GL Accountant Job Description

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Last update : July 14, 2023

GL Accountant Job Description

A General Ledger Accountant is responsible for recording transactions on the general ledger.

A general ledger accountant is responsible for recording transactions on the general ledger.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a GL Accountant to join our team! We’re a fast-growing company with a lot of opportunity for career growth. If you’re a detail-oriented problem solver with a passion for numbers, we want to hear from you!

GL Accountant Duties:

  • Prepare accurate and reliable financial statements for the company
  • Keep accurate records of transactions
  • Perform financial transactions such as paying bills and preparing deposits
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Maintain the accounting records of the company
  • Systematize, organize, and interpret financial data
  • Research and resolve accounting problems

GL Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and process all journal entries, allocations, and corrections; oversee all fixed assets, depreciation, and accruals; oversee preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reports and analysis; prepare and forecast cash flows
  • Confirm compliance with tax authorities such as the IRS, DOR, EDD, and CA State Board of Equalization
  • Maintain accurate records, including system backups
  • Maintain internal controls over financial reporting
  • Support accounting team to prepare quarterly financial statements, including analyzing variance reports
  • Support senior management to analyze financial results and new business opportunities
  • Perform ad hoc projects as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • 2+ years proven experience in public accounting
  • Solid knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and reporting requirements
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven ability to analyze and interpret financial data
  • Ability to prepare financial statements,

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to our success as a business. We are committed to building a team that reflects our values of diversity and inclusion, and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

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