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  • Sector: Executive Search
  • Function: Staff Acct
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  • Expiration Date: 13 July 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2166421_1655095434

Job Number: 2166421

We are currently seeking an energetic, compassionate, and mission driven Sr. Staff Accountant for a client in Modesto. The organization offers a competitive compensation package, time-off, and excellent benefits.


  • Lead with month-end close, including the processing of journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, and monthly reporting for 2 entities.
  • Assist with Financial Statements preparation and variance analysis.
  • Process payroll-related journal entries after each payroll and monthly payroll accrual
  • Monthly credit card reconciliations
  • Lead with revenue reconciliation and billing department adjustments.
  • Assist with year-end close and external audits.
  • Prepare and file quarterly and annual forms such as Sales & Mill Tax, Business Property Statements, etc.
  • Maintain written process and procedures for routine Senior Staff Accountant duties
  • Support the bi-weekly payroll for over 600 employees.
  • Support the off-cycle checks as needed.
  • Partners in the maintenance of detailed payroll records and reports
  • Partners in the generation of bi-weekly payroll reports for site administration
  • Complete year-end W-2 review
  • Assist with annual 401(k) audit and Workers Compensation audit
  • Provide backup and assistance to Accounting Manager and for all accounting-related duties.
  • Serve as backup for accounting associates related to payroll, accounts payable and purchasing tasks.


  • BA/BS degree, Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 4-6 years of accounting experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of payroll experience preferred
  • Experience with accounting software is required (QuickBooks experience preferred)
  • Experience with external payroll processing software is required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel

About Nelson:

If you're looking for a new opportunity, the recruiting and staffing experts at Nelson can help. We work with companies of all types and sizes across all industries. We help people like you find exciting roles with employers ranging from Fortune 100, government, and nonprofit organizations to local businesses, industry leaders, and the most agile start-ups. The candidates we work with appreciate our responsive approach, genuine relationships, and exceptional service. With a commitment to transparency, authenticity, and credibility, we look forward to our jobs every day, and we're excited to help you find the job you've been looking for. Nelson is an EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.