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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Staff Acct
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiration Date: 11 June 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2168288_1652399777

Job Number: 2168288


The Client is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant to help oversee general accounting operations by verifying and reconciling our financial transactions. Staff Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures, and reconciling balance sheet accounts. Note: This role requires bi-weekly in-person visits to the Oakland office to process AR.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Accounts Payable Processing
    • Nexonia and payment processing and approvals
    • Adding new vendors to the systems
    • Managing Vendor Set Up form
  • Accounts Receivable
    • Deposit checks through Remote Deposit
    • Record deposit journal entries
  • Monthly credit card reconciliations
  • Maintain AP
    • Crossed trained with and Nexonia so that errors that happen can be fixed
    • Ensuring that system is syncing correctly across Intacct/Nexonia/
    • Following up with staff on past due expense reports
    • Training, supporting, and adding new staff in Nexonia
  • Administrator for Bank of America corporate cards and emburse cards
    • Issue credit cards to new staff, resolve issues around fraud and reissuing cards
  • Audit Support
    • Assisting with PBC requests
    • AP documentation
  • AP/AR Aging reconciled to Balance Sheet
    • Creating report in Intacct that shows variances and ensuring accuracy
  • 1099 Maintenance
    • Ensuring that vendors are entered with W-9 information
    • Maintaining compliance with annual 1099-Misc/NEC distributions
  • Monthly Close Duties
    • Work closely with Assistant Controller to meet monthly close deadlines
    • Balance sheet reconciliations for all entities
    • Maintain depreciation schedule and record depreciation entries
    • Assist in other accounting and related projects, as required
  • Oversee accounting mailbox & inbox
  • Maintaining the property tax payments and schedule for each entity

Qualifications & Skills (including preferred):

  • 2+ years of relevant accounting experience in the capacity of a staff accountant that includes closing of books, managing intercompany reconciliations, doing journal entries, bank reconciliations, etc
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience with enterprise level accounting software. Preferred experience with Intacct
  • Excited about using new systems, and ability to navigate between them; we use Nexonia,, Intacct, FloQast, and Adaptive Insights
  • Prefer that candidate has family office experience and/or multi-entity experience

Personal Attributes and Characteristics:

  • Detailed collaborator
  • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent written and verbal skills, excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment

Ideal candidates will also demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to work in a dynamic office with diverse co-workers and a highly entrepreneurial culture.
  • Deep and authentic commitment to our organizational values:
    • We Close Gaps, Open Doors, and SMASH Barriers.
    • We Value Tech as a Tool to Scale Social Impact.
    • We Lead with Racial Justice and Reflect the Communities We Serve.
    • We Honor Distances Traveled, Not Just Finish Lines.
    • We Challenge with Urgency, Respect, and Purpose.
    • We Don't Just Talk. Positive Intent Must Lead to Positive Action.
  • Innovative and creative thinker who is not afraid to try something new and inspire others.
  • Very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Strong work ethic with minimal need for direction.
  • Work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • A desire to work and grow in a fast-paced and fun environment.


The Client provides competitive compensation commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life/disability insurance, paid time off, 401k, volunteer time, flexible spending accounts (i.e. parking, transit, medical and dependent care), student loan repayment assistance and on-demand mental healthcare. Our collaborative office is located in Oakland's dynamic Uptown District.

We are seeking candidates with a personal commitment to fairness, social justice, and innovation--values that are embedded in our culture. We are committed to representation and inclusion, and we welcome applicants with diverse perspectives and backgrounds.


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.