• Senior Accountant

    Job Location US-CA-Calabasas
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/20/2018 2:50 PM)
  • Overview

    Brighter futures start here.  Welcome to BrightView.  We’re a team of talented professionals, driven by results and relationships, and committed to taking care of each other, clients, and communities.


    BrightView was recently formed through the combination of landscape industry pioneers and leaders, Brickman and ValleyCrest.  This defining event united more than 140 years of experience, an extraordinary portfolio of high-profile projects and clients, and a vast, national network of expertise and innovation. As one and true to our name, we’re reinventing the industry while affording our 22,000+ team members access to the most comprehensive training, resources, benefits, mentorship, and opportunities for career advancement.


    A brighter future is in your hands.  We’re currently seeking a Senior Accountant.


    The Senior Accountant will work closely with the Director of Finance and Regional Controller to support the ongoing business unit finance and accounting functions.  This is a key accounting role responsible for general accounting functions, month-end close, variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliations and other related ad hoc activities.


    The successful candidate will possess strong accounting and financial acumen with strong attention to detail, and must be a strong communicator and be detailed oriented.


    Key responsibilities include:

    • Take a leadership role in the month-end close process.
    • Other accounting duties will include preparing journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and other fluctuation analysis.
    • Assist Regional Controller in ensuring adequate internal controls are being monitored and maintained including compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements.
    • Work with external audit firm on annual and interim audits and preparing documentation for audit selections.  
    • Work with branch offices to troubleshoot accounting issues related to billings, A/R, A/P, payroll etc.
    • Ad hoc analyses where required to support finance operations.

    Requirements for the position include:

    • Four year accounting degree – CPA preferred
    • 5+ years previous public accounting experience, Controller or Financial Reporting Manager of similar size market/business
    • Strong analytical & communication skills
    • High level of proficiency in Excel to perform spreadsheet and financial analysis
    • Experience with JD Edwards and TM1 preferred.
    • Project Coordination – Working with a Project Manager, manage document control including change orders, billings, field production tracking, purchasing documentation and contract administration
    • Must have effective oral and written communication skills
    • Must be able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Must have a strong work ethic
    • Proficient with computer software programs including MS Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) 


    • Competitive salary
    • Paid time off
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance


    BrightView Landscapes, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.


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