Accountant

Location: Encino, CA

Department: RSJ/Swenson

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

About The Position/Job Responsibilities

Rose, Snyder & Jacobs LLP is looking for an accountant who can manage a set of client relationships and perform full charge bookkeeping, accounting and business management duties, and assist with controller- and CFO-type services that we provide to our clients.

The ideal candidate will be able to manage clients back-office accounting needs, which include maintaining client general ledgers by entering accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions, recording monthly/quarterly journal entries, maintaining fixed asset listings and depreciation schedules, preparing account reconciliations, maintaining vendor lists and handling client bill payment activities, processing payroll, and preparing financial statements on both cash and accrual bases.

Our preferred candidate will also have experience preparing Forms 1099 and Form 1096, annual Form 571-L Business Property Statements, annual city business license applications and renewals, quarterly payroll tax filings, quarterly sales and use tax returns, and related small business filings.

The candidate will also have to maintain a working relationship with selected clients, keep up to date on client matters and their changing needs, communicate such information to their Supervisors at the Firm, as well as work closely with company personnel to coordinate work performed in different departments. Clients come from a variety industries, including healthcare, professional services, entertainment, start-up, nonprofit and real estate.

About Us 

Since 1976, Rose Snyder & Jacobs LLP (RSJ) has been a full-service accounting and professional services firm. We serve high net worth individuals, families, public companies and entrepreneurial businesses. We pride ourselves in going deep with our clients so they can make better decisions, accomplish their goals and realize a bigger future.

RSJ’s Executive team continuously evaluates and invests in the right team members, systems and processes to enhance our services. We strive to not only keep current on best practices and market trends but to stay ahead of the curve by being industry leaders and innovators in the field. Our collective knowledge, experience, and unique client focused approach are the added value you get by working with us.

About You

You are an outgoing and personable professional, committed to a career in accounting and finance.  You are interested in staying up-to-date with technological advances and are eager to find ways to be more efficient in getting quality work done. You understand and live by the concept of being a “team player”, making sure that collaboration is essential to your success, as well as the success of those you work with.  At the same time, you have excellent judgment to ensure the right thing is being done.  You have very strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as a strong attention to detail.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 4 years RECENT experience as an accountant, performing full-charge bookkeeper duties
  • Proficient with QuickBooks (Desktop and Online versions) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)
  • Experience with automation of transaction inflow into QuickBooks, and other software and applications used for automation of back-office processes (such as bill.com, receipt bank, etc.)
  • Experience with preparation of Forms 1099/1096,571-L, 940/941, sales and use tax returns
  • Experience processing payroll and handling the monitoring and upkeep necessary for changing health insurance premiums, etc.
  • Experience working in the restaurant and/or hospitality industry strongly desired.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience managing direct client relationships
  • Excellent customer service skills (internal and external)
  • Ability to follow instructions as directed
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting
  • Takes appropriate actions without being asked
  • Able to handle multiple priorities, tasks, and simultaneous projects
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • We will consider a college graduate with demonstrated success in quickly learning software programs with a strong aptitude for customer service.

Compensation & Benefits

Base Salary, depending on experience, is $55-65,000 per year plus overtime; there is a competitive health benefit plan including participation in our 401(k) program.  We also offer a generous benefits program, including 20 paid days off per year for first-year employees, continuing education, and more.

Contact/General

Our sister company, RSJ/Swenson is serving as our hiring and screening consultant on this project. 

No phone calls please.

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