Accountant Global Finance

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Date: Apr 5, 2019

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  29359
Experience Level: Entry-Level 
Other Location(s): N/A  
Relocation offered: No
Travel required: None

Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.


Our Global Finance Group partners with other Capital Group departments to proactively provide relevant, timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis, innovative solutions and other insightful information that impacts business decision-making while protecting company interests.

As an Accountant in the Corporate Accounting group based in Irvine, CA, you will work on standardized and recurring assignments partnering with senior staff on complex projects, analyses and tasks.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  • Support monthly close cycle activities, prepare income statements, balance sheets, account reconciliations, and other financial schedules
  • Assist with various accounting and financial reporting tasks, completing audit / regulatory requirements
  • Preparation, review and presentation of corporate financial results
  • Researching complex accounting matters, analyzing/addressing period operating results compared to prior period and budget, streamlining and improving efficiency of reporting and processes
  • Completing ad hoc analyses and interacting/partnering with associates at various levels across the organization, as well as work with external auditors


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance required; CPA and/or MBA strongly preferred
  • 2-5 years of experience in public and/or private accounting within a larger corporate environment
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and experience in researching complex accounting matters for proper treatment
  • Demonstrates an exceptional standard of quality involving accuracy, attention to detail, organization as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to identify process improvement opportunities for processes and reports
  • Strong computer skills, including Excel and experience with an enterprise accounting system such as SAP


Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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