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Junior Staff Accountant

Remote (United States)

A new paradigm of computing


Magic Leap is a pioneer in spatial computing, developing groundbreaking augmented reality technology that seamlessly blends digital content with the real world. As the creator of the next computing platform, our mixed reality devices unlock new possibilities for how people interact with and experience their surroundings. 


Magic Leap could be your place if you want to be part of a united team where everyone is empowered and trusted to make an impact. At Magic Leap, you can explore innovative solutions and use your talents to solve real-world problems.


Working alongside industry experts, you can grow your skills and amplify human potential at the intersection of the physical and digital worlds. We know that successful change and progress accelerate diverse perspectives. As we shape our future, everyone's voice matters. Together, we can reimagine the world of work and, with our bold partners, make the impossible possible.


Magic Leap’s Accounting Team is responsible for managing and performing financial accounting activities across our organization, including a) Financial transaction recording standards, b) Control/reconciliation of accounts and records, c) Cost accounting/budgeting, d) Accounting reports/schedules for internal audiences (management reporting) and for external audiences (compliance reporting), and e) may include administrative/transactional accounting support work, such as ledger maintenance and data entry.


As an Junior Staff Accountant within our Accounting Team you will be an integral part of maintaining strict controls over cash, as well as assisting in controlling expenses and ensuring accurate reporting in the company’s financial statements. You will be part of a dedicated and helpful team that share common goals of providing accurate and timely financial information for the company decision makers. 


This is a great opportunity for someone growing in the accounting field to get real world experience in various areas of accounting including cash, purchasing, general ledger, vendor setup and maintenance; with the opportunity to take on additional challenges based on performance.


Location: This position is fully remote within the United States only. 


Training details: The selected candidate will be required to attend a two-week training session, at our headquarters in Plantation, FL. Travel expenses for the onsite training will be covered by the company. Accommodations and daily allowances will be provided as per company policy.  


What you’ll do 

  • Prepare weekly and monthly cash reconciliations for the international cash accounts including creating journal entries and analyzing bank statements to tie to the general ledger
  • Enter payments into banking systems for international payroll including tracking when payroll tax payments need to be made
  • Vendor entry and maintenance in SAP system in order to facilitate the creation of purchase orders and the paying of vendors timely
  • Collaborate with the travel department to create journal entries and reconciliations to the AMEX cards for airfare, hotel, and car rental
  • Account for the various company issued purchase cards held by individuals and departments of the company including creating journal entries and following up for reporting from the users
  • Prepare general ledger entries and reconciliations for accrued expenses, prepaids, and other accounts as needed
  • Support financial audits as needed by providing invoices and purchase orders as support and preparing schedules as needed


The experience you bring

  • 1-2 years of proven experience in office or professional settings, with a focus on accounting, demonstrating adeptness and competency in relevant responsibilities
  • Degree in Accounting or related field. We are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements
  • Proficiency and practical experience with Excel, including the utilization of formulas and VLookups
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated motivation to learn and inquire, coupled with a proactive approach to seeking clarity and understanding
  • Capable of working independently, showcasing self-reliance and initiative in completing tasks effectively


It’s exciting if you also have

  • Possess hands-on experience utilizing an automated accounting system like SAP, showcasing your ability to navigate and leverage such software for efficient financial management


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines


Please note that we do not accept any application documents via (e-)mail. Furthermore, we do not accept applications from recruitment agencies for this role.


All legitimate Magic Leap email communications will end with "@magicleap.com". Please carefully review all emails you receive, to ensure you only engage with legitimate representatives of Magic Leap. For the protection of your Personal Information, do not click any links, open any attachments, or further engage with any suspicious communications. In the event you receive an unexpected or suspicious communication claiming to come from Magic Leap, please reach out directly to [email protected] for assistance.


Accommodations

If you need an accommodation during the application, interviewing, or hiring process, you may request an accommodation by emailing [email protected]. Magic Leap will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.


Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location. In addition to salary, Magic Leap offers a discretionary bonus, equity, and a fully comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.


US Hourly Range: $17—$28 USD

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