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Staff Accountant, General Ledger

Location: Emeryville, CA, United States
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This position will report directly to the Accounting Manager and is a critical member of the Controller and Chief Accounting Officers department. As the Staff Accountant, you will be working with the Corporate Accounting team to support the monthly corporate accounting process within a fast-paced and quickly evolving company. The role provides significant learning opportunities as it encompasses day to day controllership duties as well as involvement in several project-based initiatives to improve the reporting and accounting functions. This position is remote, but does require in office visits and collaboration periodically for projects.


BRG seeks a full-time, experienced Accountant. The candidate must be very flexible and highly committed to quality, customer service, teamwork and supporting Firm and department goals in a fast-paced environment. We need a professional with solid communication, technology, organizational and analytical skills and the attention to detail necessary to ensure accurate reporting in all areas.


Job Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Propose and prepare standard recurring and non-recurring journal entries including adjusting entries
  • Assist in variance analysis review of financial statement transactions as part of period end close process
  • Assist with the preparation of accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
  • Perform analysis of general ledger activity including account reconciliations
    Maintain financial records for subsidiary companies by analyzing balance sheets and general ledger accounts.
  • Prepare journal entries and other relevant analysis associated with the companys variable compensation models.
  • Provide financial status information by preparing special reports; completing special projects when requested
  • Review department and GL account coding of transactions (i.e. vouchers) for appropriateness.
  • Perform bank reconciliations including foreign subsidiaries bank accounts
  • Prepare audit schedules with the GL team to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit for US and foreign entities
  • Work collaboratively and communicate often with several internal departments
  • Adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the business grows and changes
  • Contributing to the organization in a professional manner with a positive attitude
  • Contribute to transition from our legacy accounting system to Workday

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting required
  • 1 or 2 years of experience in accounting
  • US GAAP knowledge
  • Proficient in MS Office. Advanced skills in Excel
  • Exceptional organizational skills, follow-up skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Consistent attendance and reliability

Additional Qualifications:

  • Public accounting experience is a plus
  • Practical accounting experience is a plus
  • Experience with Workday financials is a plus
  • Experience with Blackline reconciliations is a plus
  • International accounting and consolidations experience and familiarity with IFRS is a plus


Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the U.S., without company sponsorship.

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