Berkeley Research Group

  • Corporate Accountant

    Job Locations US-CA-Emeryville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/20/2018 9:47 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1944
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Consulting Staff
  • Overview

    Berkeley Research Group provides independent advice, data analytics, 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.

     

    BRG seeks a full-time, experienced Accountant for its Emeryville office. The Accountant will report directly to the Accounting Manager.  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.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.
    • Reconcile foreign stand-alone financials under local accounting standards to US GAAP (compared to US books)
    • Reconcile general and subsidiary bank accounts by gathering and balancing information.
    • Provide financial status information by preparing special reports; completing special projects.
    • Review department and GL account coding of transactions (i.e. vouchers) for appropriateness.
    • Review bank reconciliations including foreign accounts.
    • Propose and prepare adjusting entries.
    • Assist with variance analysis review of financial statement transactions as part of period end close process.
    • Prepare audit schedules with the GL team to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit for US and foreign entities.
    • Perform tie-out and draft footnote disclosures.
    • Assist in documenting and maintaining the Company’s global accounting policies.
    • 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

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
    • Public accounting experience and US GAAP knowledge
    • Practical accounting experience a plus
    • International accounting and consolidations experience and familiarity with IFRS a plus
    • 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

    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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