Sr. Accountant

| Greater LA Area

Job Description

LegalZoom is the nation's leading provider of personalized, online legal solutions and legal documents for small businesses and families. We are a high-growth, fast-paced company, with a mission to disrupt the legal industry by bringing great legal help to people at a reasonable price. We believe in hard work, passion for what we do and how we deliver, and innovation in all areas of the organization. 

As part of this dynamic team, the global Finance team is seeking an experienced accounting professional who is familiar with a variety of accounting concepts, practices, and procedures. We seek an individual who embraces challenges and can rely on his/her experience, educational background and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals. 

 

What you'll do:

  • Provide ownership and/or oversight over the following areas of accounting including:expense accruals, prepaid expense amortization schedules, fixed asset ledger, internal-use capitalized software, and cash transactions;
  • Prepare journal entries as part of monthly close reviews;
  • Responsible for reconciling and reviewing balance sheet accounts timely
  • Prepare and review internal financial reports and/or ancillary reports; provide commentary and explanations
  • Analyze and comment on monthly, quarterly, annual variances within income statement and balance sheet line items;
  • Assist in the review and documentation of internal control and provide recommendations for improvement or automation where necessary;
  • Ability to interact and work with our business units to determine proper accounting treatment for various transactions;
  • Ability to work with external auditors and support financial statement, tax and other audits, as necessary;
  • Assist with adhoc reports and requests from the business; and
  • Assist in strengthening the month-end process complete with a close calendar

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years public accounting experience; with 2+ years private industry experience, preferably with an eCommerce company
  • CPA is required
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office including advanced in Excel;
  • Ability to comprehend new technical accounting standards and apply to areas of ownership;
  • Strong documentation and communication skills;
  • Critical thinking and ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Collaboration and ability to work within a team environment;
  • Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment; and
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize multiple deliverables.

LegalZoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to diversity.

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Location

Beautiful downtown Glendale, CA. Tons of restaurants and shopping.

What are LegalZoom Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
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