Accountant Analyst Senior CGC
Capital Group Companies - Irvine, CA

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The Capital Group Companies, Inc. is a global leader in investment management. Our businesses encompass The American Funds, one of the largest mutual fund groups in the U.S., as well as global institutional investment management of large pools of capital for pensions and endowments and wealth management for high net worth individuals. The companies within our organization independently manage more than $1 trillion in assets.

Our Worldwide Corporate Financial Services Group partners with other Capital Group departments to proactively provide relevant, timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis, innovative solutions and other insightful information that impacts business decision-making while protecting company interests.

We are currently seeking a creative, motivated and energetic individual to join our department as a Senior Accountant Analyst.

Specific responsibilities for this role include: preparation, review and presentation of corporate financial results, assisting with various accounting and financial reporting tasks, completing audit / regulatory requirements, researching complex accounting matters, analyzing / addressing period operating results compared to prior period and budget, streamlining and improving efficiency of reporting and processes, and completing ad hoc analyses. The individual in this role will interact/partner with associates at various levels across the organization, as well as work with external auditors.

Hiring Criteria
Qualifications: 
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other related area 
5-7 years of experience in public and/or private accounting within a larger corporate environment (2-3 years in public big four preferred) 
Extensive knowledge of GAAP and experience in researching complex accounting matters for proper treatment 
CPA highly preferred 
Ability to think conceptually and analytically about key impacts of operations on financial results 
Ability to work as a team member 
Initiative to work independently and contribute to department goals 
Strong verbal and written communications skills 
Ability to identify process improvement opportunities for processes and reports 
Ability to lead others while maintaining effective business relationships with associates throughout the organization 
Strong computer skills, including Excel and experience with an enterprise accounting system such as SAP

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The Capital Group Companies, founded in 1931, has built a business being a steady Eddy for its clients. As a rule, the investment firm...