Jr. Accounting Specialist

 Job Description 

Sun Chlorella USA is seeking a dynamic Jr. Accounting Specialist to join our team in Torrance, CA 90505.

Who we are:

Sun Chlorella is the world’s premier provider of chlorella and eleuthero supplements for almost 50 years. Founded in Japan, where chlorella is cherished for health and longevity, our high quality and proprietary harvesting process provides optimal nutrient absorption and has set us apart from all other chlorella brands.

The mission of Sun Chlorella is to bring the life-affirming, nourishing nutrition of chlorella to the world. With a proactive approach to operational excellence, we promote advanced research, product development and superior quality. Our model ensures a highly positive environment that cultivates employee development, public education, and customer service.


  • Assists in the research of Accounts Receivable checks and prepares for final approval. Helps prepare invoice deduction notices, as necessary

  • Matches vendor invoices to purchase order information and resolves discrepancies

  • Responds to inquiries from department personnel and vendors

  • Analyzes vendor accounts for discrepancies and accuracy

  • Assists in preparing weekly accounts payable check run

  • Supports department in maintaining all accounts payable files

  • Prepares analysis of accounts, as required

  • Shares responsibility in processing daily cash receipts, check imaging of deposits, manual check processing and recording

  • Prepares Credit Card charge back batches as needed

  • Contacts consumers as needed for collection of non-payments

  • Prepares and emails weekly cash flow report to the management team

  • Assists in drafting and posting Electronic Fund Transfers

  • Receives, opens, sorts, and disperses incoming mail and other Accounts Receivable tasks as needed

  • Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement

  • Shares responsibility in managing fixed assets. Updates and maintains fixed asset records by coordinating with other divisions

  • Compiles information for quarterly sales tax returns as needed, and assists with corporate income tax and other regulatory filing

  • Shares responsibility in the monthly inventory process which involves coordinating with Shipping Division, data entry, tracking, and analysis

  • Assists in logging, opening, and processing of returns received by the company. This includes inspecting and evaluating returned products. Through Odoo, ensures that all product return information is properly recorded and credited back to account and is processed based on established procedures

  • Analyzes return reason codes and presents to Returns team. Highlights important information regarding the trends relating to returns and identifies opportunities for improving company procedures or areas of repeated errors

  • Modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures

  • Assists in monthly closing process

  • Supports in preparation of monthly bank reconciliation for all cash accounts

  • Assists with procedure manual update as necessary to ensure complete and updated procedures

  • Completes special projects as assigned


  • English/Japanese Bilingual a plus but not required

  • General and basic understanding of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) is a must

  • Must have previous collections/accounts receivable experience, previous accounts payable experience, and some experience with inventory accounting

  • Data entry speed of 900-1000 key stroked per minute and high accuracy

  • Extreme attention to detail required

  • Ability to type 40-45 wpm

  • Excellent computer skills and ability to adapt to changing technology

  • Demonstrates high level of integrity

  • Must possess intermediate Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook skills



  • Must have an Associate's Degree with a concentration in Accounting

  • At least 1 year of work experience in a relevant field; equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Competitive base hourly rate plus monthly incentives

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Disability and Life Insurance Coverage (100% covered by the company)

  • 401(k) plan and Voluntary Supplemental Insurance

  • Paid Time Off and 13 Paid Holidays

  • Frequent department contests and company-wide fun events

  • Casual Friday and Friday Goodies

  • Collaborative Work Environment that Promotes Healthy Living!

We are equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Job Type: Full-time