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Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global market leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. We are on a mission to redefine how organizations connect with their audiences - and that’s just the beginning! Organizations, big and small, depend on us to accurately publicize market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and investor relations websites, and generate social engagements that continuously develop interactions with their target audience.

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Staff Accountant - San Francisco

 Staff Accountant

BW Office: San Francisco, CA

Who We Are

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure services. We are on a mission to redefine how organizations connect with their audiences - and that’s just the beginning!  

Organizations, big and small, depend on us to accurately distribute market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and investor relations websites, and generate social engagements that continuously develop interactions with their target audiences.

About the Role

Staff Accountants are responsible for closing the books of their assigned entity or completing their assigned processes/tasks and performing analysis of accounts with various staff members with marginal supervision. Their responsibilities include, but are not limited to, journal entries, account analysis, payroll file processing, and tax payment/return filings. Good communication, attention to detail and organization are key critical attributes to the success of this position.

What You’ll Do

  • Review, analyze financial data (i.e. Aging reports, Lease schedules, Line item revenue and expense trends) and report variances & conditions to management

  • Prepare the books and schedules for annual audit

  • Prepare and issue quarterly and annual reports of their assigned entity or processes 

  • Research accounting issues and assist in adjusting policies and procedures 

  • Examine and analyze accounting records via the system (deductive reasoning)

  • Detect and evaluate significant findings and discuss those findings 

  • Work as a team member performing any and all functions necessary for the successful operation of the office as determined by the Corporate Controller

  • Ability to perform other duties and tasks as needed

What You’ll Need

  • Must be able to adjust, reconcile and balance general ledger accounts 

  • Must have a degree with concentration in accounting with elective courses in advance accounting or equivalent work experience 

  • Oracle Financials experience a plus and computer savvy in managing information 

  • Detail oriented

  • Must have deductive reasoning skills and an ability to multi‐task

  • Must be able to demonstrate dependability through punctuality and consistent attendance at work and be able to work overtime into the night and weekends

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must be able to work well with others in a diverse environment

  • Professional appearance and demeanor

All resumes and cover letters can be sent to recruiting@businesswire.com.

Business Wire is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Business Wire will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.