Vertical Careers, Inc.

Senior Accountant for large Financial Services firm based in Los Angeles

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA

Senior Accountant - Corporate Accounting

Our client is a large reputable Financial Services firm with over $100B AUM located in Downtown Los Angeles |DTLA. They foster a healthy work life balance with great internal progression and excellent benefits. They are seeking for a driven Senior Accountant, Corporate Accounting who will be joining their Corporate Accounting Team. S/He will focus on financial reporting and accounting policy.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of external reporting requirements, including SEC filings (Forms 10-Q, 10-K, and others), debt covenants and reporting packages, and any other public reporting or filing requirements;
  • Assist in the research and documentation of new standards and other technical accounting matters, processes and procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP and SEC reporting requirements;
  • Interact with internal and external auditors on SEC disclosures, controls and documentation in review of financial footnotes and related disclosures;
  • Review XBRL tagging in SEC filings for accuracy and completeness;
  • Liaise with tax and treasury, corporate finance, fund accountants, and other relevant departments to ensure that disclosure documents are accurately reported;
  • Participate in the management company close process, including assisting with the accounting for stock-based compensation, long term incentive plan, debt obligations, and leases;
  • Identify and implement process improvement initiatives and prepare ad hoc financial analyses as required for monthly and quarterly management reporting; and,
  • Participate in special ad hoc projects and analysis to support the senior and executive management teams as assigned.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (and/or equivalent experience). CPA required.
  • 3+ years’ relevant accounting or audit experience, preferably 2 or more years public accounting experience from Big 4 or Top 10 CPA firms.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, SEC (10K, 10Q) reporting requirements, account analysis, and accounting policy;
  • Strong ability to interpret and apply GAAP accounting guidance;
  • Solid reconciliation and analytical skills to understand and resolve complex problems;
  • Specific experience with Workiva, BPC and Workday systems a plus; and,
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • The successful candidate must have excellent organizational skills and be able to handle complex work efficiently and effectively;
  • Be a committed team player with a strong work ethic;
  • Self-starter with the ability to take initiative, ask questions, detect problems and provide solutions;
  • Ability to multi-task and efficiently manage time across competing activities/resources and manage projects/processes under tight deadlines; and,
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work effectively both individually and as a team.

Our client is an EOE committed to diversity and to equal opportunity employment.

Posted On: Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Compensation: up to $105K DOE + B

Position Contact
Eva Chiu
Managing Partner| Executive Search
(626) 608-5228,

Eva Chiu has 20 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities whereby helping you "Step Up in the World!" Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

  • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
  • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
  • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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