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Accountant (Tax/Benefits/Payroll/GAAP)

Company: Tcwglobal (formerly Targetcw)
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Accountant (Tax/Benefits/Payroll/GAAP) Hybrid working at Los Angeles, CA Office (can work a mix of onsite and work from home days) Start ASAP Salary Range: $53,327.00 - $71,102.00 annual SummaryOur client is the parent company of a global group of privately held firms in fields ranging from institutional equity markets to digital investment news and information to omnichannel communication solutions. Our client provides leadership, oversight, and strategic direction and shapes the purpose, vision, and mission of these firms. Shared services include administration, finance, and human resources. Our clients global team embraces an entrepreneurial-focused environment fostering collaboration, teamwork, and creativity with a dynamic culture that emphasizes the value of its associates and their dedication to success. They strive to be leaders in their field, innovators with a history of being in the forefront of using technology to deliver our services. The Accountant will be responsible for various general accounting operations including general ledger reconciliations, month-end closing entries, preparation of state and local tax filings, benefits and payroll reconciliations, year-end audit preparation, and the support of financial reporting activities.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares monthly G/L account reconciliations in compliance with GAAP
  • Analyzes account activity, understands company trends, and detects issues and errors
  • Prepares sales and use, property, business license, and other state and local tax returns. Performs tax research as needed
  • Processes, reconciles, and records employee benefits related transactions
  • Record payroll activity
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information, special projects as assigned.
  • Identify and suggest ways to improve department efficiency and accuracy
  • Assists with financial and tax audits
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    Qualifications & Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting/Finance
    • Minimum 3 years of accounting experience
    • CPA certification is highly desirable
    • Institutional investment research and broker-dealer industry experience a plus
    • Excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts
    • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
    • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages
    • Strong MS Excel skills including VLOOKUPs and pivot tables
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
      Working ConditionsMust be able to perform the essential job duties. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each work day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds. TCW Global is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, gender, nationality, religious belief, or sexual orientation.by Jobble

Keywords: Tcwglobal (formerly Targetcw), Los Angeles , Accountant (Tax/Benefits/Payroll/GAAP), Human Resources , Los Angeles, California

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