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Client Accounting Services Associate

Los Angeles, CA

We are seeking a Client Accounting Services Associate that will be responsible for performing accounting assignments. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a basic understanding of business operations and accounting systems as well as a basic familiarity of accounting standards and tax concepts.


  • Accounts Payable: enter bills, match bills received to purchase orders and route for approval, pay bills, and reconcile vendor statements, including investigating and correcting any discrepancies
  • Address vendor inquiries in a timely, positive and collaborative manner
  • Set up new vendors and maintain vendor files to make sure information is complete and accurate, including obtaining W-9 documents
  • Accounts Receivable: invoicing, applying payments against receivables account, reconciling customer balances, and sending collection emails
  • Process payroll using third-party software
  • Expense reporting: gather expense receipts, code expenses to appropriate account, reconcile receipts received to expense reports, and submit expense reports for processing
  • Gather supporting documents (i.e. invoices and bills) and prepare simple month-end closing schedules for review
  • Reconcile bank and credit card accounts
  • Perform monthly close procedures
  • Perform reconciliations and tie out period end trial balance
  • Assist with preparation of work papers and journal entries for clients related to investments, insurance, property tax, professional expense, payroll and other items for accruals
  • Assist with updating asset/depreciation schedules
  • Prepare financial statements
  • File monthly and quarterly sales tax reports
  • Meet with clients on an as-needed basis
  • Perform other administrative and accounting related duties as assigned

Education and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or Certificate in Accounting
  • 2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Must be able to pass an accounting test administered as part of the interview
  • Proficiency in Desktop QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, Sage 50 (Peachtree), Xero, Accounting CS, etc.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with inventory and/or fixed assets accounting
  • Understanding of accrual-basis accounting and GAAP preferred
  • Experience with Excel at an intermediate level including understanding and ability to use pivot tables, V-Lookups, H-Lookups, If/then statements, etc.
  • Experience in writing instructions for client tasks and company tasks that can be used as guidelines, checklists, training, etc. for clients and employees

Annual Base Pay Range in California:  $70,000 to $80,000

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