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Staff Accountant in Westlake Village, CA at J.D. Power

Date Posted: 3/15/2018

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Be where the voice of the consumer meets the value of thebrand. At J.D. Power, you’ll be at the heart of commerce, working for aworldwide leader whose intelligence and insights are shaping the way peoplesell, and the way people buy.


Title:  Staff Accountant

Location: WestlakeVillage, CA

Reports to: SeniorAccountant


The Role:  We are looking for a high-performing StaffAccountant who can thrive in a fast-paced and high-growth organization. Theideal candidate will possess a natural ability to build relationships acrossthe organization in order to improve processes, streamline operations andensure accurate, timely and relevant financial reporting. The ideal candidate will have excellent attention todetail, self-motivation, and knowledge of general accounting practices andprocedures. This opportunity has strong upside and the ability to expandalong with the company’s growth.



  • Assist with the month-end close process with specific focus on analysis & reconciliation.
  • Assist with Fixed Assets reconciliations: collecting all supporting documents, creating new fixed assets in accounting system and preparing fixed assets roll-forward
  • Assist in defining company accounting policies, ensuring compliance with those policies and training stakeholders on the policies
  • Play a key role in helping to streamline, automate, and continuously improve processes and internal controls as we build out our financial systems to support our growth
  • Ad-hoc special projects and financial analysis related to accounting operations function, as needed
  • Preparation of supporting schedules for financial reporting purpose
  • Bachelor's Degree (or 4 years of equivalent work experience), preferably in Business, Accounting, or related field
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Intermediate proficiency level within MS Excel (V-lookups, formulas, filtering, sorting, formatting)
  • A strong work ethic with high integrity and ethical standards and strong solving skills
  • NetSuite experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, and financial reporting
  • Ability to thrive in an unstructured, fast-moving and constantly evolving high growth environment

Our Hiring Manager says: We are a fastpaced, dynamic and friendly professional group. We are seeking an individual with high energy who can positively interactwith fast paced and ever evolving/growing environment.

Who We Are

Since 1968, companies around the world havetrusted J.D. Power to generate and gather the consumer insights that illuminateand inform business success. At J.D. Power we amplify the voice of theconsumer, and help brands improve the value of their products and services.Together, these principles empower everyone in the global commerce ecosystem,enabling better purchase decisions – and better business results. Beyond ourproven process, J.D. Power’s strength is its people. They offer diverse disciplines,talents, and expertise, but share one common goal: to generate growth andlong-term value for our clients. Our scientists, Ph.D. level statisticians andmethodologists, ensure our research meets the highest scientific qualitystandards and provides advanced statistical support. J.D. Power represents thescience of customer satisfaction in any language, to consumers and businessesworldwide.


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