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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Accounting Manager
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 27 September 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2160851_1632426312

Job Number: 2160851

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Santa Rosa
Compensation: $30-35/h

Job Summary:

Our client is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their accounting department. In this dynamic role you will be responsible for accuracy of the general ledger, as well as deposits and loans, fixed assets, annual appeal and capital campaign books. In addition, this position is the primary lead on the payroll function for employees. Working experience with sales tax, property tax and property transfers is preferred.


  • General ledger work: deposits and loans, fixed assets, payroll, annual appeal and capital campaign accounts
  • Reconciles bank accounts
  • Month end procedures for accounts receivables and accounts payables
  • Property tax expert and provides consultation to parishes and other entities as needed. Works closely with the assessors' offices in all counties and provides support to finance accounting clerks as needed.
  • Posts, administers, and reconciles pensions and retirement plans and provide reports to appropriate departments
  • Works closely with HR and Benefits
  • Processes semi-monthly payroll as needed
  • Develops, conducts, and documents financial procedure review
  • In conjunction with Human Resources and Benefits Department determine and correct employee wage/hour issues
  • Works closely with Risk and Property Director/Controller/CFO to maintain/improve insurance billing process

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance
  • 2-6 years of business experience in a corporate accounting function
  • Experience with AccuFund, IBS; highly desired
  • Strong working knowledge of computer and manual accounting systems
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of GAAP accounting procedures and GAAS auditing standards

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