Staff Accountant in Oakland, Ca

  • Location
    Oakland, California
  • Salary
    $ 25 - $ 29
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Do you prefer working in a non-profit company? We are currently looking to fill a temp to hire Staff Accountant job opportunity for this exciting East Bay company located in Oakland, California. You should have two years or more years of experience as a staff accountant with experience in payroll.  You will be responsible for processing a semi-monthly payroll for 120 employee’s, accounts payable handling a weekly check run, accounts receivable preparing bills and in benefits manage the bills and reconcile monthly. The hourly pay for this position is between $26.00 to $29.00 hourly based on your level of experience.
Your Responsibilities include:
- Process a semi-monthly payroll for exempt and non-exempt employee’s
- Post all payroll and benefit entries, manage benefit deductions and submissions, and prepare and submit garnishment checks
- Review and reconcile payroll tax reports, W-2’s, and manage quarterly and annual payroll reporting
- Process Accounts Payable handling a weekly check run of 20 to 50 checks a week
- Assist in Accounts Receivable preparing bills
- General Ledger closing journal entries as required
- Assist with bank and other account reconciliations
Your Qualifications for the job include:
- Two years of experience in a Staff Accountant
- One year of experience processing payroll of at least 50 employees’
- Attention to detail, able to pick up tasks quickly, and organized
- Strong communications both written and verbal
- Payroll software experience with ADP Workforce Now would be required
- Software experience with Intacct would be preferred
- Strong Microsoft Excel skills comfortable with vlookups and pivots tables (experience exporting and importing into software a big plus
- Comfortable in a paperless digital environment
If you are interested in this or other job opportunities available through Accounting Principals, please submit your resume today at!


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