Candidates need three to six years of experience and a CPA is desired. Experience with investment banking or related financial services businesses is preferred.
Company: Jefferies & Company, Inc.
Title: Senior Accountant, Corporate Financial Accounting
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Description: This role will support the corporate controllers team in the financial accounting and reporting for compensation and benefits expense.
Responsibilities: Prepare journal entries related to the commission based sales force and performance based teams; Develop compensation models to compute applicable drivers and rules dictated by complex employment agreements and compensation plans; Prepare actual and forecasted financial reporting packages highlighting revenue and related compensation; Interact and collaborate with multi-functional groups throughout the company, including operating business units, corporate finance, legal, compliance, etc., to accomplish tasks and objectives.
Qualifications/Skills: 3 to 6 years in financial accounting and reporting, CPA designation desired; Investment bank and institutional sales and trading or related financial services industry experience desired; Expertise in gathering, manipulating, analyzing financial and accounting data; Advanced user of Microsoft Excel, Access, and PeopleSoft General Ledger.