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Minimum USD hourly rate: 33.66
Maximum USD hourly rate: 36.06

Industry: Corporate Operations

Company: Nippon Life Global Investors Americas, Inc.

Functional Title: Sr. Staff Accountant

Department: Corporate Operations

Reports To: Assistant Manager of Finance and Administration (Sr. Director/CAO)

Overtime Eligible (Y/N): Y

Position Summary

Support the Assistant Manager with day-to-day duties. Responsible for general accounting functions including assisting in the preparation of monthly actual to budgets and financial statements.


  • (Closing) Prepare monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing journal entries and support the preparation of financial statements; maintain closing entry schedules.
  • (Daily operation) Verify the accuracy of invoices and accounting classifications assigned. Record day-to-day transactions related to advanced accounting in a timely manner.
  • (Payment) Prepare and process payments and wire transfers in accordance with the accounting policy.
  • (Vendor maintenance) Maintain vendor files, correspond with vendors and issue annual Form 1099.
  • (Settlement) Prepare monthly documents for expense settlement between parent company and affiliated companies and assist with requests as needed.
  • (Audit) Assist in coordinating the collection of necessary information requested by external auditors to ensure that audits are completed on time and efficiently.
  • (Tax) Prepare and pay quarterly Sales and Use tax and Commercial Rent Tax.
  • (Team Collaboration/Concur) Collaborates cross-functionally to develop operations,; Assist in the implementation of Concur system module, identify and suggest improvements for expense reports and procedures.
  • (Budget) Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and maintain monthly team budget and annual corporate budget reporting.
  • (Problem-Solving) Research and resolve invoice and entry discrepancies and
  • (Other) Perform other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3 + years’ experience in accounting or related
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), MS Dynamics and Concur is a
  • Fluency in English is required and proficiency in Japanese is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to compose
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy; organized and able to follow up on multiple tasks without direction and report to supervisor as needed.
  • A professional, flexible team player capable and willing to assume a wide variety of
  • Ability to report to the office on-site from Monday to Thursday is required.

The expected hourly rate for this position ranges from $33.66/hr. – $36.06/hr. (annualized gross base pay equivalent of $70,000 – $75,000). It is not typical for offers to be made at or near the top of the range. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to salary, overtime earnings, and a generous employee benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus based on qualitative performance factors.

In addition to a competitive base salary and discretionary bonus eligibility, we offer a generous benefits package which consists of the following:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – Premiums for employees are covered at 100% and premiums for dependents are covered at 70% by the company
  • 401k match and Money Purchase Plan (fully company-funded)
  • Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits
  • Up to 6 weeks of Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Current Hybrid Work Arrangements
  • Paid Holidays in addition to vacation days, floating days and paid sick time


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. This document is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required by the incumbents. Job responsibilities are subject to change, with or without notice. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities at any time at the Company’s sole discretion. This document does not constitute a contract of employment with you of any kind, express or implied for any duration, or with respect to any of its stated or omitted terms. As described in the Company’s employee handbook, the Company reserves the right to terminate your employment with or without cause, notice or reason at any time at its sole discretion.

NLGIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin, citizenship, immigration status, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

During the application process and, if hired, during employment, I agree to participate (if so requested by the Company and as not prohibited by applicable law) in testing to determine whether employees are under the influence of controlled drugs or illegal substances. Such tests or examinations will be performed by qualified professionals selected by the Company.

This submission of my application attests to the fact that the information that I have provided on my application, resume, given verbally, or provided on any other materials, is true and complete to the best of my knowledge and also constitutes authority to verify any and all information submitted on this application. I understand that any misrepresentation or omission of any fact in my application, resume or any other materials, or during any interviews, can be justification for refusal of employment, or, if employed, termination from the Company’s employ. The Company or its agents may seek to verify the information on this application. As such, I hereby authorize the Company or its agents to contact any former employer or any representative of any other organization to which I have made reference in this application, and I hereby authorize said employer and/or representative to provide information to the Company on my behalf. I also affirm that I have not signed any kind of restrictive document creating any obligation to any former employer that would restrict my acceptance of employment with the Company in the position I am seeking. I understand that this application is not an employment contract for any specific length of time between the Company and me, and that in the event I am hired, my employment will be “at will” and either the Company or I can terminate my employment with or without cause and with or without notice at any time. The Company may, at its sole discretion, hold in abeyance or revoke, amend or modify, abridge or change any benefit, policy practice, condition or process affecting its employees.

I acknowledge that I have read all of the above statements, and that I understand them.

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