Staff Accountant I or II - Accounts Payable

SoCalGas, Los Angeles, California

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Date Posted February 22, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified


Primary Purpose

Performs specific accounting, regulatory, reporting and financial assignments. Identifies operational, accounting and regulatory issues within the individual area of responsibility. Collaborates with senior staff, supervisor and/or manager to develop solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs accounting, regulatory, reporting and financial analysis and review primarily on assignments in the area of their knowledge.
  • Prepares internal and external financial reports.
  • Maintains accounting and financial records of the Company.
  • Implements accounting, regulatory, reporting and financial treatment for new and existing operations, regulations and laws based on management's direction.
  • Responds to inquiries of shareholders, suppliers, outside departments, government agencies, auditors and employees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).
NOTE: This position can be filled at a different level based on the final scope of job responsibilities and job requirements.



  • Bachelor's Degree Requires a bachelor's degree preferably in accounting, finance, economics or related business administration field or equivalent experience. Required

Staff Accountant I: 1-2 years relevant experience or equivalent training and/or experience. Required

Staff Accountant II: 3 years previous public and/or professional accounting experience. Required

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to convey in original written correspondence and reports in a clear and concise manner, adapted to customer needs (technical and non-technical audience).
  • Ability to develop alternative recommendations to issues within areas of responsibility.
  • Requires knowledge of accounting methods and techniques and the ability to apply both in problem-solving.
  • Skills in organizing, planning, controlling and coordinating individual activities.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Positively influences others by action or example.
Licenses and Certifications

  • CPA, CMA, MBA and/or other professional certificates/advanced degrees are desirable. Preferred
Southern California Gas Company is an EEO/AA Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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