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General Ledger Staff Accountant

General Ledger Staff Accountant

Location 
US-CA-San Francisco
Job ID 
33803

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Summary

Esurance is hiring a Staff Accountant to join our Accounting team in the San Francisco, CA office.  As the Staff Accountant you will perform general ledger maintenance and reconciliation as well as other duties to assist with the monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger (GL) close process.  Additionally, as the Staff Accountant you will provide assistance with implementing policies and procedures to ensure financial transactions are being executed appropriately while collaborating with other departments in terms of financial reviews, and assists with filing and preparing tax and personal property statements.

Responsibilities

  • Participates in various accounting functions to include; general ledger maintenance and reconciliation, fixed assets, cash and revenue/expense accounting
  • Accountable for providing assistance with the monthly, quarterly and yearly financial close processes
  • In collaboration with the Supervisor Accounting, assists in implementing accounting policies and procedures to ensure all financial transactions are executed according to GAAP principles
  • Participates in cross-functional teams to implement finance department/corporate initiatives
  • Provides ad-hoc analysis to the accounting team when requested

Qualifications

  • Experience working with general ledger systems required, PeopleSoft highly desired
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills required (VLooksUps, Pivot Tables, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability build relationships with internal and external clients
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision
  • Teamwork-oriented

Experience / Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred, Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • 2 or more years of accounting experience preferred
  • Understanding of GAAP and all applicable accounting rules and regulations required

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