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Job Number: 2162312

Job Title: Accounting Specialist
Location: Santa Rosa

Job Summary:
Our client is local to Santa Rosa and provides services to our community that greatly improve the quality of life to their clients. They are seeking an Accounting Specialist to take on responsibilities within the accounting department. Day to day tasks include processing cash disbursements, invoicing (entry, coding, posting) and check runs, for multiple bank accounts. Additionally, you will reconcile all vendor accounts for accuracy and maintain A/P files. The ideal candidate will have excellent problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to work independently and collaboratively when need.


  • Audit preparations and year-end processing. Coordinates preparation of the 990 with the auditors.
  • Prepare journal entries and postings to computerized accounting program.
  • Keep Assistant Controller apprised of all monies spent, manual checks and other spending and post promptly to accounting records.
  • Responsible for informing Assistant Controller of any unusual or irregular transactions.
  • Complete credit applications as needed on behalf of the organization.
  • Prepare accounting reports and analysis as directed by supervisor.
  • Filing of accounting records and reports and coordinate maintenance of accounting files with temporary help or volunteer support.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Two years' experience in accounting specialist position
  • At least one year of experience processing high volume accounts payable
  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent; preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with computerized accounting software; preferred
Compensation: $21-27

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