If you have an Accounting Degree with strong Excel skills, this is for you! Our corporate Finance department is hiring a motivated Staff Accountant to join the Financial Accounting team. This is an entry-to-mid-level Accounting position, ideal for Accountants seeking to grow their career with one of the industry's premier firms. We will consider recent college grads and also experienced Accountants with 1-4 years' of accounting experience.
This position includes preparing account reconciliations, monthly accruals and allocations, and analyzing P&L accounts for management.
Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to
Preparing journal entries
Accruals and allocations
Assist with special projects and analyses
What’s in it for you:
A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance (click here to learn more)
Extensive paid time off, including extensive paid parental leave for all full-time regular employees with one year of service
A culture where continuous improvement, innovation, and growth are top of mind
Working for a Company that believes diversity and inclusion is paramount
Learning and development: our learning culture encourages and supports learning and development, both on a professional and personal level
Working alongside the industry’s best and brightest; we hire people just like you every day!
Company-provided Care.com membership
Discounts to area fitness centers, large retail chains, cell phone providers, tickets, and more
Dress for your Day dress code -- jeans and sneakers are acceptable if your day permits it
Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.
Ideal Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
1-4 years’ previous accounting experience
Advanced MS Excel proficiency required
Familiarity with Workday a strong plus
Proven analytical skills
Attention to detail
Excellent communications & client service skills
Highly motivated with excellent technical, problem solving and analytical skills
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Able to interact in a professional manner with employees and colleagues at all levels across the organization
Clear and effective communicator
Able to work independently
Detail oriented and organized
Able to work well with ever changing priorities and/or situations
Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment that experiences a lot of change/heavy volume
Able to work on multiple projects (with various departments and components) at the same time
Able to focus for extended periods of time with specific attention to detail
Strong technical skills and/or application knowledge. Knowledge of Microsoft Office financial systems/applications
Additional Salary Information: $8,000 per year in tuition reimbursement; 23 paid time off days per year; 9 paid Holidays
Internal Number: ID 2018-2831
About Legg Mason
As a leading global asset management firm, Legg Mason offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our passion for investing, and our commitment to putting clients first in everything we do. Whether you have industry experience and are seeking new challenges or are just beginning your career, we invite you to explore the many advantages of joining our global team.With a presence in every major financial center across the globe, we are always looking for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership and collaboration. If you're passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the many opportunities at Legg Mason today.