Staff Accountant Job in Sacramento, CA

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

ACCOUNTING PRINCIPALS is looking for a Full-Time Staff Accountant in Sacramento, CA. In this role you will working with a leading environmental consulting firm facing challenging physical and regulatory issues. Working with an energetic and passionate team you will play a vital role in accomplishing the core company values, while controlling direct and overhead costs.
Job Responsibilities

  • Invoice customers according to contracts (mainly federal), generate statements and follow-through with collection calls/notices where appropriate
  • Enter/post A/P invoices, expense reports and other items in QuickBooks. Match source documents (packing slips, PO, bills, etc.) and balance to sub-ledgers and Excel worksheets
  • Create and maintain vendor records, including contact information, 1099 eligibility, payment terms and any other information required
  • Create and maintain employees in payroll, wages and related employment data including W-4 and garnishments
  • Process payroll including verifying data from time tracking program, sync time, and process tax payments, quarterly and annual state/federal tax reports
  • Summarize certain details in separate ledgers or computer files and transfer data to the general ledger
  • Enter bank transactions and reconcile asset and liability accounts
  • Design and compile reports to show statistics, such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit and loss, and other items pertinent to operations of the business or as requested by outside accounting experts, government agencies or other interested parties
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of monthly financial statements for management review
  • File and maintain all appropriate contracts and documents relating to clients and vendors
  • Assist with development of cost proposal spreadsheets and budgets
  • Prepare reconciliation, allocations, accruals, etc.
  • Document procedures and ensure accounting practices are in accordance with local, state and federal requirements
  • Coordinate accounting matters with management staff


  • 3-5 years of related accounting experience
  • Degree in accounting or business administration
  • Strong proficiency in QuickBooks accounting software, expert with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • GAAP knowledge and bookkeeping experience
  • Efficient, detail oriented, organized and accurate
  • Quick learner with ability to follow through on tasks
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information
  • Self-motivated with ability to think independently, but know when to ask questions

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of finance and administration and demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Flexible
  • Demonstrates sound work ethics
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s license, clean driving record, proof of insurance, and be authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

If this Staff Accountant role interests you, don’t delay. Apply today! For immediate consideration for this job in Sacramento please send a copy of your resume to


Please apply with your CV to: Dustin DeBruyn -916-9235555

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