Accountant II

Corporate Finance Opportunity in Financial Services

Staff Accountant (Accountant II)


Location:          20 E Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ  85012

INTERNAL APPLICANTS:  All qualified internal applicants, irrespective of location, will be considered for all internally posted roles at this time.  Compensation range displayed in internal postings is the national average, and compensation decisions will be employee-location based. 

Summary:

The Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for supporting Advisor Group’s Accounting function, which broadly encompasses financial reporting and analysis, monthly close process, strong understanding of US GAAP, and maintaining controls over financial reporting. This role will primarily focus on accounting for Advisor Group’s General and Administrative expenses and providing analysis on trends.

Responsibilities:

  • Integral in month end close process
  • Prepare various monthly accrual entries
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and perform research as needed
  • Perform fluctuation analyses on significant variances in monthly results
  • Continuous improvement of accounting processes
  • Represent accounting department on projects in various business initiatives
  • Assist in preparation of external audit requests
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with colleagues across business units
  • Fixed asset registration and tracking
  • All other duties as assigned

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting is required
  • Active CPA highly preferred

Basic Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ combined experience in public accounting or in a large corporate accounting environment
  • Solid knowledge of financial statements and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Experience with general ledger applications; advanced proficiency in MS Office products, particularly Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter who will anticipate challenges and work proactively to resolve issues
  • Team player with customer service mentality

Preferred Requirements:

  • Public accounting experience at a Big 4 or large regional firm
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Equal Opportunity Employer

Advisor Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace and we hire the most qualified candidates without regard for age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, language differences, nationality or national origin, family or marital status, physical, mental, and developmental abilities (or the perception of a disability), genetic information, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, skin color, social or economic class, education, work and behavioral styles, political affiliation, military service, caste, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Eligibility

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Advisor Group.

Unqualified Applications

Advisor Group does not consider applications from candidates who do not meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job posting.

Recruiting Agencies

Advisor Group only accepts candidates from contracted recruiting firms and only for searches approved prior to submissions. Fees will not be paid for unsolicited submissions.