Staff Accountant job opening in Sacramento, CA area

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  • Location
    Sacramento, California
  • Category
    Accountant - General
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_20699_58066688
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

We are seeking a Staff Accountant with a strong background in AP, AR, and journal entries for a client in Sacramento, CA . This job opening offers great room for growth for the right candidate as their industry (and office) is growing rapidly.  Please read the job responsibilities and requirements sections below and if the position looks right for you, please apply as we're currently interviewing in our Sacramento office!
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Firm grasp of and experience with the full-cycle AP/AR process
  • Perform the processing and recording of accounts payable transactions and ensure that all invoices and staff reimbursements are paid accurately and in accordance with finance policies and procedures
  • Post to General Ledger and make appropriate adjustments.
  • Responsible for bank reconciliations
  • Oversee preparation of monthly/year end accounting records.
  • Perform the processing of functional and benefits expense allocations, monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, fixed assets depreciation and recording of adjusting and reclassification journal entries, if necessary
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements, budget performance, and interim grant financial reporting
 
REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma with some additional education in accounting - Accounting degree preferred but not required
  • GL and debits/credits experience a must
  • Several years of prior accounting experience desired (2 years minimum)
  • Ability to maintain high volume of work with exceptional accuracy
  • Computer knowledge and experience with MS Office including Word and Excel - Excel skills must be at an advance level
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Familiarity with the prevalent ERP systems a plus
  • Must enjoy being part of a dynamic team and appreciate a job well done
 
Please send your resume directly to Andrew Walsh at Andrew.Walsh@accountingprincipals.com if you are interested in the Staff Accountant job in Sacramento or apply directly to this posting.  Interviews currently being held in our Sacramento Office. You can see our other current job openings at www.accountingprincipals.com.

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