Senior Staff Accountant
Santa Barbara, CA

Wyatt Technology is seeking a highly motivated and efficient candidate to support the Accounting team. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the Finance team and will work closely with our CFO at Wyatt. This is a hands-on position and the ability to multitask and work with others is essential.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with implementing, maintaining, and documenting internal controls and procedures.
  • Assist with the preparation of consolidated internal and external financial statements.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close process.
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status.
  • Assist with maintaining all general ledger accounts.
  • Assist with maintaining and supervising accounts receivable and accounts payable ledgers.
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles.
  • Protect the organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Provide support to Controller and CFO as requested.

    Requirements and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance related field, and/or a combination of education, training and experience.
    • Minimum 2-4 years of accounting experience
    • Proven experience working in a hands-on role in the day-to-day operation of the Accounting Department.
    • Thorough and detail oriented, able to perform effective self-reviews of all work produced.
    • Must be able to take the initiative on projects and tasks, and work proactively with management to achieve results.
    • Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to communicate financial concepts and/or analytical findings.
    • Strong knowledge of Excel

    About us:

    Wyatt Technology is the world leader in research, development and commercialization of light scattering instruments used by chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech companies and by government and academic institutions. Visit our website at to learn more about the science and our products.

    Wyatt Technology offers a complete benefits package including company paid health, dental and life insurance, holidays, combined vacation and sick leave program and long-term disability insurance. Employees also enjoy a generous 401(k) plan as well as a quarterly bonus program.