Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Emeryville, California
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Accounting Principals is looking for a Senior Accountant for a direct hire opportunity in Emeryville, CA. This position is open based on the company needing help with is accounting team after COVID forced lay-offs. This position is looking to up to 90K based on experience and this will be a full time 40 hour work week.  

This is a hands-on position in most aspects of accounting for the company with responsibilities to include billings and collections, reconciliations, general ledger maintenance and generating financial reports for senior management.  The company is in the Food Manufacturing industry and experience with that will stand out to the client!

Job Skills required:

  • Accounting experience in fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 6+ years’ experience in accounting
  • In depth knowledge of ASC-842 (lease accounting)
  • Ability to track long term fixed assets
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Administrative and organization skills
  • Multi-tasking and accuracy of work product is a must
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Team Player is a must
  • Ability to cross train with other accounting staff

    Job Responsibilities:

    Will assist the owner and CFO with certain HR responsibilities. 

    Responsible for maintaining the general ledger including cash reconciliation, credit card reconciliation, monthly recurring journal entries, booking equipment leases and loans.

    Responsible for booking accruals and prepaids – must understand how to analyze these accounts.

    Responsible for AR – which includes booking billings and cash, checks and credit card transactions daily.  Daily billing reconciliations; process, review and post credit and debit memos, review collections reports and work with the CFO on timing of collections.  Must understand and have reported sales tax in multiple jurisdictions.

    Responsible for monthly commissions, will work closely with sales staff to ensure the accuracy of the commissions.

    Responsible for month end closes of A/R, G/L and cash.

    Compensation program:

    Base Pay – between $75K to $90K depending on experience – will include overtime


    Medical, dental Insurance

    Retirement Program – 401(k)


    If you are interested in this or other Senior Accountant positions available through Accounting Principals please submit your resume today at !

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