Staff Accountant

The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R&D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing and metrology, to a broad range of scientific R&D and QC measurements.  Proven quality and trustworthy performance have established widespread confidence in the HORIBA Brand.

Inspired by our unique motto, “JOY and FUN,” we focus on social responsibilities by building state-of-the-art products for scientific advancement; especially for protecting health, safety, and the environment. “HORIBARIANs,” the HORIBA employees all over the world, look forward to working with additional creative and entrepreneurial self-starters.

Our shared services accounting team is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to join our team in Irvine, CA. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and expertise in preparing and maintaining ledger accounts, income and balance sheet statements. The candidate may also perform a variety of analysis or projects relating to financial accounting procedures, methods or systems.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Support the month end general ledger close and prepare journal entries.
  • Perform account reconciliations.
  • Assist in preparing income statements, balance sheets, and other internal and external financial reporting.
  •  Assist in the preparation of annual operating budgets, forecasts and variance analysis.
  • Support income tax research/ special projects, filings and accounting treatments.
  • Develop financial system improvements/ upgrades/ controls.
  • Evaluate process deficiencies, formulate corrective action plans, and develop process improvements and/or procedural controls.
  • Identify areas of concern/ opportunity and recommend corrective actions.
  •  Assist in planning, execution, separation, integration and organizational restructuring activities for post-merger initiatives.
  • Other general accounting responsibilities and special projects as required.
  • Support financial reviews and audits conducted by independent auditors.


Desired Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Knowledge of general and cost accounting principles and practices.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance from an accredited college/university.
  • SAP FI/CO experience.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management.
  • Ability to effect change through others by building strong working relationships.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint


Compensation Package:

HORIBA Instruments offers a competitive compensation package that includes a 401(k) plan with match; employee group dental, vision, life, and disability (short and long-term) paid for by the company; medical insurance, family dental and vision insurance, and supplemental life insurance available with reasonable employee contributions; employee assistance program; paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; flexible spending accounts; and educational reimbursement and commuter benefit programs.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please email sandra.rojo(at) or call (800) 446-7422 Ext 1113 for assistance. HORIBA will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able to participate in the hiring process. HORIBA is committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities.

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