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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016

Parker and Lynch Los Angeles, CA

Company
Parker and Lynch
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
23172754.20662682
AJE Ref #
576146507
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type
Regular
Required Licenses/Certifications
df-aj

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span Our Client, a growing financial services firm located in Los Angeles is seeking a talented Senior Accountant to join their team. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of combined month end close of GL and consolidation experience at a global organization. br B   /B br B Summary /B br * Participate in month, quarter and year end close br * Preparation and entry of a variety of journal entries br * Assist with preparation and analysis of financial statements br * Perform balance sheet analysis and reconciliation to determine accuracy and adequacy of account balances, including timely follow-up and clearing of reconciling items br * Prepare ad hoc reports and analyses as requested; participate in and/or lead special projects as needed br * Solve problems and develop new methods of analysis, identify and implement process improvements br * Assure compliance with US GAAP and SOX controls br * Assist with preparation of work papers with proper support for the completion of audit work br * Support tax team with required reporting and yearly submission of tax documentation br * Assist in SAP general ledger maintenance br * Assist in other financial areas as necessary br   br B Required Qualifications /B br * 4-7 years' experience in accounting or finance br * 2+ years of general ledger experience including month end closing br * Solid understanding of all basic accounting procedures and knowledge of US GAAP br * Ability and desire to work in a collaborative, team work environment br * Strong analytical, written and oral communication, time management and organizational skills br * Ability to network and collaborate cross-functionally br * Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision br * Strong skill level in Excel br   br B Desired skills /B br * CPA/CMA or progress toward br * Experience with month and year end close and consolidations br * Experience in a complex manufacturing environment br * ERP experience, in particular SAP br * Experience with manufacturing systems master data br * Experience with Business Intelligence (BI) Software br /span