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Robert Half Accounting Assistant in Oakland, California


Accounting assistant needed at well established and stable Energy Solutions firm in Oakland! The accounting assistant will be responsible for processing the company's monthly revenue and billing in accordance with contract rates and company policy. The employee must be detail-oriented and have strong analytical and organization skills. Entry level college graduate are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

· Project set-up in Vision ensuring proper revenue recognition and accurate monthly billings

· Ensure complete client back-up documentation is provided for prompt client payment including timesheets, TECs, TARs, etc.

· Booking of monthly unit entries to properly segregate project versus indirect costs

· Monthly reconciliation and variance explanation for AR and, WIP

· Process consultant invoices in accordance to contract rates and policies

· Handle follow-up and collection of outstanding AR invoices

· Ensure client invoices are paid within 90 days or initiate management meetings with client as necessary

· Provide comments/ explanations for outstanding AR

· Handle monthly financial reports

· Assist with other monthly close activities such as reconciliations and variances explanations for expense accounts

· Assist with related special projects and reports as requested by Management and Project Managers



  • Effective written, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team

  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills; ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision

  • Ability to make good decisions using sound, professional judgment

  • Detail oriented, positive professional attitude

· Strong work ethic and keen sense of urgency

· BS/BA degree in Accounting or Business Administration (equivalent combination of education and experience) preferred

· Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel required)

· Project Accounting experience preferred

· Perform multiple tasks effectively

· Strong analytical skills required

· Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

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