Junior Accountant - Los Angeles, California United States - 45006



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 45006
Title: Junior Accountant
Job Location: Los Angeles, California - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Great opportunity for a Junior Accountant with 1-3 years of experience in Financial Services, particularly broker/dealer. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Junior Accountant

We are seeking an Accountant to assist in the preparation of P&L reports, accounting entries, reconciliations, and general ledger maintenance.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Actively participate in the month end closing process
  • Prepare month-end income and expense journal entries
  • Prepare month-end balance sheet journal entries
  • Responsible for month-end balance sheet account reconciliation, identification, escalation and resolution of issues associated with substantiation
  • Create and update written controls and procedures
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Strong general accounting knowledge and understanding of U.S. GAAP
  • Knowledge of Great Plains software is a plus
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) with strong Excel skills
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task and manage multiple projects and competing priorities without sacrificing accuracy or efficiency
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively across various departments and levels of the organization
  • Experience in Financial Services, particularly broker/dealer is a plus

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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