Accountant / Bookkeeper

  • Location
    Sacramento, California
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Junior Accountant


Accounting Principals is seeking a Junior Accountant with 2 -5 years direct experience. Our client, based in Elk Grove, CA is looking to fill this role as soon as possible. Our ideal candidate is comfortable in a collaborate environment. The company has a very cool culture, small but awesome team.

  • Email your resume and availability to interview to for immediate consideration.
  • Responsibilities:


  • Day-to-day accounting duties related to Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable (AP/AR)
  • Review and process up to 40 vendor invoices per week as well as employee expense reports
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and external regulations
  • Manage relationship with clients and meet billing objectives by setting clients up in the system
  • Maintain strong partnership with management teams (Sales & Accounting)
  • Enter and post vouchers in the accounting system (process checks and payments in Automated Clearing House (ACH), maintain paper and electronic vendor files
  • Complete daily credit card expense reconciliation and codification
  • Analyze current accounting procedures and implement innovative changes to streamline process
  • Set-up / maintain subcontractors in the system and identify areas to streamline collection process
  • Create and process year-end 1099’s
  • Assist in monthly journal entries, month-end closing and account reconciliations
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Protect the company’s values by adhering to their strict confidentially guidelines



  • Quickbooks online experience REQUIRED
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (or any equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • 2-5 years of direct Accounting experience preferred
  • 2-5 years of Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Received (AR) required
  • Must have experience doing invoicing
  • Skills:

  • Strong organization and attention to detail
  • Strong critical thinking abilities
  • Excellent customer service and demonstrated ability to handle conflicting deadlines with ease
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Employment type: Long term temp to hire opportunity

    Location and hours: Elk Grove, CA / 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, 40 hours per week (M – F)

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