Staff Accountant - Analyst

  • Location
    Oakland, California
  • Category
    Accountant - Financial
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Are you looking to be a part of a non-profit with a great mission statement? Do you want a great benefit package, flexibility, and career growth? If these are attributes, you’re looking for we may have the perfect job for you. Accounting Principals is looking to fill a Staff Accountant - Analyst job opportunity for this East Bay company located in Oakland, CA. This position is hybrid, working both in-office and remote! The right candidate should have 2 years of accounting experience and be comfortable with the General Ledger. The position will report to the Finance Manager and be a part of small team and fast paced organization. The role will be responsible for working heavily in the General Ledger on the month-end close, account reconciliations, analysis, and assisting with other duties and projects as assigned


Responsibilities include:

- Responsible for working in the General Ledger

- Assist with the annual close process (month, quarter & year-end)

- Various account and bank reconciliations as well as analysis

- Prepare and post journal entries

- Prepare and analyze Budget versus Actual and Financial Statements

- Assist with the financial reporting

- Comfortable bring cross-trained (AP, AR, Payroll)

- Assist on projects as assigned



- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, but open to a candidate with the right experience and background

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

- Software experience with a medium to large ERP (NetSuite preferred)

- Team player, collaborative, multi-task oriented

- Self-motivated, proactive, and meets deadlines

- Attention to detail, analytical, and organized

- Solid communications (written & verbal)  

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


Experience: 2 years of Accounting experience (Staff Accountant, Bookkeeper, Accounting Assistant/Clerk)

Compensation: $65,000 – $70,000

Employment Type: Direct Hire


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