Staff Accountant (AP)

| Greater LA Area

Job Description

LegalZoom is actively seeking an experienced accounting professional to join our growing team. We seek an individual who is familiar with a variety of accounting concepts, practices, and procedures. We need someone who can rely on his/her experience and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals and has the ability to perform complicated tasks.

What you'll do: 

  • Process AP check runs for all regular AP & High Volume vendors
  • Process manual check when necessary
  • Monitor AP email distribution account; address, respond, and resolve issues related to payments, invoice credits, adjustments, and disputes with all AP vendors
  • Serve as the primary liaison for departments and vendors with regards to AP matters
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and other balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Maintain historical records including paper and electronic filing
  • Assist all departments in setting up new vendors
  • Prepare treasury related month-end duties, e.g. Credit Card Journal Entries, Bank Account transaction Journal Entries, reconcile intercompany accounts, etc.
  • Assign GL coding, prepare for review by management, and ensure Journals are uploaded into proper accounts and periods.
  • Investigate on questionable transactions, from reasonable conclusions, make recommendations and prepare correcting Journal Entries as appropriate
  • Prepare variance analysis monthly and quarterly flux
  • Respond to audit request in a timely manner
  • Assist in special projects and miscellaneous inquiries from time to time
  • Serve as back up to process daily AP batches for large volume filing fee check runs
  • Serve as back up to prepare and coordinate filing fee cashier check requests with banking institution
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Coordinate with Senior manager on funding subsidiaries using bank cash management system
  • Protect confidentiality and security of financial, client and proprietary information at all times
  • Process customer refunds
  • Monitor and replenish trust account balances as needed

Qualifications: 

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in processing and paying invoices; preferably a major e-commerce company
  • Banking and Treasury experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree required
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, JDE software and/or other is a plus
  • Must have a solid understanding of GAAP accounting principles
  • Ability to perform in a self-managed environment -- must be a self-starter, hands-on approach and ability to follow-through on tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with sharp, highly motivated team members
  • Strong computer skills including Excel (pivots, vlookups), Word, and PowerPoint

 

LegalZoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to diversity

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Location

101 N Brand Blvd Ste 1100, Glendale, CA 91203
101 N Brand Blvd Ste 1100, Glendale, CA 91203

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