Staff Accountant

Position Type:


Reports to:
Accounting Supervisor

Job Location:
Irvine, CA

Position Overview
Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Compiles, records, and maintains detailed records of all GCS financially related activity to summarize and prepare for internal and external reporting purposes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position by any/all incumbents, with reasonable accommodation, if necessary. Any non-essential functions are assumed to be other related duties.

  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare journal entries to accounts (both recurring and non-recurring), and account reconciliations (i.e. cash, A/P, Prepaid Expenses, Other Liabilities, Inter-Company) on monthly basis, documenting business transactions.
  • Preparation of daily cash reconciliations that reflect all accounts payable, wire transfer and direct withdrawal/ACH activity.
  • Assist with monthly closing process and preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial information.
  • Assist with uploading invoices into accounts payable system.
  • Code invoices using coding from the prior months and budgets for reference.
  • Prepare manual invoices for billing to various entities.
  • Process advisor reimbursements and ensure that information is properly updated in CRM system.
  • Maintain amortization schedules for prepaid expenses (conferences, insurance, other).
  • Assist with preparation of daily sales entries and sales reports.
  • Assist with reconciliation of sales data between transfer agent (DST) and CRM software (Sugar).
  • Assist with maintaining inventory of selling and marketing agreements in central repository.
  • Assist with inquiries from Internal Sales Desk.
  • Assist with year-end audit.
  • Special projects.

Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of corporate accounting or finance experience.
  • BS Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Basic knowledge of the financial services.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • General knowledge of various accounting software and advanced knowledge of all MS Office applications including Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to:

Griffin Capital Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.