Career Technologies - Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant
Salary: $65K - $75K /YR DOE – Full Time + Benefits



Fralock is a well-established manufacturing company, based in the Santa Clarita Valley, that has a 50 year history of excellence. We are growing rapidly and have a Staff Accountant position at our Careers Technology location in Chatsworth, CA.

We are looking for people who exemplify strong work ethics, values, dedication and character with the ability to make independent, intelligent decisions. If you thrive in a fast paced environment, which is focused on exploring and developing the next generation technology while offering opportunities for advancement, apply today.


We offer Paid Vacation/Sick/Holiday, 401K (after 1 month of employment beginning 1/1/2021), annual bonus program (conditions apply), Medical/Vision/Dental coverage growth opportunities, training assistance programs and many more!


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Culture Vision:  Our results driven team strives to deliver extraordinary outcomes through our passionate commitment to each other, collaboration, courage and innovation


Main Functions
Reporting to the Financial Controller & Director, the Staff Accountant will be a key contributor within accounting and financial operations from beginning to end. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for managing various general ledger accounts; example of duties includes entering invoices (accounts payable, accounts receivable) to preparing account/bank reconciliations and month-end journal entries. This role will also involve, cross-functional communication and partnership across the organization (sales, purchasing, shipping/receiving, etc.) as well as a proactive spirit and a philosophy of ownership accountability to complete his/her job successfully.


This position requires access to information controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" as defined in the ITAR and EAR (which generally means (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, as specified under applicable law.


Typical Duties

1.  Involvement in the entire Order to Cash and Procurement to Pay processes, from supporting order processing efforts to managing invoices collections / payments

2.  AR/AP: Prepare daily cash inflow/outflows tracking, post and reconcile credit card transactions, track AR credit decisions, and manage vendor & customer communications to ensure timely flow of payments

     3.  Payroll: Ensure employees are paid timely and accurately on bimonthly basis

4.  Manage prepaid and fixed assets accounts, including posting depreciation, and maintain rent schedules, including deferred rent

5.  Prepare, analyze and post recurring and non-recurring journal entries, including monthly accruals

6.  Assist in preparing and monitoring internal controls and help maintain financial policies and procedures to ensure accurate financial reporting

7.  Present recommendations to Executive Management 


Required Skills

Proficiency in computer skills with emphasis on Excel, Accounting Software, ERP systems specific to manufacturing environment, Power Point, and Word.

Strong accounting acumen, problem-solving analytical skills

Good communication skills to work objectively with people in different functions within the organization including Sales, Operations, and Engineering

Attention to detail, willing to get into the weeds; strong organizational and time management skills in a fast-paced environment


Preferred Skills
Experience in preparing month-end account reconciliations

Experience in supporting annual financial audit

Experience with different revenue size manufacturing companies

Experience in working with accounting/ERP software, such as QuickBooks and M2M (Made 2 Manage) software

Licensed CPA strongly preferred


Education Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field


Experience Requirements
3+ years experience as staff accountant or equivalent function

Prior experience in industrial equipment manufacturing, aerospace & defense manufacturing, medical device manufacturing, or other closely related manufacturing industry


Physical Requirements
Most of the day is spent sitting in front of computer

Analytical skills

Organization and Time Management skills

Problem solving skills

Understanding of key accounting concepts

Ability to effectively communicate with different parts of the organization



This position must pass post offer drug test, Pre-work Screen, and background check. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a position.

Integrity test and English if applicant does not poses a BA or higher.