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Job Number: 2162272

Job Title: Accountant I
Location: Santa Rosa

Job Summary:
Local transit authority is seeking an Accountant I to join their accounting department. Responsibilities include tracking and recording revenues, reconciling accounts receivable, customer billing, preparing journal entries and reconciliation of the general ledger. The ideal candidate will be able to analyze, review and reconcile financial data, reports, and transactions while maintaining accuracy. Additionally, you will effectively communicate with colleagues at all levels in the company.


  • Prepares and maintains accounting records for multiple funds, departments, accounts, and subsidiaries.
  • Coordinates, research, and reports on the collection of past due accounts receivable
  • Reviews accounts payable transactions for accuracy and approves for payment
  • Maintains fixed asset schedules and runs monthly depreciation and amortization.
  • Reconciles various inventory reports and transactions monthly.
  • Coordinates year-end physical inventory count and reconciliation.
  • Assists with tax compliance, government filings and1099s.
  • Assists with external audits.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or college equivalent with at least 12 semester units
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Excel
  • One year of government accounting experience; a plus!

Compensation: $32-38/h

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