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Staff Accountant II

Company: KARL STORZ Endoscopy - America
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company: KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc. (KSEA)

Job Code: 13591

Pay Grade: TBD

Salary Range: -


KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG based in Tuttlingen, Germany, is a family-owned, global company committed to benefiting humanity by advancing medical technology through innovation and education.

For more than 75 years, KARL STORZ has been dedicated to earning its international reputation as a leader that designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets all its products with an emphasis on visionary design, precision craftsmanship, and clinical effectiveness.

The Staff Accountant 2 on the In-house Leasing/Special Projects group will be responsible for specified areas of focus such as, but not limited to, lease accounting as lessor, and Fixed Assets. This candidate is expected to be the subject matter expert on the assigned areas of focus (from technical accounting application as well as have comprehensive understanding of the end-to-end operations of these areas).

This role is also responsible with supporting the month-end and year-end close, analysis and reporting, supporting audits (including but not limited to the financial statement audit) and assisting the Assistant Controller and Accounting/Special Projects group with owning and executing the processes related to specialized areas described above.

Essential Functions:
--- Prepare and post journal entries
--- Prepare account reconciliations, research and book corrections
--- Assist in financial statement preparation and draft high-quality commentary related to certain financial activity
--- Identify and investigate discrepancies
--- Prepare supporting documents for external auditors
--- Prepare/distribute recurring deliverables
--- Assist in reviewing existing processes and drive, design, develop efficiencies
--- Identify gaps in existing processes and propose solutions to mitigate gaps and risks
--- Assist in developing new process as needed based on ongoing changes in the organization
--- Create documentation of accounting procedures
--- Projects, as assigned
--- Understand complex accounting procedures (automated cash postings, lease accounting, fixed assets)
--- Clearly explain transactions using T-Accounts
--- Address questions from our business partners in a timely manner
--- Capable of leading projects, with strong follow-up ability

Additional responsiblities could include:
--- Assist in lease accounting as lessee

--- Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
--- A minimum of 2-3 years of experience, and 1+ years of public accounting experience preferred
--- Strong skills in Excel are required.
--- Possess exceptional organizational skills & ability to multi-task.
--- Detail oriented
--- Strong communication and collaboration skills
--- SAP preferred but not required
--- Working towards a CPA preferred
--- Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) preferred
--- Power Query / Power Pivot knowledge (Preferred)

Pay Transparency

The salary range and/or hourly pay rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job posting and may be modified in the future. When determining a specific team member's base salary and/or hourly pay rate, several factors will be considered including such things as location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, professional credentials, internal equity, and the amount budgeted for the role.

Credentialing requirements at KARL STORZ

KARL STORZ is committed to maintaining a safe work environment for our employees and customers. Most field-based roles at KARL STORZ require hospital credentialing/health screens as a condition of employment. Credentialing can include required vaccinations, health screens & other requirements as outlined by our customers. During the interview process, we encourage you to ask how credentialing/health screens may impact the role you are seeking and if you require any reasonable accommodations regarding these requirements.

Employee Benefits Program Overview for U.S. Locations

  • Medical / Dental / Vision including a state-of-the-art wellness program and pet insurance, too!
  • 3 weeks vacation, 11 holidays plus paid sick time
  • Up to 8 weeks of 100% paid company parental leave
  • 401K retirement savings plan providing a match of 60% of the employee's first 6% contribution
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance
  • We prepay your tuition up to $5,200 per year! - Tuition preimbursement
  • Fitness reimbursement of up to $200 annually
  • Employee referral program of up to $2,000 per hire
  • And much more!
    Field sales, internships, and part-time employees are not eligible except where required by state law.
    Non-employees, including temporary workers and consultants, are not eligible to participate in the KARL STORZ benefits program.

    To include, maternal/paternal leave, adoption, and fostering of a child.

    KARL STORZ reserves the right to change or modify the employee's job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Additionally, KARL STORZ, through its supervisors, may require an employee to perform duties outside their normal description within the sole discretion of the supervisor. Employees must comply will all applicable KARL STORZ policies and procedures.

    Equal Employment Opportunity & Reasonable Accommodation Statement
    KARL STORZ is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills and unique experiences. To achieve this goal, we are committed to diverse voices, and all applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. KARL STORZ is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. Should you need assistance or accommodation please email us at .

    Notice to Employment Agencies
    This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by KARL STORZ's Human Resources team. Human Resources will reach out to our preferred, contracted agency partners in the rare instance additional talent options are required. Your respect for this process is appreciated. KARL STORZ does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. Resumes received which were unsolicited by the KARL STORZ Human Resources department will be ineligible for referral fees.

Keywords: KARL STORZ Endoscopy - America, Santa Monica , Staff Accountant II, Accounting, Auditing , Santa Monica, California

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