Staff Accountant - Junior
The Spirit of the Position:
LAZ's continued growth has created an opportunity in the Client Reporting Services department for a talented Staff (JR) Accountant with public and/or private accounting experience to join our professional team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for all aspects of monthly accounting and reporting for an assigned region comprised of 25-35 managed parking locations.
This position is at the Home Office located in Hartford, CT.
Perform required month-end close activities for each location, including accurate preparation and recording of all journal entries.
Reconcile and record activity from daily cash reports, credit card activity reports, and bank statements.
Complete individual location bank reconciliations using auto matching application.
Reconcile all location Balance Sheets and related asset, liability and equity accounts.
Prepare analysis and lead sheets, when appropriate.
Compile and prepare comprehensive monthly financial report packages and submit timely to the field for review and approval.
Meet monthly financial report submission deadlines to GM and client in line with management agreement and client expectations.
Other duties as assigned by Regional Accountants to support the department, field, and client.
BA/BS Degree in Accounting
Experience and proven ability in demonstrating analytical, organizational, and time management skills.
Ability to work independently, be a self-starter, and effectively interface and communicate both through written and verbal means.
Excellent computer skills, including high and proven proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Adobe, and Outlook).
Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in General Accounting or Finance with application of GAAP.
Experience with multiple location responsibilities and meeting reporting deadlines is required.
Commercial Property Management accounting and client financial reporting experience a plus.
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT
To be hired, all candidates must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen.
LAZ Parking is an equal opportunity employer. In all our employment practices, including hiring, we are firmly committed to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetics, Vietnam era, special disabled, recently separated and other protected veterans, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. No question in our application process is used for the process of limiting or excluding any applicant's consideration for employment on such grounds.
LAZ Parking participates in E-Verify.
LAZ Parking is one of the largest operators in the growing multi-billion dollar US parking industry. Founded in 1981, LAZ operates hundreds of thousands of parking spaces from offices all across the country. When it comes to parking, we're the experts!
Most importantly, LAZ is a PEOPLE FIRST company with a mission to "create opportunities for our employees and value for our clients". If you're looking to join a growing company led by passionate people committed to being the best, contact us today!