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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Senior Acct
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  • Expiration Date: 20 January 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2164587_1640128447

Job Number: 2164587

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Remote (Hybrid option given)

Our San Francisco based client has an immediate need for a Senior Accountant who possess a strong working knowledge of NetSuite financial system or similar ERP and will assist in the maintenance of operational policies and practices that facilitate efficient operation and financial management of the organization.


  • Prepare, review, and approve journal entries
  • Review, analyze, record, and reconcile investment account activity
  • Prepare monthly schedules and reconciliations of various balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Produce routine and customized financial reports
  • Assist in the preparation of documentation for annual and other external audits
  • Work with Accounting Manager - GL and IT to enhance the accounting systems
  • Engage with internal staff and external clients for purposes of financial training, consultation, problem-solving, and planning


  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), nonprofit accounting, and internal control processes
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills. Must be able to identify, analyze, and problem-solve accounting or compliance issues within a deadline-oriented environment
  • Experience with analysis of investment and bank accounts and transactions
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of internal and external clients; ability to strive for high level of satisfaction
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to cooperate and work collaboratively toward solutions that generally benefit all involved parties
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making ability and able to financially sound determinations
  • Proficiency with MS Office and NetSuite or similar ERP
  • Excellent organizational, planning, prioritizing and time management skills
  • Ability to explain financial statements and accounting concepts to non-finance personnel
  • Experience with developing and maintaining reporting systems procedures and practices
  • Ability to work independently within a fast-paced, task-directed, deadline-oriented environment
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance with an emphasis in accounting preferred

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