Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Senior Accountant

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles seeks a Senior Accountant. Under the supervision of the Finance Director, the Senior Accountant will prepare various reports, conduct monthly audits, and apply accounting principle to the work.  The Senior Accountant will also assist the Finance Director with ad-hoc reports and audits, and serve as a back up to other team members.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepares various account analysis including 17 cash accounts maintained by the agency on a monthly basis.
  • Monthly account analysis for all Balance Sheet accounts.
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset worksheet and depreciation schedule
  • Work with Payroll vendor and Payroll accountant for Payroll issues.
  • Research and analysis of Accounts Receivable account.
  • Audit Payroll on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Cash monitoring for both operation and payroll and to ensure that we have enough cash for both check run and payroll (bi-weekly)
  • Produces ad-hoc monthly financial statement – consolidation of all tiers to have a soft close month.
  • Assist the Senior Accountant on grant monitoring, tracking and updating.
  • Solid back up for AP staff, Senior Accountant and Payroll staff.
  • Assist Director of Finance in a multi – layered Budget reporting as necessary
  •  Compile Annual audit documentation and Retirement Audit schedules.
  • Maintains employee relations and morale at the highest possible levels to insure optimum employee performance and standards of conduct.
  • Other Duties as Assigned
Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting (required)
  • 8 plus years working in a senior level and in fast paced environment (required)
  • Knowledge and experience on multiple grants, contract administration, budget planning and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Proven analytical skill  experience on Financial statement is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of the full cycle of Payroll – highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable cycle – highly desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication  and positive interpersonal skills 
  • Experience working in diverse cultural settings, pro-active and ability to relate and identify with the specific needs of the department as well as other staff.
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office is highly desirable.
Compensation and Benefits: This is a full-time position.  Advancing Justice offers a generous benefits package. Parking also is provided. 
Application Process: Interested candidates should submit via email to [email protected]
Please send 1) a cover letter explaining your interest in the position 2) Resume.  
Agency Description: 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles is the nation’s largest Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) legal and civil rights organization and serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice - LA’s mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. Through direct legal services, impact litigation, policy analysis and advocacy, leadership development and capacity building, Advancing Justice - LA seeks to serve the most vulnerable members of the AANHPI community while also building a strong AANHPI voice for civil rights and social justice.  Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Advancing Justice - LA only accepts resumes as PDF or Microsoft Word files with no macros enabled.

For Legal Help

Advancing Justice - LA’s hotlines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, consumer, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights.

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356
हिंदी 855.971.2552


도움이 필요하십니까?: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583
Cần sự giúp đỡ: 800.267.7395


Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.