Robert Half Finance & Accounting Staff Accountant - Financial Services in Santa Monica, California

Nationally recognized financial services firm is seeking a staff accountant to join their growing team for the Santa Monica location. This role will have direct exposure to management and has tremendous opportunities for growth within the team and/or department. This group is focused on maintaining strong financial controls, providing accurate financial reporting, ensuring proper accounting via robust processes, and utilizing automated/complex tools. The accountant will perform activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and developing financial reports. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Application of accounting policies and procedures that impact WFCF to reconciliations and entries

  • Preparing journal entries during the month-end close process (accruals, allocations, etc.)

  • Review and approve documentation for aged items that exceed corporate standard

  • Reviewing transactions and balances from the general ledger, unit reports and various financial loan systems to ensure accuracy

  • Daily maintenance of Domestic/International Inboxes

  • Reconciling key GL Accounts

  • Participation in the gathering of information associated with financial reports related to (Cash Collateral and Post Payoff) reconciliation for reporting up to the Group Controllers and Senior Management The Accountant must have a bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting, 1+ years of relevant experience , and excellent communication. This position has tremendous opportunity for growth! Our client offers benefits which include medical, dental, vision, and 401k. If this opportunity matches your background, please send your resume to If you are already working with a Robert Half recruiter, please reach out to them about this opportunity.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is the world's leader in specialized financial staffing. We provide exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in more than 340 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

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Req ID: 00320-0008883843

Functional Role: Accountant - Staff

Country: USA

State: CA

City: Santa Monica

Postal Code: 90404

Compensation: $40,000.00 to $60,000.00 per year

Requirements: Accounts Payable, Accounts Payable