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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Staff Acct
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  • Expiry Date: 06 May 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2156191_1617748689

Job Number: 2156191

Staff Accountant
Santa Rosa, CA

Staff Accountant
Our client in Santa Rosa is seeking a temporary, possible temp-to-perm, Staff Accountant to join their team. This is a full-time position.


  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts for multiple business entities; reviews and analyzes all general ledger accounts for accuracy and resolves accounting discrepancies.

  • Manages accounts receivable, including monthly reconciliation, report preparation and collection calls

  • Preparation of bank reconciliations including resolving discrepancies; cash management analysis and review with Controller

  • Active role in month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing procedures, worksheets and reports

  • Aids with financial reporting and budget set up, as well as ad hoc studies and analysis

  • Involvement in external audits, including preparing audit schedules; preparation and filing of personal property tax statements; preparation of California sales and use tax returns

  • Supervises daily operations of Accounting Department during Controller's absence

  • Interaction with all departments regarding coding of expenses and other financial management needs

  • Special projects and other responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • 4+ years relevant Accounting experience; knowledge of finance, accounting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections

  • Proficient use of Excel, Word and Navision or similar accounting software

  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and maintain high standards of accuracy with strong attention to detail while also being able to work well as part of a team

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Highly organized, accurate, detail and multi-task oriented; ability to complete tasks in an accurate manner within established time constraints

  • Good judgment, versatility, flexibility, and enthusiasm

Staff Accountant
Santa Rosa, CA

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