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Executive Assistant - Finance
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Wedbush Morgan Securities | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Wedbush Securities is a full-service investment bank and brokerage firm headquartered in the financial district of downtown Los Angeles. Our accounting and finance department is seeking an experienced Financial Reporting Accountant who will report to the Financial Reporting Manager and Corporate Controller.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Prepare the quarterly and annual Wedbush Securities and consolidated Parent Company U.S. GAAP financial statements
* Prepare internal financial reporting packages for upper management
* Assist in the quarterly and annual regulatory filings
* Interact and work with various departments within the firm to assemble supporting documentation, reconcile differences and calculate pieces critical to the financial statements
* Analyze monthly and annual financial statement fluctuations
* Coordinate annual forecasting process and forecast vs actual quarterly fluctuation analysis
* Coordinate with internal and external financial auditors
* Help document accounting policies and procedures
* Research accounting standards, guidance and pronouncements

Experience and Skills

* BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Business, or Economics with emphasis in Accounting/Finance preferred
* Must have public accounting background, preferably from Big 4 or a top tier accounting firm
* Thorough knowledge and understanding of U.S. GAAP
* CPA preferred
* Financial or securities industry experience preferred
* Highly meticulous, well organized, and detail oriented
* Ability to analyze processes and improve efficiency of procedures
* Strong analytical and accounting skills and knowledge
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Knowledge of Great Plains is a plus

About Wedbush Morgan Securities

Wedbush Morgan Securities (http://www.wedbush.com/), headquartered in Los Angeles, is a member of the New York Stock Exchange. Wedbush has met the financing needs of numerous successful growth companies across a variety of industries through public offerings, private placements, and financial advisory services.