Accounting Analyst

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Title :

Accounting Analyst

Location :

Orange County

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Based in Los Angeles or Orange County, the Accounting Analyst will be an integral part of the accounting department.

This role reports to the Asst. Manager, Accounting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the month-end and year-end close process;
  • Analyze variances of actual financial results to prior periods and budget;
  • Provide support for financial statement, tax, and compliance audits;
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations;
  • Complete property and sales and use tax filings;
  • Assist with accounts payable processing;
  • As an advanced user of the accounting and accounts payable software systems, provide training to end users, configure and test updates, and troubleshoot issues;
  • Communicate with other departments to obtain information required for accounting analysis;
  • Identify and implement process improvements proactively;
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis independently;
  • Contribute to department and firmwide special projects, collaborating with key personnel in various departments as appropriate.


  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail oriented and is effective in problem solving.
  • The candidate must be committed to quality, customer service, teamwork, and supporting department goals.
  • This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, superior attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • The candidate must have strong technology skills, including intermediate to expert level Excel skills, and ability to master and leverage accounting systems and new technology solutions.


  • A four-year degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related field is required.
  • 1-2 years of accounting experience is preferred.
  • Experience designing and implementing process improvements preferred.


Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.


Compensation & Benefits:

The annual compensation range for this position is $70-85k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.

Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all partners, employees and applicants and, in accordance with the applicable federal and state laws, does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, matriculation or political affiliation, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status or partnership status, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, personal appearance, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, arrest or conviction record, or on any other basis prohibited by law.