Jul 09, 2019

Senior Accounting Analyst (CPA) - Los Angeles, CA

  • Planned Parenthood
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Finance Healthcare / clinics Health Care

Job Description

Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is seeking an experienced Senior Accounting Analyst with excellent customer service skills to work in our Downtown Los Angeles Headquarters.  Under the general supervision of the Senior Director of Finance and Controller, the Senior Accounting Analyst will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of PPLA’s general ledger and financial statements.  This position is expected to function with a minimum amount of oversight while performing complex accounting work that requires the application of accounting theories, concepts, principles and standards to the financial activities of PPLA.  The work involves preparing and analyzing financial statements, analyzing variances between actual and budget as well as monthly variances, preparing cash flow analysis, reconciling accounts and verifying them to source documents, and preparing analytical schedules necessary for the financial audit.
 
Over one hundred years ago, Planned Parenthood was founded on the idea that everyone should have the information and care they need to live strong, healthy lives and fulfill their dreams. Founded 52+ years ago, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is one of the largest providers of reproductive health care services in Los Angeles County. The Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (PPLA) team works together to provide high-quality, affordable reproductive health care to women, men, and young people across Los Angeles County. At PPLA, you will discover a culture of like-minded individuals who are eager to make positive contributions to their community and to the Planned Parenthood mission.

Our Ideal Candidate will have the following qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License required
    • At least four (4) years general accounting experience including journal entry preparation and account reconciliation
    • Experience working with budgets and performing variance analyses
    • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains), FRX reporting, Excel and Word

About the position:

    • Perform timely and accurate month-end closing of the general ledger, typically handling the more sensitive, difficult or complex closing activities
    • Analyze financial results in comparison to the budget, as well as comparisons by month and prior year. Identify trends or anomalies in accounting system transactions and evaluate their significance of impact to ongoing programs, operations, and financial statements
    • Reconcile accounts to their source documents and maintain lead schedules that will be necessary for the financial audit. Propose and execute adjustments related to reconciliations in timely manner
    • Provide in-depth analysis and reconciliations of complex financial data to ensure that applicable regulations and accounting procedures are observed
    • Perform analytical review and reconciliation of all assigned balance sheet accounts and ensure the accuracy and completeness of all transactions
    • Maintain Fixed Asset records, including but not limited to depreciation and other schedules
    • Lead or participate in the support of work paper development and tasks related to external financial audits
    • Prepare and / or review journal entries as needed. Work closely with Senior Director of Finance and Controller and activities associated with the timely, efficient and accurate month-end closing of the General Ledger
    • Participate in internal and external audits conducted to ensure compliance with required County, State or Federal programs, procedures and requirements
    • Prepare month end inventory valuation schedule, analyze inventory month over month and evaluate variances in medication costs
    • Prepare reports such as inventory turnover report and coordinate with the purchasing department to update PAR levels and acquisition costs for inventory
    • Monthly and quarterly reconciliation of investment accounts and preparing the roll forward schedules. Book appropriate Journal Entries for all dividends, interest income, realized and unrealized gains/loss reconciling items associated with donor funds
    • Review all invoices for appropriate General Ledger coding and accounting

Generous salary and benefits package includes:

    • Medical, dental, and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents
    • Free basic life/AD&D policy with additional voluntary coverage options
    • Short Term Disability, Critical Illness and Accident policies
    • 403(b) Retirement plan with up to 3% employer match
    • Medical and Dependent Flexible Spending Account plans
    • Public Transportation and Commuter Pre-Tax Reimbursements
    • Generous vacation, sick, and holiday benefits
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Los Angeles County Ordinance No. 184852.
 

Title / Level of Responsibility

Manager, Officer

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