Staff Accountant

Finance Glendale, California Mountain View, California


​​About LegalZoom

We're here to make legal help accessible to all. LegalZoom transformed the legal industry with the launch of our online services and groundbreaking technology in 2001. Since then, millions of customers have counted on us to officially start and run businesses, protect brands and intellectual property, and look after loved ones through wills and trusts.

As the industry leader for over 20 years, innovation remains at the center of all we do. We're creative thinkers and problem solvers with a passion for building legal and tax products that make a positive impact on the world, and we're always looking for exceptional people to push us further.

With us, you'll do work that's as rewarding as it is challenging with a team where every voice matters and diversity, equality, and inclusion are truly embraced. Together, we'll continue to democratize the law and make a real difference in the lives of millions.


Since March 2020, our Zoomers have worked remotely and reported an overall better work-life balance with more time for family and personal wellness.

At the end of 2021, LegalZoom made the official commitment to being a remote-first company. Remote-first means that there is no expectation that Zoomers come into an office for a fixed number of days outside of those employees identified as essential onsite workers. While we remain a remote-first culture, our local offices have evolved as collaboration spaces for Zoomers to meet and engage in person.

This position will be (remote/or SF Bay Area or LA Metro location/s).


As part of this dynamic team, the global Finance team is seeking an accounting professional who is familiar with a variety of accounting concepts, practices, and procedures and can bring such skills to a fast growing and innovative company.  We seek an individual who embraces challenges and can rely on his/her experience, educational background and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals. 

You will
  • Provide ownership over the following areas of accounting including but not limited to: expense accruals, deferred costs and prepaid expense amortization schedules, fixed assets, cash transactions, cost of sales entries and bank reconciliations
  • Prepare journal entries as part of the monthly close cycle
  • Responsible for reconciling and reviewing balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare and review expense accruals for completeness and accuracy and provide commentary and explanations
  • Analyze and comment on monthly, quarterly, annual variances within income statement and balance sheet line items
  • Assist in the review and documentation of internal control and provide recommendations for improvement or automation where necessary
  • Ability to interact and work with our business units to determine proper accounting treatment for various transactions
  • Ability to work with external auditors and support financial statement, tax and other audits, as necessary
  • Assist with ad hoc reports and requests from the business
You have
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required
  • CPA preferred, or expected track to CPA obtainment within 2 years. Must already have obtained all finance and accounting units required to sit for the CPA exam in California
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office including advanced in Excel
  • Ability to interact and work with various business units to resolve issues
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Critical thinking and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Collaboration and able to work within a team environment
  • Able to work under pressure in a dynamic environment with tight deadlines
  • Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize multiple deliverables

LegalZoom is a remote-first company and the national range for this role is ($56,700-$79,200). Actual compensation offered will depend on several factors including but not limited to: geographic location, work experience, education, skill level, and/or other business and organizational needs. In addition, an annual bonus, incentive bonus and/or restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package. You will also receive a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits as seen below.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 401k, With Matching Contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Plus other wellness benefits to include:


  Mental Health

  One Medical

  Fringe lifestyle benefits up to $250

 Join us in making a difference as we build our future and help ensure access to professional legal advice to all! LegalZoom is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  LegalZoom prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.