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Staff Accountant, Cash Applications

Company: First Financial Equipment Leasing
Location: Orange
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

*First Financial Equipment Leasing* is a 23-year equipment leasing company with a strong entrepreneurial culture, engaged leadership, and solid financial backing - a member of JA Mitsui Leasing Group ( We are seeking a new Staff Accountant with an eagerness to learn that will join our team and grow along with our rapidly expanding company. Our team has a vast range of equipment leasing experience across many industries and we truly understand the value of long-term relationships.

You can learn more about us at

*General Overview: Staff Accountant, Cash Applications - Orange, CA*

As a Staff Accountant, Cash Applications, you will make ample use of your strong attention to detail and analytical skills while processing accounts receivable cash receipts/applications for the company. You will work collaboratively with the Accounting Operations team to help the department achieve goals by processing work in an accurate, timely, and professional manner. This is a great opportunity for an organized and motivated individual with a positive attitude and a solid foundation in accounting principles.

*Primary Responsibilities:*

* Receive and post daily customer payments sent to the company's lockbox accounts.

* Cash disbursement administration, which includes creating cash disbursement instructions to paying agents, lenders, and respective team members.

* Perform daily lockbox bank reconciliations to ensure all incoming & outgoing funds have been accounted for.

* Receive and post any intercompany deposits received from the parent company or other related entities.

* Handle inquiries related to cash applications, researching miscellaneous A/R items to provide details to management, auditors, and other team members as needed.

* Assist in the preparation of customer refunds.

* Provide recommendations for improvements to current processes to increase efficiency and accuracy.

* Assist with projects as needed, such as system implementation and policy/procedure documentation.

* Work to ensure a positive, professional experience when dealing with clients and internal/external partners and customers.

* Perform other related duties as assigned.

*Job Requirements/Qualifications:*

* Minimum of 2 years of accounts receivable/cash receipts experience required.

* Exceptional attention to detail, highly organized with strong process orientation.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including professional phone/email etiquette.

* High school diploma or equivalent required, Associate's/Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance preferred.

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office - Word, Outlook, and Excel, including V-Look Up, Pivot tables, formulas.

* QuickBooks experience strongly preferred.

* Prior experience working with online banking platforms including but not limited to; transaction searches, ACH/Wire Templates, transaction file export, Multi-Factor Authentication.

* Previous foreign currency experience a plus.

* Positive work attitude and approach to daily tasks.

* Demonstrated ability to work independently, and problem-solve in a fast-paced environment.

* Available to work a hybrid schedule of at least 2 days per week from our office in Orange, CA.

*Pay Range:*

This is an hourly, non-exempt position with a pay range of $26 - $30 per hour, depending on experience.

You may submit your resume and qualifications via the careers page on our company website. Thank you for your interest in the position.

First Financial Holdings, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26.00 - $30.00 per hour


* 401(k)

* 401(k) matching

* Dental insurance

* Disability insurance

* Employee assistance program

* Flexible spending account

* Health insurance

* Life insurance

* Paid time off

* Vision insurance

Physical setting:

* Office


* 8 hour shift

* Monday to Friday


* Accounts receivable: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Orange, CA 92868

Keywords: First Financial Equipment Leasing, Orange , Staff Accountant, Cash Applications, Accounting, Auditing , Orange, California

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