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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in Berkeley, California


Mission-oriented non-profit in Berkeley, which has been serving the community for over 40 years is looking for a contract Sr. Accountant to manage the finance department. This is a contract role to cover for a leave of absence.

This is an onsite role, with the option for hybrid work.

As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This Senior Accountant opportunity is located in Berkeley.

Your responsibilities

  • Implement monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP

  • Compose Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Create analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

  • Continually improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Work with internal and external auditors to coordinate quarterly reviews and testing

  • Realize compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners


  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Analysis experience desired

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Must be proficient and able to complete various financial reporting tasks

  • BA/BS in Accounting

  • A strong track record of communicating, both verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Possess strong organizational and follow-up skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

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