Accounting Assistant

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

Accounting Principals is working with one of our clients looking to fill an Accounting Assistant job for the corporate office located in Oakland, CA. The job is currently in a hybrid status, working in-office 2 days a week and 3 days remote. The right candidate will have at least 6 to a year of accounting experience preferably with Accounts Payable. You will be responsible for accounts payable, obtaining invoice approvals, coding, cutting and mailing checks, assisting with check run, assist in tax preparation, data entry, clerical accounting tasks, and work on projects as assigned.


Qualifications for the job include:

- Bachelor’s Degree is required (Accounting, Finance, Economics)

- Software experience with an ERP accounting package preferred

- Strong technically - Intermediate or Advanced Excel

- Solid knowledge accounting principles

- Able to work independently, take initiative, and quick to learn

- Comfortable working in-office

- Reliable, dedicated, and driven to get the job done

- Attention to detail, a problem-solver, and a multi-tasker

- Strong communications (written & verbal)

- Comfortable with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Outlook)


Experience: 6 months of accounting experience (Accounts Payable)

Compensation: $24.00 – $27.00

Employment Type: Temp to Hire (3 to 4 months temporary)


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