly and in detail; completes work with thoroughness; supplies appropriate details when requested; maintains organized files
  • Reads and interprets financial statements; evaluates data to determine financial patterns, tendencies and trends; develops business cases using financial information. Demonstrates an understanding of basic financial terminology and concepts
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of the functions, regulations, and procedures of compliance agencies or governing bodies; takes a leadership position in programs that reduce risk and enhance safety
  • Generates reports in appropriate format using basic software; reviews reports to ensure accuracy and completeness; identifies issues with report generation (e.g., missing variables, incorrect data, etc.)
  • Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) - Preferred

Employee Type:


UPS is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Other Criteria:

Employer will sponsor visas for specific positions. UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Basic Qualifications:

Must be a U.S. Citizen or National of the U.S., an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. for this employer.