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Job Number: 2163123

Job Title: Accounting Specialist
Compensation: $26-28/h
Type: Hybrid

Job Summary:
Our client in Sebastopol is looking for an accounting administrative specialist to join their team. In this position you will be responsible for light Accounts Payable and client vendor management. Other administrative duties include invoice entry, drafting letters, working with Excel spreadsheets and multiple reporting tools. Ideally you will have excellent problem solving and organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail.


  • Communicate with employees and legal department when issues arise, or clarification of contract language is necessary
  • Answer questions from staff and legal department staff and authors regarding tax form related inquiries.
  • Accounts payable maintenance
  • Generate and reconcile data reports
  • Filing, electronic filing, photocopying, scanning, faxing, stuffing envelopes, managing large quantities of documentation (contracts, statements, notations), and auditing mailing addresses
  • Research returned mail and contact information, broadcast updated information to company.
  • Assist with other accounting staff needs

Desired Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, some college level courses in accounting or bookkeeping
  • Data entry - typing minimum 45 words per minute and 10-key by touch
  • Experience in transactional accounting, i.e. accounts payable, invoice entry, vendor setup and maintenance and implementing tax withhold regulations.
  • Intermediate Excel and Word skills
  • IRS Forms - Familiarity with W-9, W-8BEN, W-8BEN-E and 1099 forms and data requirements a plus

About Nelson:

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