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Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting

Job ID: R-014086 Date posted: 04/08/2021 Primary Location CA-San Diego

Are you someone looking to leave public accounting or continue their Financial Reporting career in an exciting and growing company?

Are you a team player and interested in working with a high performing team?

Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role for you!

Job Overview:

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for reporting the results of the Company, assisting with required disclosures and validating externally reported financial data.

What will you do?

  • Preparation of the annual report on Form 10-K, the quarterly report on Form 10-Q, and subsidiary financial statements (including footnotes, management's discussion and analysis, and the supporting workbooks and related tie out binders)

  • Work closely with Investor Relations and FP&A in the preparation and validation of earning’s releases, investor presentations, monthly metric disclosures and other externally reported presentations

  • Identify and participate in the execution of key Sox Controls

What does success look like in the first 90 days?

A successful individual would be able to make an immediate impact on the team by applying previous accounting and reporting experience to ensure supporting documents, disclosures and financial statements are following GAAP. They would also demonstrate strong written communication skills when editing financial statements and communicating impact of accounting standards on business decisions.

What are we looking for?

We want someone with a strong accounting background that thrives in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment with multiple concurrent projects. This person should have excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills with a high level of attention to detail.

What skills, experiences, and education are required?

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience, with 1 to 2 years of relevant experience in Financial Reporting or public accounting

  • Understanding of internal controls and proper supporting documentation

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or related fields

  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • CPA license and/or experience with Workiva a plus

Why LPL? 

At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.

We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.

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Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lpl.com email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum.  During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card.  Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.

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