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Experience in month end close, accounting for international operations, preparation of consolidated financial statements, audit and management schedules, inter-company transactions.
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Senior Accountant
CA - Irvine

Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Aspen Medical Products
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Support production of medical devices at an award-winning organization with a history of innovation

If you have strong technical accounting skills along with an "auditor mentality," this position offers you some very compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Expand your experience in a company pursuing aggressive growth, including growing your international experience. 
  • Work with talented people at all levels in a collaborative culture where people have one another's backs and knowledge is shared freely.
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance -- we are proactive about succession planning, particularly given our growth.
  • Support the development and manufacture of our award-winning medical devices that improve the quality of patients' lives.
  • Become part of an organization with a rich history of innovation in a "Best Places to Work" environment, where employees are valued and appreciated.
We have opportunities for two Senior Accountants, so feel free to share this information with your networks.

At Aspen Medical Products we pride ourselves on making the best products in the industry, products that change people's lives. We have won many industry awards for our medical devices, which are sold through hospitals, medical practices, chiropractors, and pain management clinics. We believe that enjoying your work and making valuable contributions to business are equally vital. To that end, Aspen has been designated one of the Best Places to Work in Orange County by the Orange County Register and the Orange County Business Journal eight years in a row.
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Grow Your Skills (Including International) at Fast-Growing Company with a Collaborative Culture

The Requirements
Find out what it takes to thrive in this role.
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To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Senior Accountant opportunity, you will have:
  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting.
  • 5+ years of general accounting experience in a similar role including preparation and review of journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Public accounting and/or international (multinational) experience.
  • Experience with large scale corporate accounting in a fast-paced environment.
  • Account auditing experience.
  • Demonstrated technical accounting skills and a solid understanding of GAAP.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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You will be a key member of the Accounting/Finance team and report to the Senior Accounting Manager as part of the general accounting group. Areas of responsibility will include, but are not limited to, month and year-end closing activities including the preparation, review, and analysis of journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial statements. You'll also be involved in accounting for international subsidiaries. You also may provide support for year-end audit and tax schedule preparation, and preparation of annual budgets.

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Why Join Us
More great reasons to build a career home with us.
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Own the impact
Depending on your background and aptitude, you may take on some key responsibilities. If you have experience with compensation accounting, you may develop a payroll budget and run analyses of our sophisticated variable comp plans. If your background includes subsidiary accounting, you could own the process of consolidating financial statements.

Professional development
While there will be monthly rhythms, our rapid growth means no two weeks will be exactly the same. For example, we're pursuing aggressive growth in Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. We’re also preparing to implement a new ERP system, and you may be involved in that project. That growth will create opportunities for sharp, energetic and hardworking people.

Award-winning products enhance the quality of people's lives
Backed by over 25 years of R&D, Aspen Medical Products help patients cope with chronic conditions, manage pain, and heal faster (see testimonials in the video on The Role tab). Our innovative approach and strong business model have earned us distinctions. In addition to the workplace excellence awards mentioned above, we have won:
  • Several Spine Technology Awards from Orthopedics This Week.
  • The American Technology Award, in the medical device category, from TechAmerica Foundation.
  • Awards for delivering exceptional service as a vendor, from Hanger/SPS, a leading distributor of orthotic and prosthetic patient care and therapeutic products, services and solutions.
  • And others.
Exemplary culture
You will find a close-knit culture that values mutual respect at Aspen. The numerous "Best Places to Work" awards we've won represent high levels of employee satisfaction (as reported by employees) as well as excellence in benefits, pay, work/life balance and culture.

Competitive benefits package
The health, satisfaction and security of you and your family are important to your well-being and important to us. We offer a competitive salary; medical, dental and vision benefits for you and your family; life insurance; paid vacation; and a 401(k) plan with company match.

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More Insight
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More about the Requirements
The following competencies and characteristics are just as important as the qualifications described under The Requirements tab:
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and maintain account reconciliations and be able to independently identify and resolve reconciling items and ensure accounting classification of items included in accounts are in accordance with GAAP.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and intermediate or above proficiency in Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience working with ERP systems, and familiarity with and working knowledge of current tech trends.
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven leadership abilities.
  • A demonstrated "auditor mentality", diligently checks work for accuracy and completeness.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to track and manage multiple projects simultaneously and comply with critical deadlines.
  • A proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others, with a proactive approach to verbal communication.
Strongly preferred:
  • A CPA, MBA, or CMA (either complete or in the process of obtaining). 
  • Public accounting and/or audit experience.
  • Practical experience in international accounting and consolidation of financial statements.
  • Practical knowledge of accounting for international operations and financial statement consolidation.
  • Experience with compensation accounting.
  • Experience creating consolidated financial statements involving subsidiaries.
We are currently working remotely due to COVID as well as a major renovation of our offices. Once it is safe to return, and the renovation is complete, we expect to implement a hybrid on-site/remote model, although the details are not yet defined.

More about the Role
In addition to the responsibilities described under The Role tab, you will work with international CPAs to ensure timely filing of statutory reports and VAT tax returns. You also may assist with month-end consolidation including inter-company elimination entries, reconciliation of inter-company accounts, and calculation of foreign exchange rate gains and losses.

Other responsibilities may include maintenance of financial reporting templates, specialized revenue accounting and reporting (consolidated and by segment), fixed asset accounting, U.S. and international payroll accounting including commission and bonus calculations, and support conversion to a new ERP system. We also may ask you to perform certain technical research as needed. You'll interact with other departments to initiate and execute process improvements and other projects as assigned.

More specifically, you will:
  • Prepare and review monthly journal entries and account reconciliations, including support with consolidation, intercompany eliminations, reconciliation of intercompany accounts, and calculation of foreign exchange gains and losses.
  • Assist with preparation, review, and analysis of financial statements. Provide assigned schedules and commentary for monthly management reports.
  • Maintain and develop financial reporting and other templates to improve analysis and management reporting.
  • Provide supporting documentation to international CPAs for preparation of statutory financial statements, VAT and other information returns.
  • Reconcile international statutory financial statements to those prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
  • Reconcile and maintain VAT/IVA tax receivable and payable accounts. Research and resolve any discrepancies on a timely basis.
  • Perform specialized revenue accounting and reporting, including running invoice registers (consolidated and by segment/entity), reconciling invoice registers to the general ledger, preparing journal entries, preparation of various revenue charts and graphs, revenue variance analysis and related commentary for monthly management reporting.
  • Fixed asset accounting; account reconciliations; roll forwards; monthly depreciation entries; management reporting (including month-end write-up); and maintenance of ERP system FA module. Conduct periodic cycle counts of fixed assets, reconcile results. Evaluate and implement appropriate policies and procedures to enhance internal controls to safeguard Company assets.
  • Support annual (and other) financial statement audits and tax preparation by independent CPA firms. Prepare assigned audit and tax schedules; research and resolve auditor questions.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget as assigned.
  • Handle other projects and tasks as needed.
More about your success
If you're the person we're looking for, you know what to do without a good deal of direction; even more importantly, you understand why tasks and activities are important. Support will be available when you need it, but you should bring a strong sense of ownership and accountability. Our goal is to set you up for success, including challenging you and helping you develop professionally.

The pace here is fast and getting faster all the time. To excel in this role, you will be sensitive to deadlines and able to prioritize and accomplish projects while meeting time commitments and objectives. You'll also need exceptional communication skills and the ability to function as a strong, mature contributor in a team environment.

In addition, in order to be an outstanding Senior Accountant, you will:
  • Hold yourself to high standards.
  • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Leverage analytical skills and creativity to solve problems.
  • Build collaborative relationships both within the accounting/finance group and across functional lines.
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Aspen Medical Products 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.