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Date Posted:  Nov 2, 2021
Company:  Data Analysis Inc

Title:  Staff Accountant III (Tax / Benefits/ Payroll / GAAP) - 741

Onsite/ Hybrid/ Remote

This job has a hybrid work schedule. Employees can work a mix of onsite and from home days. 

About Us

Data Analysis Inc (DAI) is the parent company of a global group of privately held firms in fields ranging from institutional equity markets to digital investment news and information to omnichannel communication solutions. DAI provides leadership, oversight, and strategic direction and shapes the purpose, vision, and mission of these firms. Shared services include administration, finance, and human resources. DAI’s global team embraces an entrepreneurial-focused environment fostering collaboration, teamwork, and creativity with a dynamic culture that emphasizes the value of its associates and their dedication to success. We strive to be leaders in our field, innovators with a history of being in the forefront of using technology to deliver our services. Data Analysis Inc is based in Los Angeles, California. 



The Accountant will be responsible for various general accounting operations including general ledger reconciliations, month-end closing entries, preparation of state and local tax filings, benefits and payroll reconciliations, year-end audit preparation, and the support of financial reporting activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares monthly G/L account reconciliations in compliance with GAAP
  • Analyzes account activity, understands company trends, and detects issues and errors
  • Prepares sales and use, property, business license, and other state and local tax returns. Performs tax research as needed
  • Processes, reconciles, and records employee benefits related transactions
  • Record payroll activity
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information, special projects as assigned.
  • Identify and suggest ways to improve department efficiency and accuracy
  • Assists with financial and tax audits 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum 3 years of accounting experience
  • CPA certification is highly desirable 
  • Institutional investment research and broker-dealer industry experience a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages
  • Strong MS Excel skills including VLOOKUP’s and pivot tables
  • Accuracy and attention to detail 

Working Conditions

Must be able to perform the essential job duties.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each work day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.  

Equal Opportunity Employer

Data Analysis Inc is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles