Berkeley Research Group

Junior Staff Accountant

US-CA-Emeryville
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1765
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

Berkeley Research Group provides independent advice, data analysis, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world.  BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, restructuring, valuation, and workforce issues.  In addition, the firm assists clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement and strategy consulting. 

 

Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has over 40 offices across the United States and internationally.  This position offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing expert services and consulting firm. 

 

BRG seeks a full-time Junior Staff Accountant for its Emeryville office. The Junior Staff Accountant will report directly to the Accounting Manager.  The candidate must be flexible and highly committed to quality, customer service, teamwork and supporting Firm and department goals in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Expense report review and follow-up
  • Data entry and maintenance of permanent files, reports, etc.
  • Wire initiation and payment batch generation
  • Preparation and maintenance of funding schedules for specific subsidiaries
  • Reconciliation of various bank accounts
  • Perform analysis of general ledger activity including account reconciliations
  • Preparation of journal entries for specific GL accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Preparation of audit schedules with the GL team to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit.
  • Contributing to the organization in a professional manner with a positive attitude
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • Practical accounting experience required
  • Knowledge of US GAAP preferred
  • 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
  • Committed to quality customer service (internal and external)
  • Consistent attendance and reliability

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

 

BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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