Senior Corporate Accountant in Santa Ana, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 6/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

The Senior Corporate Accountant will be part of the team responsible for maintaining the general ledger for the Corporate departments, the monthly close process for the Corporate departments, significantly involved with the preparation of SEC filings, assist in the preparation of the quarterly earnings releases, perform technical accounting research, internal controls, and various special projects.  This position and related activities will require interfacing with all levels of Operations, Corporate, and Accounting personnel on a regular basis.

Some of the specific duties include:

  • Part of the team responsible for all general accounting activities for Corporate, including journal entries preparation, account reconciliations, and accounting related analysis

  • Using the Workiva software, assisting with preparing SEC Form 10-Qs, Form 10-Ks, Form 8-Ks, etc., and related disclosures in accordance with GAAP and SEC reporting requirements

  • Assist with the preparation and tie out of quarterly earnings releases and earnings call scripts

  • Ensure and/or assist with maintaining effective internal controls in accordance with SOX 404 requirements

  • Supporting the ASC 718, Stock-Based Compensation, process

  • Supporting internal and external auditing activities

  • Research and/or supporting the research of technical accounting issues and document conclusions

  • Evaluate and/or supporting the evaluation of new accounting pronouncements for potential impact

  • Assist and/or prepare accounting policies

  • Assist with the maintenance of the BaanV/BaanLN accounting software systems and reports

  • Provide support and/or accounting guidance to other departments or sites, as needed

  • Solid communication skills (written and oral)

  • Attention to detail as needed to ensure accuracy of financial information.

  • Lead and/or participate in various special projects


Management reserves the right to add, modify change or rescind the work assignments of different positions in accordance to DCO business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.  Each job function will be conducted within the quality standards described in the DCO Ducommun Way and Safety Rules.  Other duties may be assigned.


Required Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Solid knowledge of GAAP.

  • At least intermediate Excel skills and solid computer skills with all Microsoft Office software.

  • Hands on experience working with an ERP system (Baan system experience is a plus).

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university.

  • CPA or CPA candidate.

  • Two years of recent Big 4 or 2nd tier public accounting experience.  In addition, one to two years in private industry is a plus.

  • Experience with manufacturing-based companies is preferred.

  • Experience with SEC reporting is preferred.

  • Solid knowledge of GAAP.

  • Solid knowledge of internal controls and SOX 404 requirements.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:

Mandatory safety glasses in production locations