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Financial Reporting Accountant

Guitar Center Westlake Village, CA

  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

Job Title: Financial Reporting Accountant

The purpose of this job is to prepare periodic financial reporting for internal and external users in accordance with GAAP, supporting work paper schedules, and related analysis.

Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Assists with preparation of quarterly financial statements, notes and MD&A in accordance with GAAP and SEC requirements for Forms 10-Q and 10-K; prepares and maintains supporting work paper documentation for external auditor review
  • Prepares monthly financial statements for lender compliance and management reportingCompiles data and supporting schedules for monthly KPI reporting
  • Prepares journal entries and reconciles accounts for debt, equity and other accounts as assigned
  • Assists with technical accounting research and analysis to ensure proper application of GAAP to non-recurring, complex or new transactions
  • Assists with impairment and fair value analyses for fixed assets and intangible assets in accordance with ASC 360 and ASC 350
  • Assists in preparing quarterly earnings call script
  • Consolidates subsidiary activity in fixed assets, intangible assets and equity roll-forward schedules
  • Prepares information reports for Department of Commerce economic census
  • Prepares ad-hoc reports for equity investors, management and others, as assigned

To join our band, you'll need the following experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or 4 years of equivalent work experience) in Accounting
  • 2 years of relevant work experience (in addition to degree or years of previous experience)
  • 1 year of reporting or auditing experience, year of experience working with business intelligence or financial management applications (such as Essbase, PBCS/SmartView, PeopleSoft, etc.)
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel Understanding of GAAP and SEC reporting requirements (CPA or CPA candidate preferred)

Guitar Center

Why Work Here?

Awesome Leadership, dynamic cool environment, fast-growing, world-class technical staff

Guitar Center embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. We strive to craft lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost indescribable happiness that comes from playing an instrument. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion. Why join us? With a career at Guitar Center, you become part of the world's largest multi-channel musical instrument retailer. Whether at our Stores, Contact Centers, Distribution Centers, or Support Center, Guitar Center employees have a common goal: to help people find their sound and fill the world with more music. Love this gig and want to apply? Send your resume and cover letter today along with salary expectations! Guitar Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job‐related requirements. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request reasonable accommodation by calling 1‐818-735-8800 ext. 2862 or by sending an email to


Westlake Village, CA
Posted: 10 days ago