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Robert Half Work/Life/Balance - Multiple Accounting Roles - Take a Peak in San Francisco, California


For details on salary, benefits and more details, please reach out to Michael Lauer via LinkedIn or Text (415)225.7226.

Our Client: Our client is a well known Financial Services Firm. They help wealthy clients with all of their financial needs including portfolio and cash management, debt, and financial planning. They are know for wonderful work life balance and phenomenal benefits

What you'll be doing as PWM Accounting Manager:

The PWM Accounting Manager will serve as a partner to the firms Director. The individual will have responsibility for financial close; monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial reports; related SOX controls; and application of appropriate technical accounting and regulatory rules. The individual must thrive in a detailed and deadline-oriented environment, enjoy coaching and developing others, and have a passion for continuous improvement.

  • Responsible for aspects of month- and quarter-end closing process (including certifications, variance analysis and related analytics) for PWM entities: Investment Advisory, Brokerage Services, Foreign Currency, Insurance, and Trust.

  • Responsible for recording and assessing reasonableness of the intercompany transactions.

  • Present financial results and flux analysis to the business units, lead meetings with the leadership for financial results discussion.

  • Lead technical accounting research for PWM complex accounting matters (including ASC 606 – revenue recognition and ASC 326 – CECL).

  • Review regulatory filings in accordance with FINRA requirements.

  • Play a key role in system implementations that impact PWM accounting.

  • Ensure maintenance of effective internal controls and appropriate accounting procedures for PWM, including evaluation of processes and controls for compliance with SOX.

  • Prepare annual financial statements and coordinate the audit (prepare GAAP checklist, answer questions from external auditors, coordinate comments on the financial statements).

  • Support other ad-hoc special projects.

  • Seeking 5+ years of experience, ideally with 3+ years in public accounting (audit preferred) and at least 2 years in a supervisory or managerial level role.

  • Exposure to or strong knowledge of ASC 606

  • Audit work on in-house accounting work experience within a Publicly Traded Company.

  • Leadership skills

  • Open to industry background, desire to learn banking and private wealth business.


What you’ll do as a Senior Accountant:

  • Reconcile, analyze and certify various General Ledger accounts within daily and monthly deadlines.

  • Prepare journal entries with proper documentation

  • Identify, research, investigate, and problem-solve GL account and/or internal control issues

  • Communicate and work with various business units to resolve outstanding issues.

  • Support the accounting team in meeting month end closing deadlines.

  • Assist management on audit request and responding to inquiries from internal and external auditors.

  • Assist in providing detailed support to Accounting Management on financial reports, schedules and regulatory reporting.

  • Assist in various projects as needed, such as analyze and prepare trend analysis to management.

  • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities.

  • Performs other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor.

  • Organize and maintain updated accounting procedures respective to assigned tasks.

  • Seeking 3+ years of GL experience ideally with some exposure to a bank or lending environment. Will consider straight from public.

  • Degree in Accounting preferred

  • Ability to manage large data sets and derive insights

What you'll do as an Accountant:

  • Prepare journal entries from internal and external sources with proper documentation.

  • Reconcile and certify various General Ledger Accounts within daily, monthly and quarterly deadlines.

  • Analyze data for daily reconciliations, complete ad hoc reports with analytical components, and prepare trend analysis for senior management.

  • Identify, research, and problem-solve GL account outages and/or internal control issues. Contact internal and external business partners to resolve outstanding issues when necessary.

  • Support the accounting team in meeting month end closing deadlines.

  • Assist management on fulfilling audit requests and responding to any inquiries from internal and external auditors.

  • Organize and maintain updated accounting procedures respective to assigned tasks.

  • Assist in various projects as needed.

  • Review standard journal entries for accuracy and completeness.

  • Perform duties and responsibilities specific to department functions and activities.

  • Seeking 2+ years of relevant experience and a strong desire to develop your accounting and excel experience.

  • Great communication skills both written

  • and verbal

  • Ability to prioritize

If you are interested in this role, please send over your updated resume and the best time to speak for 5-10 mins today.

If you are not interested in the position, I would greatly appreciate it if you can pass the goodwill forward and share this with friends in the industry, who may not have access to these roles otherwise.

For details on salary, benefits and more details, please reach out to Michael Lauer via LinkedIn or Text (415)225.7226.

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