Senior Accountant

  • Location
    San Jose, California
  • Salary
    $ 45 - $ 50
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Senior Accountant

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity that provides excellent growth opportunities? Do you have at least 5 years of accounting experience with an excellent understanding of GAAP? We are looking for a senior accountant for a new job opportunity in San Jose, CA. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's in accounting, at least five year of experience, and have experience using NetSuite. This role has long term opportunities and we encourage all interested individuals to apply as soon as possible for more information.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including:

  • Month and end-year process
  • Cash receipts
  • General ledger
  • Revenue and expenditure variance analysis
  • Reconciliations
  • Other responsibiliites as required
  • Additional Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Supervising and overseeing the work of direct reports
  • Coordinate and complete annual audits
  • Provide recommendations
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
  • Responsible for setting performance standards for accounting staff and performs meaningful evaluation of performance, production, and attitude to ensure compliance with company’s policies, standards and expectations. Provides coaching and training as needed.
  • Meet financial accounting objectives
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Minimum Required Qualifications:
    To perform this job successfully, and individual must possess an advanced level of accounting and auditing skills and must be proficient in current professional accounting and auditing standards. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Proven working experience as a Senior Accountant
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • BS degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in accounting function
  • Extensive and current working knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience supervising and overseeing the work of direct reports (hourly, non-exempt)
  • Proficient financial analysis skills, ability to produce and analyze revenue, labor, and operating statistics reports and provide strategic recommendations toward achievement of overall profitability and efficiency goals.
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to demonstrate effective communication with a diverse group and multiple levels of the organization
  • Strong and proactive work ethic, and ability to work effectively in team and individual settings

    If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please apply online today!

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