General Ledger Accountant

  • Location
    Emeryville, California
  • Category
    Accountant - Financial
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Are you looking for a remote opportunity? Would you like to work with a publicly traded company? If these are things you are looking for, then we may have the right opportunity for you! Accounting Principals is looking to fill a General Ledger Accountant job opportunity for this well-established East Bay company. The right candidate should have at least 2 years of General Ledger experience as a GL Accountant or Staff Accountant. The candidate will report to the Assistant Controller and be responsible for assisting with the annual close processes (month, quarter and year-end). The role will prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial statement analysis. 


Responsibilities include:

- Assist with the month-end close, prepare financial reports, and analyze financial data

- Assist in the preparation of schedules required for monthly journal entries associated with cash, prepaid amortization, and fixed assets

- Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations

- Support Accounts Payable team and verify proper coding

- Ensure all journal entries are documented and scanned

- Assist with the preparation of the quarterly meetings

- Assist with the audit

- Assist accounting department on projects


Qualifications for the job should include:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required

- Experience working with a publicly traded company preferred

- Experience with union and certified payroll required

- Solid knowledge of accounting knowing your general accounting debits and credits (GAAP & SOX Controls)

- Comfortable working independently and meeting tight deadlines

- Attention to detail, problem-solver, analytical, and organized

- Strong communications both written and verbal  

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


Experience: Minimum of 2 years General Ledger experience

Compensation: $40.00 – $45.00

Employment Type: Temporary (2-3 months)


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