Accountant

Accountant

Department: Client Accounting Services

Reports to: Senior Controller or VP of Client Accounting Services
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Date Prepared: Jul 2017

Summary

Works with the Controller and Assistant Controller to assist with the day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping functions for clients.

Location

Los Angeles, Newport Beach, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Diego

Essential Functions

  • Performs the daily, weekly, monthly and yearly bookkeeping activities for the assigned client(s)
  • Identify and help solve engagement (client) technical issues, anomalies, non-routine items
  • Conducts self in a professional manner related to all client communications and interactions
  • Conducts self in a professional manner related to all engagement team communications and interactions

Nonessential Functions

  • Performs other duties as assigned from time to time by the client Controller or other team members and executives.

Working Conditions

  • Heavy overtime during February, March, April, and Decembe
  • Works in the office 98% of the time.
  • Minimal Hazard

Minimum Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent in experience and education is required
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to excellent client service, flexibility, and the ability to manage constantly shifting priorities
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office suite, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience with QuickBooks Online and Desktop, Xero and Enterprise strongly preferred
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Ability to operate calculator, computer, and other general office equipment.
  • Feels comfortable working with a variety of computer software both desktop and cloud based
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements of processing payroll accounting transactions, Payroll returns, Business tax license, Secretary of State filing and State Board of Equalization

Success Factors

  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionali
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in Englis
  • Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skill